ROYAL COLLEGE OF ART
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New Sensations was introduced to find and support the most imaginative and talented artists - taking the form of a nationwide (UK and Ireland) prize for 2011 BA and MA graduates. Now in its fifth year, the Saatchi Gallery and Channel 4 scheme gave 20 artists the chance to exhibit their work in London during Frieze Week. Crane.tv meets the finalists of the much-coveted bursary - awarded to four selected artists, funding production of new work for the show.
Simply put, important new artists are most likely to emerge in the same cities where important artists have emerged in the recent past. And even more narrowly, in recent decades important new artists have been most likely to emerge from the same academic institutions that have produced important artists in the past.