Tuesday 17th of December 2013 in Prague, the awards ceremony for artists over 35 organized by initiative Umělec má cenu (Artist has a price) took place. The name o the price is variable according the name of its current laureate, and is given as a gesture from the artists and theoreticians of younger generation to the older generation of artists.
The Prize from Vladimír Kokolia was passed to Martin Zet who thus became laureate for 2014.
The initiative Artist has a price emerged in 2007 from the need to point out who is important authority for younger generation and who's got their respects. After Jiří Kovanda, Vladimír Skrepl, Adriena Šimotová, artist duo Lukáš Jasanský and Martin Polák, Václav Stratil and Dalibor Chatrný was the seventh laureate of this price Vladimír Kokolia, after whom the imaginary rule was accepted by Martin Zet.
Finalists: Karel Malich, Marek Meduna, Jan Merta, Tomáš Vaněk, Martin Zet
Jury: Oldřich Bystřický, Anna Hulačová, Johana Lomová, Richard Nikl, Petr Šprincl
Part of the poll is also the choice of the most valuable group and solo exhibition that have taken place in the Czech Republic during past year.
Awarded was the project Silent Revolutions in Ornament. Experiments in Decorative Art, 1880–1930 (Moravian gallery, Brno) and exposition The Earth Turns And All Things Slip Away (Hunt Kastner, Prague).
The solo show of the year was announced Karel Malich exhibition in Prague Castle Riding School.