Press Releases tagged with photography

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Marlene Dietrich in "Dishonored" (detail) | Eugene Robert Richee (1895 - 1972) | 1930, Photograph | Courtesy Marlene Dietrich Collection Berlin, Deutsche Kinemathek, Berlin, Germany

Smithsonian Exhibition Explores Life of Actress, Activist and Icon Marlene Dietrich

Released: April 17, 2017

“Marlene Dietrich: Dressed for the Image,” the first major exhibition on the star in the United States, will be open at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery June 16, 2017, through April 15, 2018. The exhibition showcases the life and influence of the actress in more than 45 objects, including correspondence, film clips and photographs. Among the images are many of Dietrich at various points in her life taken by notable photographers including Irving Penn.  “Dietrich is a study of contrasts in many ways,” said Kate C. Lemay, exhibition curator and National Portrait Gallery historia...

"Open" International Art Exhibition

Fusion Art Announces the Winners of "Open" International Online Art Exhibition

Released: April 15, 2017

Fusion Art is pleased to announce the opening of the “Open” International Online Juried Art Exhibition. The exhibition is now available for viewing on the Fusion Art website. For this, no theme, open exhibition, artists and photographers, worldwide, were encouraged to submit their best work in any subject matter using any of the accepted media. The work could range from realism to surrealism to abstraction and all artists, regardless of location or experience, were encouraged to submit their best representational and nonrepresentational art, photography and sculpture. Fifteen winners, ...

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera

Released: April 13, 2017

A current exhibit at the Heard Museum in Phoneix offers a rare opportunity to see firsthand masterpieces by two of the most important and recognizable artists of the 20th century. Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera is making Phoenix its only North American stop on a world tour. Thirty-three works by the famed Mexican artists, from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection, are exhibited in the newly opened Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Grand Gallery through Aug. 20, 2017. The Gelmans were Mexican-based European emigres who were friends of the artists. On view are Kahlo’s Self Portrait w...


Released: April 12, 2017

WHAT:                 37th ANNUAL BALTIMORE ART, ANTIQUE & JEWELRY SHOW Now celebrating its 37th year, the Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show will make its annual return this summer to the Baltimore Convention Center - August 24-27, 2017. The Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show offers a diversity of collections including furniture, American and European silver, major works of art, Asian antiquities, porcelain, Americana, antique and estate jewelry, glass, textiles and more. Embracing the “show-within-a-show” concept, the Baltimore Show proudly announces the addition ...

In First Foray Into Prehistoric Art, Cowan’s Soars to $1.2M in Record Breaking Sale

Released: April 11, 2017

Part I of the renowned Collection of Jan W. Sorgenfrei brings $450,000 in 90 lots as Cowan’s once again proves itself as an industry leader in American Indian & Western Art. Once again proving itself as one of the preeminent American Indian & Western Art auction houses in the world, Cowan’s Auctions’ April Auction saw a record number of bidders on its way to a $1.2 million day. Without question the highlight of the day was the Prehistoric American Indian Art collection of renowned collector Jan W. Sorgenfrei, which sold for nearly $450,000 combined. Part I of the much-coveted col...

St. Louis Fine Print, Rare Book & Paper Arts Fair Enters Second Decade

Released: April 11, 2017

After a record success at the 10th annual Fair in 2016, the Mercantile Library is taking its signature event into a second decade of bringing exceptional examples of books and works on paper to the Midwest.   The Fair audience builds each year, and organizers are expecting up to 1,000 art and rare book collectors to pack this year’s St. Louis Fine Print, Rare Book and Paper Arts Fair.  Visitors will be rewarded with the opportunity to build their collections and chat with the thirty-five top-tier dealers from around the country in the conveniently located J.C. Penney Conference on the Univ...

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Wavefunction, Subsculpture 9, 2007, 42 Eames chairs, motors, computerized surveillance tracking system, edition 3/3 + 1 AP.  Courtesy of Antimodular Research.

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer's kinetic sculpture featured at University of Michigan Museum of Art

Released: April 10, 2017

RAFAEL LOZANO-HEMMER’S KINETIC SCULPTURE FEATURED IN EXHIBITION OF TIME-BASED ART AT UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN MUSEUM OF ART FROM BORUSAN CONTEMPORARY ART COLLECTION April 22‒July 30, 2017 Moving Image: Performance, the related video exhibition exploring the relationship between the camera and the action it records, on view through July 24, 2017 April 10, 2017…Drawn from the Borusan Contemporary Art Collection in Istanbul, Turkey, two complementary selections of works rooted in performative action will be on view at the University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA) through July 2017. O...

