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Marcus Antonius Jansen was born in New York and spent his childhood between Manhattan and Germany. He studied design in 1980 before enrolling in the US Armed Forces. After five years in the military, he returned to college and resuming his creative practice.
Jansen, who describes his paintings as “urban lifescapes,” has been mentioned in Who’s Who in American Art publication and Famous 100 Contemporary Artists, and included in the Flavio Puviani-International Encyclopedia Dictionary of Modern & Contemporary Art.
His work is in permanent collections of the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum in Washington DC, Southwest Florida Museum of History, and the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Art in Taiwan. His corporate commissions include Absolut Vodka, Warner Brothers, and FIFA World Cup.