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Last chance to see exhibition of 18 international artists at the MAC Belfast

It's your last chance to visit the 18 works of the shortlisted finalists of the 2016 MAC International Ulster Bank Prize.

The six month displays which are across all floors of the MAC come to an end on February 19.

The exhibition opened in October, when the Slovenian artist Jasmina Cibic was announced as the winner of the £20,000 Ulster Bank prize for her work, Tear Down and Rebuild.

The competition attracted over 1,000 entrants from across the globe, and the 18 shortlisted works are drawn from artists across Europe, USA and south America.

Anne McReynolds, Chief Executive of the MAC, said: “We have been delighted at how popular the 2016 MAC International Ulster Bank exhibition has been, with visitors from across Northern Ireland and beyond calling to the MAC to see these wonderful, innovative and thought provoking works.

“Over the Christmas period we had more than 90,000 visitors and the MAC International was a

“Exhibitions like this are an extremely important way for exciting innovative artists to build their reputation, and those on the 2016 shortlist all have bright futures ahead of them. This may be the last chance to see these works on display in Belfast.”

The MAC International exhibition finishes on Sunday, February 19.

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