Christian Marclay receives Larry Aldrich Award
Contemporary Artist Christian Marclay has been chosen as the fifteenth recipient of the Larry Aldrich Award a prize that every year honors an American artist whose work has had a significant impact on contemporary visual culture during recent years. He receives $25,000 and the opportunity for an exhibition at The Aldrich Museum in 2011. Christian Marclay’s visual art practice, which includes video installations, sculpture, photography and collage, reflects on the relationship between sound and image. His piece Double Doors (The Electic Chair) was part of an exhibition titled Voice and Void at the Aldrich Contemporary Museum as part of the 2006 Hall Curatorial Fellowship Exhibition.
Previous recipients of the Larry Aldrich Award include Elizabeth Peyton (2006), Kara Walker (2005), Catherine Opie (2004), David Hammons (2003), Fred Wilson (2002), Mark Dion (2001), Doug Aitken (2000), Janine Antoni (1999), Ann Hamilton (1998), Charles Ray (1997), Robert Gober (1996), Bruce Nauman (1995), Cindy Sherman (1994) and Elizabeth Murray (1993).