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Hammer Museum Announces Winners of 2014 Made in L.A. Mohn Awards

Originally posted by: The Los Angeles Times
August 19, 2014

The Hammer Museum thrilled four Los Angeles artists with the announcement Tuesday that they had won the 2014 Made in L.A. Mohn Awards.

The top prize — the juried Mohn Award, which honors artistic excellence with $100,000 funded by philanthropists and art lovers Jarl and Pamela Mohn — went to the Los Angeles Museum of Art, which is a micro-gallery and art installation created by Alice K├Ânitz, 43.

The juried Career Achievement Award, which celebrates “brilliance and resilience” with a $25,000 prize, went to the married couple Michael and Magdalena Frimkess, 77 and 84, respectively. Together they create delicate ceramics that he throws and she paints.

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