Marcus Jansen at Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
On May 06. 2011 between 6:00 and 11:00pm, the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center will host itís first solo exhibition by internationally renown painter Marcus Jansen. His recent documentary, A Painterís Allegory drew one of the largest crowds at the Fort Myers Film Festival and will show during the reception and throughout the exhibition period. Show runs through March 27. 2011. This is a public event. Address: 2301 First Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901.
Jansen is a citizen of the World, A Gulf War Veteran, who managed to transform his life from a soldier at war to a soldier in the arts. He is known for exploring modern settings and often graffiti urban landscapes that deliver social and political commentary of our contemporary world since 1997 and is considered by art critics and scholars alike as a pioneer of this movement.
Jansenís work has been published and noted in media publications such as on the cover of New American Paintings June 2011 issue, Forbes Magazine, The New York Times, The Kuwait Times, Art News and Art in America Magazine. Work has been included in Whoís Who in American Art and Whoís Who in International Art. His collections include, the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, The Moscow Museum of Modern Art, (MMOMA),The National Taiwan Museum of Fine Art as well as The New Britain Museum of American Art and the Smithsonian Institution. Jansen may be considered one of the most exciting new painters to emerge at the early part of the 21st. Century and has created an international following.
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