Category hansen

2007 $15,000

Al Hansen1927-1995

Al Hansen Estate
New York, NY

$15,000 to conserve and archivally store the artist’s work and ephemora, organized by estate directors Bibbe Hansen and Sean Carrillo. A founding member of New York’s Fluxus movement, Hansen moved to Cologne Germany during the 1980s and established an art school called the Ultimate Akademie. In addition to organizing some of the first Happenings and participating in early Pop art, Hansen created numourous intricate collages based on the figure of Venus out of such everyday objects as matchsticks, aluminum foil and Hershey’s candy wrappers.

Total: $15,000