Press Releases tagged with photography

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FOKOS PAYS HOMAGE TO CLASSIC NOVELS IN SOLO SHOW

Released: January 13, 2016

San Diego, CA - January 13, 2016  - The Sparks Gallery (530 6th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101) is pleased to announce David Fokos’ solo show, “The Book Pages Project”, opening February 5, 2016.    Fokos will be exhibiting his photographs of pages from seminal novels. For these works, Fokos’ has folded or shaped each page to highlight specific text from each selected novel. Some of the titles include: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell (1949), The Right Stuff, Tom Wolfe (1979), Fear and Loathing In Las Vegas, Hunter S. Thompson (1971), Neuromancer, William Gibson (1984), Catch-22, Joseph He...


Passerina cyanea, Indigo bunting, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, 2007

Leah Sobsey Photographs the Collections of America's National Park Museums in New Book

Released: March 29, 2016

Leah Sobsey works at the intersection of nineteenth century photographic processes and twenty-first century digital technology. Inspired by Anna Atkins, the 19th-century botanist and photographer, Sobsey photographs bird skins, bleached bones, tattered shoes, and fragile butterflies that she unearths from the dark drawers of national park museum collections. Plucked from their original context, she illuminates them with sun and light, giving them new definition. The subject matter of each series she creates is dictated by her discoveries, bridging past to present, honoring both the specim...

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Art Boca Raton Opening Night Light Show, March 17, 2016 at the International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches at the Research Park on the Grounds of FAU

ART BOCA RATON ANNOUNCES SUCCESS OF INAUGURAL FAIR

Released: March 28, 2016

BOCA RATON, FL – (March 28, 2016) – Art Boca Raton took place for the first time March 18-21, 2016 at the International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches at the Research Park on the grounds of Florida Atlantic University with 42 galleries exhibiting and 14,000 attendees. “This is one of our most successful contemporary art fair launches in the past 20 years,” said David Lester, co-founder and co-organizer of Art Boca Raton.   Lee Ann Lester, co-founder and co-organizer said, “We were delighted to kick off this first year of Art Boca Raton with significant galleries from New York, London, Pa...


BALTIMORE SHOW REFINES ITS FOCUS FOR 36TH EDITION

Released: March 24, 2016

The Iconic Summer Show Will Return to The Baltimore Convention Center with a New Name in 2016:The Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show   On the heels of a successful show in Baltimore, the Palm Beach Show Group announces 2016 dates and a new name for the Baltimore Summer Antiques Show. Accurately highlighting a larger cross section of items on offer at the show, the event will return as the Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show, August 25-28, 2016.   The name change from The Baltimore Summer Antiques Show to The Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show will more accuratel...


Say Tha Mar Gyi, Myanmar, 2015: A.  cooks in her family home in Say Tha Mar Gyi Camp.  She is married, but her husband left her within the last year to return to his family.  ©Lynsey Addario

Annenberg Space for Photography to Present REFUGEE, a Groundbreaking Exhibition Featuring Five Contemporary Artists

Released: March 22, 2016

Wallis Annenberg and the Annenberg Foundation today announced the Annenberg Space for Photography exhibition REFUGEE, featuring new photographic artworks that illuminate the global refugee crisis. In images created solely for the exhibition by five internationally acclaimed artists—Lynsey Addario, Omar Victor Diop, Graciela Iturbide, Martin Schoeller, and Tom Stoddart—REFUGEE will represent the lives of refugees from a host of diverse populations dispersed and displaced throughout the world, through photographs taken in Bangladesh, Cameroon, Colombia, Croatia, Germany, Greece, Mexico, Myan...

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February Art Competition Winners are Announced

Released: March 14, 2016

All Women Competition For the month of February, Contemporary Art Gallery Online received competition entries for the following categories: paintings, mixed media & three dimension works as well as photography and digital art. Results were announced, March 14, 2016. The distinguishing entries were of single stipulation, that being, solely from the feminine perspective! Within the Paintings category, Mariana Peirano achieved Best in Show for a somber representation entitled, “Loss”. Lydia Pepin reflected the simple beauty of portraiture and a barren neckline in, “Portrait of Mylene...


