An image of the UOVO Prize winner, John Edmonds
John Edmonds, New York City, 2019. (Photo: Hudson Bohr)

The Brooklyn Museum Awards John Edmonds the UOVO Prize

July 14, 2019

“We’re so pleased to offer the UOVO Prize to John Edmonds, an artist whose gorgeous photographs negotiating the intersection of race, gender, sexuality, and spirituality have been captivating us over the past several years,” says Anne Pasternak, Shelby White and Leon Levy Director, Brooklyn Museum. “We can’t wait to share his ambitious body of work with Brooklyn, both inside the Museum and outside on the UOVO: BROOKLYN façade.” Through the UOVO Prize Edmonds’ work will be installed on the facade of our forthcoming Bushwick facility and will be featured in a solo exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum. Edmonds is included in the current group exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum and the 2019 Whitney Biennial.


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