Denmark’s greatest award for Danish contemporary artists, the Carl Nielsen and Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen Award is given this autumn 2016. The three award winners can be experienced in exhibition at Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art. Every straight year the award is given to Danish fine artists as a special recognition of their artistic practice and as a cheering and helping hand to the given artist’s future work.
Former award takers counts artists like Elmgreen & Dragset, Nina Saunders, FOS, Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen, Marianne Jørgensen, SUPERFLEX, and Lea Porsager.
Award winners 2016: Margrete Sørensen, Jørgen Carlo Larsen and artist-duo Hanne Nielsen & Birgit Johnsen (1959).