Marcus Jansen Wins Dave Bown Projects Award

Art Press Release from United States. Published by anonymous on Tuesday 18 December 2012.

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2012 Marcus Jansen, wins Dave Bown Projects $10,000 Award. Founded in 2005, the Dave Bown Projects focuses on advancing the field of visual arts by conducting research, buying works of art for the Collection of Dave Bown Projects, and providing unrestricted monetary awards to visual artists. Past competitions have featured Andy Warhol and Frank Stella.

Many of the artists who compete in the online project have exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Whitney Museum of American Art, Tate Britain (Turner Prize recipients), the Venice Biennale and other prestigious museums and art institutes worldwide.

Winner of the 5th Semi Annual, Jurors: Karl Hecksher (owner of K5 Editions, New York), Andrea Karnes (Curator at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth), and Mary Kate O’Hare (Curator of American Art at the Newark Museum).

Previous artists involved: Andy Warhol, Chuck Close, Frank Stella Cy Twombly.

Title: Secret Gardens