Viewpoints: Latin America in Photographs

Released: April 8, 2017

Viewpoints: Latin America in Photographs at the New York Public Library exhibits 104 images taken in Latin America from the 1860s through the present by photographers who have traveled to Latin America and by those who are native to the region. On view now through June 28 in the Library’s Print and Stokes Galleries and organized by Elizabeth Cronin, Assistant Curator of Photography, the exhibition shows the breadth of Wallach Division's rich and immense Photography Collection. Countries represented in the show include Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico, Pe...

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Irving Penn (American, 1917-2009).  Rochas Mermaid Dress (Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn) (detail), Paris, 1950.  Platinum-palladium print, 1980.  © Condé Nast | Promised Gift of The Irving Penn Foundation

Irving Penn: Centennial Opens at The Met on April 24

Released: April 4, 2017

The Metropolitan Museum of Art will present a major retrospective of the photographs of Irving Penn to mark the centennial of the artist’s birth. Over the course of his nearly 70-year career, Irving Penn (1917–2009) mastered a pared-down aesthetic of studio photography that is distinguished for its meticulous attention to composition, nuance, and detail. Opening April 24, 2017, Irving Penn: Centennial will be the most comprehensive exhibition to date of the work of the great American photographer. The exhibition follows the 2015 announcement of the landmark promised gift from The Irving ...

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Ainsley M.  Cameron will join the Cincinnati Art Museum as Curator of South Asian Art, Islamic Art and Antiquities.

Cincinnati Art Museum adds expertise and vibrancy with three new curators

Released: April 4, 2017

CINCINNATI— The Cincinnati Art Museum has appointed Ainsley M. Cameron as Curator of South Asian Art, Islamic Art, and Antiquities; Peter Jonathan Bell as Associate Curator of European Paintings, Sculpture and Drawings; and Nathaniel M. Stein as Associate Curator of Photography. “Ainsley, Peter and Nathaniel are exciting scholars who are making significant contributions to their respective fields of study,” said Cameron Kitchin, the museum’s Louis and Louise Dieterle Nippert Director. “I am pleased to welcome them to the museum and to Cincinnati, where they will join a collaborative cura...

7th Annual "Figurative" Online Art Exhibition

7th Annual “Figurative” Art Exhibition Now Online Ready to View

Released: April 3, 2017

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its April 2017 art exhibition, the 7th Annual “Figurative” Art Exhibition is now posted on their website and can be viewed online.  The theme for this art exhibition is Figurative and artists were asked to submit their best abstract or representational figurative art for this competition.                                                                                              An international competition was held in March 2017 which determined the art for this exhibition. The gallery received submissions from 26 ...

Fusion Art's 2nd Annual Waterscapes Exhibition Opened April 1, 2017

Fusion Art's 2nd Annual "Waterscapes" International Art Exhibition Opens April 1, 2017

Released: April 1, 2017

Fusion Art is pleased to announce the opening of the 2nd Annual “Waterscapes” International Online Juried Art Exhibition for the month of April 2017. The exhibition is now available for viewing on the Fusion Art website. The 2nd Annual “Waterscapes” exhibition opened on April 1st and featured awards in two categories: Traditional Art and Digital Art & Photography. For this competition artists and photographers, were encouraged to share their artistic vision and interpretation of “Waterscapes”. The theme included any art or photography which depicted any type of body of water includ...

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The Photography Show presented by AIPAD partners with radio host Savona Bailey-McClain for on-site RADIO TALK opening night, March 29

Released: March 28, 2017

On Wednesday, March 29th, starting at 6 p.m., radio host Savona Bailey-McClain will conduct three radio talks at The Photography Show presented by AIPAD during the March 29th opening night at Pier 94. The interviews will be held at the AIPAD auditorium with Pat Cleveland, known as one of America’s top Black super models, together with gallerists Etheleen Staley and Takouhy Wise of the Staley-Wise Gallery in SoHo. In addition, interviews will also be held with Lee Marks from Lee Marks Gallery in Indianapolis; Stephen Bulger from Stephen Bulger Gallery in Toronto, Canada and Kraige Block, Ex...

