Specialpris / Special Prize 2017

Portræt, portræt, portræt

Lars Gudmund Hansen (1951)

Danmark / Denmark

Portræt, portræt, portræt / Portrait, portrait, portrait

Fotografi / Photography

100 x 66,7 cm

Lars Gudmund Hansen was born in Copenhagen. Education: Arts degree in film studies at Copenhagen University. He has worked for many years as a television producer, film instructor and photographer. Currently, he is editor-in-chief at TVGlad and member of the Danish Media Council for Children and Young People. The photograph was taken in January 2016 at the Louvre Museum in Paris. The Asian woman is using the Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci as a background for her selfie. Being arguably the most famous portrait in art history, this work is permanently guarded and protected by a layer of armoured glass.