benandsebastian have received an honorary award from the Niels Wessel Bagge foundation. The award ceremony was held at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art on the 27th of November 2012.
Niels Bagge (1908-1990 – shown above right) was a Danish dancer, choreographer and collector of contemporary art and pre-Columbian ceramics. His collection included works by Robert Rauschenberg, Rafael Canogar, Andy Warhol, Edward Kienholtz and Rinaldo Paluzzi. Following his death in 1990, the Niels Wessel Bagge foundation was established to support contemporary visual artists. Previously Mie Olise, Michael Kvium, Lise Malinovsky, Christian Lemmerz, Tal R, Kaspar Bonnen and Malene Landgren have received the award.