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Ashley Gilbertson: Refugees, primarily from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, disembark on the island of Lesvos, Greece, 2015

Images Capturing Subjects From Climate Change to Refugees, Classic Portraits to Abstract Landscapes: Highlights of AIPAD Photography Show

Released: March 28, 2017

In its new location at Pier 94, The Photography Show will be held from Thursday, March 30 through Sunday, April 2, 2017, with an expanded program of exhibitions and events. More than 115 galleries from around the world will offer contemporary, modern, and 19th-century photographs as well as photo-based art, video, and new media. Presented by AIPAD (the Association of International Photography Art Dealers), the 37th edition of the Show will commence with a Vernissage on Wednesday, March 29. One of the world’s most highly-anticipated annual art fairs, the Show is the longest-running and fo...

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Solo Art Series #6 - An Opportunity to Shine

Solo Art Series #6 – “An Opportunity to Shine” Announced by Art Gallery

Released: March 25, 2017

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces their sixth “Solo Art Series” Online Art Competition.  The gallery will judge the Top 12 artists who have a complete “Body of Work” to show.  From that group of 12 artists the gallery will award of 4 monthly Solo Art Exhibitions and the next 8 artists will be awarded and featured in the gallery’s Artist Showcase Section. The gallery invites online submission of all 2D and 3D art (including photography) from artists around the world for possible selection for one the Gallery’s monthly solo art exhibitions.  This competition will result i...

Marcel Sternberger and Albert Einstein, Princeton, NJ, 1950

Rare Portraits of 20th Century Luminaries By Renowned Photographer Marcel Sternberger Debut in New York March 29-April 15 at PRPH Books

Released: March 24, 2017

“Here are extraordinary people as no other would portray them – great minds of the modern age revealed as no other photographer could.” -Phillip Prodger, Head of Photographs, National Portrait Gallery, London The first of two exhibitions,  The Portraits of Marcel Sternberger: Icons of the 20th Century showcases  21 photographs of world-renowned figures--from Albert Einstein to Diego Rivera--opens to the public on March 29 at PRPH Books, 26 East 64th Street, was announced by Jacob Loewentheil, curator of the exhibition, which runs through April 15.  “Since his death in 1956, Ster...

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Phillips to Offer Photographs from Joy of Giving Something Foundation

Released: March 22, 2017

This year, Phillips will host The Odyssey of Collecting: Photographs from Joy of Giving Something Foundation. Over 470 lots from this world-renowned collection of photographs will be on offer in an Evening Sale on 3 April and two Day Sales on 4 April and 3 October. Spanning three centuries of photography, the collection assembled by Joy of Giving Something’s (JGS) founder Howard Stein presents rare and unique works by true masters of the medium. Included in the highlights are photographs by Eugène Atget, Edward Steichen, Imogen Cunningham, Robert Frank, and László Moholy-Nagy, among many o...

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Sarah Pezdek, Papyrophobia, archival pigment print, Ultra mat, 16 x 20 inch paper size

PHOBIAS: new work by photographer Sarah Pezdek debuts at Geras Tousignant Gallery in Palm Springs

Released: March 21, 2017

Palm Springs, CA (March 16, 2017) – Sarah Pezdek’s name is synonymous with high fashion having worked with publications like Cosmopolitan, OUT Magazine, Glamour and 25Ans and photographed New York Fashion Week including Michael Kors, Tom Ford and Zac Posen. In May, photographer Sarah Pezdek ( will debut her new fine art series, "PHOBIAS," at Geras Tousignant Gallery ( in Palm Springs.  "PHOBIAS" New collection by Sarah Pezdek May 2 - May 16, 2017 artist opening reception Friday, May 12, 2017 5:00 - 8:00 PM  “Sarah’s work brings a new convers...

