Pirelli Hangar Bicocca has won the 2018 Global Fine Art Award in the Best Impressionist and Modern category for solo artist shows. The award is part of the Global Fine Art Awards program, set up to recognize the best curated art, culture and design exhibitions around the world in museums, galleries, fairs, and biennials, as well as public installations. It has been won by Pirelli HangarBicocca for the exhibition Lucio Fontana: Ambienti/Environments, which was on show in the exhibition space in Milan from 21 September 2017 to 25 February 2018. It was curated by Marina Pugliese, Barbara Ferriani and Vicente Todolí, and organised in collaboration with Fondazione Lucio Fontana.
For this fifth edition of the Global Fine Art Awards throughout the year, more than 2,000 exhibitions were researched and reviewed. In the 13 juried award categories, 94 exhibitions from 31 countries were ultimately selected by the nominating committee and judges as official nominees. The international jury consists of Savita Apte, James M. Bradburne, Gina Costa, Joe Lin-Hill, and Dean Phelus.