6th Annual "Botanicals" Online Art Competition

Call for Art - 6th Annual “Botanical & Floral” Online Art Competition

Released: March 21, 2016

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces its 6th Annual “Botanical & Floral” online juried art competition for the month of April 2016.  The gallery urges all 2D and 3D artists (Including Photography) to submit their best botanical and floral art.  Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery encourages entries from artists regardless of where they reside and regardless of their experience or education in the art field to send the gallery their best interpretation of the theme “Botanical and Floral".  Artists should submit their best representational or non-representational a...


Photograph by Carleton Watkins (Am., 1829-1916), titled Yosemite, Cathedral Rock, 20 inches by 16 inches (est.  $1,500-$2,500).

Early photographs by Carleton Watkins, Eva Watson-Schutze will be sold at auction April 2-3

Released: March 21, 2016

AMESBURY, Mass. – A pair of massive single-owner multi-generational collections – one of stamps and exonumia (tokens, medals and the like), the other of photographica and antique cameras – will be sold April 2-3 by John McInnis Auctioneers, in the firm’s gallery at 76 Main Street in Amesbury, starting at 12 noon both days, Eastern time. Nearly 1,000 lots will be sold. “Each of these sessions will have interesting and highly desirable items waiting to be discovered, after being tucked away, out of public view, literally for decades,” said John McInnis of John McInnis Auctioneers. “There...


Dorothea Lange (American, 1895 - 1965) Men Cradling Wheat, Near Sperryville, Virginia , June 1936 Gelatin - silver print 1984 Museum purchase, Horace W.  Goldsmith Fund

Explore How Landscapes Inspired Photographers Through the Ages in New Chrysler Exhibition

Released: March 17, 2016

Travel to lands near and far, and survey the history of photography in this exhibition of images rarely on view at the Chrysler Museum of Art. Whether pastoral or polluted, the landscape has been an enduring subject in the history of photography. The exhibition, New Light on Land, draws from the Museum’s rich photography collection to explore how nature has inspired photographic innovation and creativity since the advent of the medium. The exhibition complements Edward Burtynsky: Water, the museum’s spring keynote exhibition. While Burtynsky’s photographs depict bodies of water around ...

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“American Modern Design from 1920’s to 1940s”, A special Design Week tour with Museum of Fine Arts curator Nonie Gadsden, exploring American modern design in the MFA galleries.

Third Annual Boston Design Week Will Have 80+ Events Citywide

Released: March 15, 2016

Boston, MA - Boston Design Week, a 12-day citywide design festival, returns for its third year March 30 – April 10, 2016, and will feature an array of more than 80 programs and events across the design spectrum. All programs are open to the public, and most are free of charge. Some free events do require RSVPs, and last year 20% of the events were Sold Out, so people are encouraged to sign up early. Events are held throughout Boston and in numerous cities and towns in Greater Boston. A full calendar of events is available online. www.BostonDesignWeek.com Events take place throughout...


Michael Bergt.  "Mocked".  Egg tempera on panel, 27 x 22 inches.

The Art of Scandal: What Might Isabella Stewart Gardner Collect Today?

Released: March 14, 2016

The Art of Scandal: What might Isabella Stewart Gardner collect today? will be on exhibit at Childs Gallery, Boston, March 16 – May 14, 2016 What was so scandalous about the 19th century art collector Isabella Stewart Gardner? “Immortalized by Henry James in print and by John Singer Sargent on canvas, Isabella Stewart Gardner has remained an elusive original whose independent life and work shocked the Boston aristocracy she married into,” writes Douglass Shand-Tucci in his captivating biography of the famed “Mrs. Jack,” The Art of Scandal. Adds the celebrated museum that bears her ...


Weschler’s of Washington, D.C. to Feature Signed Thomas Jefferson Letter

Released: March 14, 2016

Weschler’s Auctioneers will hold its Spring Capital Collections Estate Auction on March 18. The sale will feature a number of signed letters by prominent historical political figures, the standout being a Thomas Jefferson autograph letter to Henry Dearborn. This handwritten letter was signed by Jefferson during his presidency on September 1, 1808 and was addressed to the then Secretary of War, Henry Dearborn. In the letter, President Jefferson discusses New York Governor Tompkins’ recommendation for George Mosley, who wishes to be a ‘cadet.’ It is likely that Mosely was seeking admission t...