Sean Cutting, President of Cutting Edge Homes, is a Gold Sponsor for Boston Design Week

Sean Cutting, President of Cutting Edge Homes, Makes Bold Statement of Support for Fourth Annual Boston Design Week

Released: March 16, 2017

For the third year in a row, Sean Cutting, President of Cutting Edge Homes, Architects + Builders has taken a leadership role as the Gold Sponsor for Boston Design Week, a 12-day citywide design festival with 80 + events taking place March 29 – April 9, 2017. Cutting, who is under 30 years of age, heads up one of the most prestigious and successful custom home and remodeling businesses in the Boston area. “We think differently,” comments Sean. “And Boston Design Week thinks differently -- every year feels more exciting than the last. Fostering brilliant design is essential to moving a pr...

ArtFields® marks its fifth year with bigger cash prizes, an expanded Makers Market, more “meet-the-artist” opportunities, and a full lineup of activities, food and musical performances from April 21 to 29, 2017.


Released: March 21, 2017

ArtFields® marks its fifth year with bigger cash prizes, an expanded Makers Market, more “meet-the-artist” opportunities, and a full lineup of activities, food and musical performances from April 21 to 29, 2017. Lake City’s downtown historic district will transform into a town-wide art gallery, with approximately 400 works of art featured in more than 40 venues – from cafés to art galleries. A jury of visual art professionals will choose the winning works, and attendees can vote for their favorite in the People’s Choice Awards. The first four ArtFields competitions delivered nearly hal...

Window, Wisconsin.  From the series Songs of the Sea, by Ruth Thorne-Thomsen, American, born 1943.

Another Way of Telling: Women Photographers from the Collection of Philadelphia Museum of Art

Released: March 17, 2017

This spring, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will offer visitors a new look at photographs by women in the collection. Another Way of Telling (April 8 to July 16) will present a wide-ranging selection of black-and-white prints by nineteenth- and twentieth-century photographers such as Berenice Abbott, Diane Arbus, Anne Brigman, Julia Margaret Cameron, and Imogen Cunningham, as well as contemporary works in color by Kelli Connell, Ann Parker, and Elaine Stocki. This exhibition features many photographs that have never been shown at the Museum, including more than twenty new additions to the ...

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Released: March 17, 2017

KLOMPCHING GALLERY is delighted to announce the representation of LYNN SILVERMAN Visitors to the gallery may recall having seen Silverman's Lightheaded series, when we exhibited a selection of the photographs in our 'Polychromatic' exhibition in 2013. We've continued to work with the artist, quietly behind the scenes, and now it's time to bring her outstanding artworks out from the shadows, starting with Lightheaded, 1999–2003. The photographs in Lightheaded record a bulb’s interaction with other actual or reflected lights, thus making it possible to explore the boundary between th...


Released: March 17, 2017

KLOMPCHING GALLERY is pleased to present an exhibition of new work, by the acclaimed artist, Helen Sear. The exhibit features 14 photographic artworks, selected from three recent series—Becoming Forest, View Finder and Wild Flower Arrangements—in addition to Caetera Fumus, which debuted at her solo show for the 2015 Venice Biennale. This exhibition celebrates Sear’s most recent artistic endeavors and will be on view through April 28, 2017. The Becoming Forest series explores the experience of moving through a marked forest landscape, and the altered/ heightened perception of surfac...

Keith Plummer - Solo Art Exhibition

Keith Plummer Awarded a One Month Solo Art Exhibition

Released: March 17, 2017

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is very pleased to announce Keith Plummer has been awarded a month-long solo art exhibition on their site.  Keith and his primitive bone sculptures will be featured on the gallery’s front page and in the “Solo Art Series” section of their website. Keith Plummer will also be promoted with 1000+ press releases and throughout the gallery’s social media networks.  In addition, his art will be displayed on the gallery’s page, highlighted on their YouTube channel and with an event postcard.  At the conclusion of the solo art exhibition his ar...

Ted Russell: Bob Dylan NYC 1961-1964

Ted Russell Images of Bob Dylan NYC 1961-1964 at Steven Kasher Gallery

Released: March 16, 2017

Steven Kasher Gallery will present Ted Russell: Bob Dylan NYC 1961-1964, an exhibition of exceptionally early photographs of the 2016 Nobel Laureate in Literature. Russell, a New York based photographer still living in Forest Hills, depicts Dylan at key moments that established him as one of America’s greatest artists.  He performs one of his earliest gigs, makes music and love in his first New York apartment with his first and most important muse, receives his first public award (in the company of James Baldwin) and writes some of his earliest songs. The exhibition features 40 black and w...

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