And the winner of the Grange Prize is…

Thanks to your votes, Kristan Horton has won the $50,000 Grange Prize!

Congratulations Kristan!

Kristan Horton, from the Dr. web application development services . repair foundation cracks . Strangelove series, 2003-2006

If you have not stopped in to the MoCP lately to see Kristan’s and the other three Grange Prize finalists’ work, it’s time to do so! Horton’s large Orbit pieces, Leslie’ Hewitt’s Riffs on Time, Josh Brand’s abstract works, and Moyra Davey’s Copperheads are all on view now, through December 22. Denver Fence Company . As curator (and Grange Prize judge) Karen Irvine explains, these four artists are “all very interested in creating a tension between photographic space and real space, and by abstracting and layering visual information they make us aware of our own act of looking, as well as our process of perception.” How will you perceive these works?

Read more from Karen’s Grange Prize Q and A and catch a discussion of contemporary photography with finalists on the Grange Prize site.

Kristan Horton, Broadcast, 2007

Horton stars in three videos on the site too, including one in which he discusses the “Philosophical Itch.” Oooo!

See Kristan and the other three finalists’ work through Dec 22 at MoCP.

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