Man Ray, Glass Tears (Les Larmes) 1932.  Collection Elton John © Man Ray Trust/ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2016

Tate Modern to exhibit unparalleled modernist photography from the collection of Sir Elton John

Released: March 13, 2016

Tate Modern today announces a major new exhibition, The Radical Eye: Modernist Photography from the Sir Elton John Collection, opening on 10 November 2016. The show will be drawn from one of the world’s greatest private collections of photography and will present an unrivalled selection of classic modernist images from the 1920s to the 1950s. Featuring over 150 works from more than 60 artists the exhibition will consist entirely of rare vintage prints, all created by the artists themselves. It will showcase works by seminal figures such as Man Ray, André Kertész, Berenice Abbot, Alexandr R...

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Chenhung Chen, Entelechy solo show

Artist Creates Ethereal Sculptures From Discarded Cables, Electrical Wire

Released: March 10, 2016

A gift of discarded cables, electrical wire and components put Los Angeles artist Chenhung Chen onto a search for “entelechy”,  the actualization of potential or the means of that actualization. Stripping copper wire from the cables, Chen saw a linear complexity in the material that was both brittle and supple.  It had the capability to express the driving force for inner fulfillment. Opening April 9 at the Los Angeles Artist Association, Chen's solo show “Entelechy” uses electrical wires & components with crocheted copper wire to create complex and detailed sculptures that Chen desc...


THINKING BIGGER: THE NEW YORK ART, ANTIQUE & JEWELRY SHOW ANNOUNCES A NEW VENUE AND DATES - PIER 94 - NOVEMBER 9-13, 2016

Released: March 9, 2016

(Palm Beach, FL)  The New York Art, Antique & Jewelry Show, one of the City’s oldest and longest running events devoted to fine art, antiques and jewelry, has announced its new location at Pier 94. Produced by the Palm Beach Show Group, experienced show producers with an expertise in bringing together the best group of exhibitors from around the world, the event will build upon the show’s 30+ years of success in this new, exciting venue. The show will become the leading international art and antiques event of the New York fall season. The New York Art, Antique & Jewelry Show will...


Lot 99 Ansel Adams, Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico, mural-sized silver print, 1948, printed 1950s.  Sold February 25, 2016 for $221,000.

STORIED ANSEL ADAMS PRINT LEADS SWANN GALLERIES’ FIRST 2016 PHOTOGRAPHS AUCTION

Released: March 9, 2016

Swann Galleries’ February 25 auction Art & Storytelling: Photographs & Photobooks brought over $1,640,000, lead by a storied print by Ansel Adams. Daile Kaplan, Swann Vice President and Director of Photographs & Photobooks, said, “We are thrilled with the success of this sale. Iconic photographs sold competitively, auction records were set for 19th and 20th-century images, and clients new to the photography marketplace were successful bidders. Auction prices for vernacular imagery continue to be noteworthy as numerous lots sold well above estimates, demonstrating a continued ...

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Jean-Baptiste Hugo, SALON BLEU-3525, photography inkjet or chromaluxe 2015.

Descendants of Victor Hugo Reveal His Guernsey Island Home in Artworks at Paris Gallery

Released: March 7, 2016

From April 15 to May 28, Catherine Houard gallery in Paris exhibits for the first time, the artwork of Marie and Jean-Baptiste Hugo, both heirs to a long line of artists; descendants of famed literary figure Victor Hugo (1802-1885) and children of the painter and theatre designer Jean Hugo (1894-1984). The exhibition invites visitors to discover through the viewpoints of the these two artists, "Hauteville House," the home of Victor Hugo on the island of Guernsey. During Napoleon's period, Hugo spent his exile largely in this house, the only place he ever owned, which he fully decorated b...

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ART BOCA RATON ANNOUNCES ART WEEK LINE-UP OF LECTURES & EVENTS

Released: March 3, 2016

Inaugural Fair Showcases Interactive Art Demonstrations, Documentaries & Late Nights at the Boca Raton Museum of Art   BOCA RATON, FL – Lee Ann and David Lester, organizers and founders of Art Boca Raton, taking place March 18-21, 2016 in the International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches on the grounds of the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University, announce Art Boca Raton Art Week, an extraordinary line-up of lectures, events, interactive demonstrations, local artists at work and off-site events in conjunction with the inaugural art fair.   All programming will take place at...


