David Hansen

Hansen, David
David Hansen has worked as a regional gallery director, a State museum curator, a newspaper critic and an auction house researcher and specialist; in 2014 he was appointed Associate Professor at the Centre for Art History and Art Theory at the Australian National University. With over 30 years’ professional experience in the visual arts and museums sectors, Dr Hansen has curated more than 80 exhibitions, and has published widely: highlights include the exhibition books Dempsey’s People (2017), winner of the William M.B. Berger Prize for British Art History, John Glover and the Colonial Picturesque (2003), winner of the Tasmania Prize, The Fifth Australian Sculpture Triennial (1993) and The Face of Australia: the land and the people (1988) and the essay Seeing Truganini (2010), winner of both the Australian Book Review’s Calibre Prize and the Alfred Deakin Prize for an Essay Advancing Public Debate in the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards.