Marcus Antonius Jansen
A leader since 1997 in modern urban expressionism, bringing a new sophistication to urban art – Marcus Antonius Jansen Book Release 2006
Date: August 31, 2006
Contact: Michaela Jansen, 239-369-0846
“Marcus understands the language of Contemporary Art. His work is loose and spontaneous. I have been in many Galleries and Museums and good work catches my eye, so did his”. – Jerome A. Donson, Director of the Long Beach Museum and American Vanguard Exhibitions Europe 1961.
Modern Urban Expressionism, is renowned artist Marcus Antonius Jansens first solo book release showing a collection of the artists famous “Lifescape” urban paintings that cross urban graffiti elements with sophisticated abstract expressionistic brsuhstrokes in mostly full page spreads and offers a biographical overview about the artists world travels and experiences transforming his life from a soldier to the visual arts.
Viewers will find, photos and a critical essay by Florida resident and Author/Art critic Gerri Reaves Ph.D “From Exile to Redemption in the ‘Prairies of Stone’ as well as Testimonials by Renowned Digital artist Laurence Gartel, former instructor to Andy Warhol on computers and fellow classmate of Graffiti artist Keith Haring. Special reviews by Monty Montgomery – President of the American Academy of the Arts Florida and Jerome A. Donson, Museum Director and in charge of the American Vanguard Exhibitions Europe 1961, that included artists such as (Jackson Pollack, Robert Rauschenberg, Willhelm De Kooning and many from the abstract expressonist movement).
The Jansen book, follows three other releases this year were Jansen was chosen be featured in. Otherbooks include: Famous Contemporary artists by World of Art Books London and Illuminations book, supported by Nobel Prize winner Desmond Tutu. Jansen was selecte among over 180 artists from 43 different countries in the world. The book, (printed 1000 copies first run) will be available through Jansens representing Galleries in New York City, Naples, Paris France, Los Angeles California, Ft. Myers and Atlanta Georgia as well as online book stores accessible worldwide.
Jansen will appear on FOX 4, NBC 2 News and WGCU Radio. For Museums, Bookstores, Galleries, TV media, Radio and organizations wanting to schedule book signings with the artist in attendance or who would like to carry the book, after scheduled book release on November 19th 2006.
You may contact us anytime for wholesale prices. Preorders are now being accepted!
Between now and September 29th save $10.00, only pay $39.95 for your signed copy available November 2006. Book retail after September 29th 2006: $49.95. Only limited signed copies available!