7th Annual "Abstracts" Online Art Exhibition

Abstracts 2016 Art Exhibition Results Announced by Art Gallery

Released: March 3, 2016

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its March 2016 art exhibition, the 7th Annual “Abstracts” Art Exhibition is now posted on their website and can be viewed online.  The theme for this art exhibition is abstracts and artists were asked to submit their best nonobjective or nonrepresentational art for this competition. An international competition was held in February 2016 which determined the art for this exhibition. The gallery received submissions from 29 different countries and also received entries from 41 different states. Overall, 1,073 entries wer...


Buddha, Silver Repoussé, dated by inscription to 1920

From Ancient to Contemporary, The World’s Leading Asian Art Experts Recommend Exceptional Works for Under $5,000

Released: March 9, 2016

Although the Asian art market has been grabbing headlines in recent years for attaining one record price after another, many parts of that market are still undervalued, says Lark Mason, chairman of Asia Week New York, which runs from March 10 to 19. “Although there is a superabundance of exquisite objects on the market, the focus by the press is invariably on the high end, leaving many less expensive works under-publicized,” he says, adding, “For the beginning collector, now is one of the best times ever to acquire gorgeous artworks at very attractive prices.”  One of the finest values t...


William Merritt Chase, Shinneock Hills from Canoe Place, Long Island.  Oil on canvas.  From Art Link International.

Fair Organizers David and Lee Ann Lester Launch Art Boca Raton

Released: March 1, 2016

David and Lee Ann Lester, founders of Next Level Fairs, who own and operate Art Palm Beach, SeaFair and more, are launching Art Boca Raton to take place March 18-21, 2016.  The fair will showcase contemporary work, modern masters, and emerging art, sculpture, photography, works on paper and installations. Boca Raton is on the national radar not only for its beaches and glorious (mostly) weather, it is on many “best of” lists including the nation’s best small city for starting a business, the best city in Florida to open a restaurant, and it is the major commercial center in Palm Beach Co...


Justine Kurland Claire, 8th Ward , 2012 © Justine Kurland, Courtesy Mitchell-Innes & Nash G allery, New York

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art debuts The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip

Released: February 25, 2016

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announces the opening of The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip, on view February 27 through May 30, 2016. The exhibition includes more than 100 images and features the work of 19 photographers on the move across America from the 1950s to today. Organized by Aperture Foundation, New York, The Open Road debuts at Crystal Bridges and represents the museum’s first large-scale photography exhibition. “It’s an honor to be able to debut The Open Road to our visitors,” says Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Executive Director Rod Bigelo...

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Anthony Hernandez (b.  1947) Lucerne Valley, California, 2012–15.  Inkjet print.  © Anthony Hernandez Private collection

Amon Carter Museum of American Art Presents Discarded: Photographs by Anthony Hernandez

Released: February 24, 2016

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art presents Discarded: Photographs by Anthony Hernandez on view March 5 through August 7, 2016. This inaugural presentation of the acclaimed artist’s newest project evocatively explores Americans’ penchant for discarding what they no longer find useful through 30 large-scale photographs of buildings, people, and the land east and northeast of Los Angeles.  Admission is free.                Discarded arises from the 2008 recession, which hit California particularly hard, when homebuilders and owners faced loans and mortgages that were worth more than th...

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Edward S.  Curtis, Bear's Belly - Arikara, 1908, photogravure, courtesy of the Christopher G.  Cardozo Collection

Palm Springs Art Museum Opens New Exhibitions on Historic Photographs of Edward S. Curtis and Contemporary American Indian Photographers

Released: February 24, 2016

Palm Springs Art Museum is pleased to present the extraordinary Edward S. Curtis: One Hundred Masterworks exhibition, featuring vintage photographs that represent an important historical documentary of the Indians of North America; and Changing the Tone: Contemporary American Indian Photographers, showcasing works by living artists of Native American heritage. The exhibitions are on view now through May 29, 2016. Beginning in 1900, Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952) set out on a monumental quest to create an unprecedented, comprehensive record of the Indians of North America. The culmination o...

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6th Annual "landscapes Online Art Competition

Call for Art – 6th Annual “Landscapes” Online Art Competition

Released: February 23, 2016

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery’s 6th Annual “Landscapes” Online Juried Art Competition for the month of March 2016.  The gallery invites all 2D and 3D artists (including photographers) from around the world to make online submissions for possible inclusion in the Gallery’s April 2016 online group art exhibition.     Light Space & Time encourages entries from artists regardless of where they reside and regardless of their experience or education in the art field.  We suggest they send the gallery their best interpretation of the theme “...


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