Jan van Munster

Deutscher Lichtkunstpreis 2020


Kunstmuseum Celle (DE)

press release

Jan van Munster receives the German Light Art Award 2020. With this prize the Robert Simon Art Foundation honors the internationally successful Dutch artist for his life’s work.
Jan van Munster is the fourth artist to receive the prize. The German Light Art Award is presented every two years in the Kunstmuseum Celle (DE). Previous winners in 2014 were Otto Piene (US / DE), 2016 Mischa Kuball (DE) and 2018 Brigitte Kowanz (AUS).”

The festive presentation of the German Light Art Award was on 19 January 2020 at the Kunstmuseum Celle.

Works by Van Munster will be on display in a solo exhibition through 29 March 2020.

The museum was established in 1998 as a 24-hour art museum. It houses one of the most extensive museum collections of contemporary light art in Germany.”