31 août 2012

The J. Paul Getty Museum acquires 29 photographs by prolific artist Cy Twombly

Cy Twombly, Tulips III no. 2, negative 1985; print 1993. Color dry ink print, 30.2 x 27.9 cm © Fondazione Nicola Del Roscio. Courtesy of Gagosian GalleryCy Twombly, Tulips III no. 2, negative 1985; print 1993. Color dry ink print, 30.2 x 27.9 cm © Fondazione Nicola Del Roscio. Courtesy of Gagosian Gallery LOS ANGELES, CA.- The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today the acquisition of 29 photographs by renowned 20th-century artist Cy Twombly (American, 1928–2011). Spanning a period of 57 years, the color photographic prints will be... [Lire la suite]
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26 juillet 2010

Julian Schnabel Polaroids: Beyond Infinity and Grandview To be Exhibited in the UK for the First Time

Julian Schnabel, Untitled (Self-Portrait), 2008 (frontispiece), taken on a 20 x 24 ins Polaroid Camera © Julian Schnabel / Courtesy Bernheimer Fine Art Photography Bernheimer Fine Art Photography is proud to present an exhibition of large-scale Polaroids by the American artist and film director Julian Schnabel which will be on show at Colnaghi, celebrating its 250th anniversary this year, at 15 Old Bond Street, London W1, from 6 October to 12 November 2010. The exhibition will coincide with Frieze Art Fair, which will be held... [Lire la suite]

12 mars 2010

"Shape of Light" by TJ Dixon & James Nelson

“Draped Zara 3”, TJ Dixon & James Nelson. Shape of Light - Nudes. Image: Courtesy photokunst, Copyright: TJ Dixon & James Nelson photokunst “Lauren nude 9”, TJ Dixon & James Nelson. Shape of Light - Nudes. Image: Courtesy photokunst, Copyright: TJ Dixon & James Nelson photokunst “Draped Zara 1”, TJ Dixon & James Nelson. Shape of Light - Nudes. Image: Courtesy photokunst, Copyright: TJ Dixon & James Nelson photokunst “Drapery Foot 1”, TJ Dixon & James Nelson. Shape of Light - Nudes.... [Lire la suite]
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09 janvier 2010

Photocollages Reveal Wit and Whimsy of the Victorian Era in Metropolitan Museum Exhibition Opening February 2

Marie-Blanche-Hennelle Fournier (French, 1831–1906) Untitled page from the Madame B Album, 1870s.  Collage of watercolor, ink, and albumen silver prints. The Art Institute of Chicago, Mary and Leigh Block Endowment, 2005.297 In the 1860s and 1870s, long before the embrace of collage techniques by avant-garde artists of the early 20th century, aristocratic Victorian women were experimenting with photocollage. Playing with Pictures: The Art of Victorian Photocollage, on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art February 2 - May... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2009

Photograph by Fashion Photographer Robert Voltaire Fetched $22,000.00

The high price confirms that youth and beauty are golden and art transcends our current economic crisis. LOS ANGELES, CA.- Los Angeles fashion photographer, Robert Voltaire, earned a pretty penny this week. A fine art nude photograph taken by the artist fetched $22,000.00 in a Beverly Hills auction. The black and white photograph, "Il Delphino" (The Dolphin) depicts Anna Grigorienko, a fashion model, thrusting upward from the depths of the Mediterranean Sea creating a large splash around her. The image was taken by... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2009

Fernand Fonssagrives @ The Michael Hoppen gallery

Studio couch, 1956 (light and shadow). Silver Gelatin Print, 11 x 14" © Fernand Fonssagrives. Courtesy: Michael Hoppen Gallery LONDON.- The Michael Hoppen gallery announced an exhibition of work by one of America’s foremost fashion photographers Fernand Fonssagrives. Once the highest paid photographers in the world, he was ambivalent about the acclaim he received in his chosen field, preferring to remain anonymous. Little was written about him, even at the peak of his success. He was linked to the early ‘Design Laboratory’... [Lire la suite]


16 novembre 2009

Arab and Iranian Photography at Paris Photo, Why this Choice?

Van Leo, "Sherihan actrice égyptienne", Le Caire, Egypte, 1976. Collection Fondation Arabe pour l'Image. © Fondation Arabe pour l'Image PARIS.- Since the turn of the new century, photography has become the dominant medium on what is an effervescent and very diverse contemporary art scene throughout the Arab countries and in Iran, a scene which is now the subject of growing interest on the part of the international market. There is a multitude of exhibitions and publications dedicated to Arab and Iranian contemporary... [Lire la suite]
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15 mai 2009

'Chaotic Harmony: Contemporary Korean Photography' @ the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Hyo Jin In, Violet #02, from the series High School Lovers (2007), 2007. Chromogenic photograph face mounted on aluminum. Courtesy of the artist and Sarah Lee Artworks & Projects. HOUSTON, TX.- This October, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will present Chaotic Harmony: Contemporary Korean Photography, the most comprehensive exhibition of contemporary Korean photography to ever be shown in the United States. Organized by Anne Wilkes Tucker, The Gus and Lyndall Wortham Curator of Photography at the MFAH, and Karen... [Lire la suite]
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03 mai 2009

Editioned Audrey Hepburn Portrait by Mark Shaw #25, L.A. 1953. USA. 1950's

Editioned Audrey Hepburn Portrait by Mark Shaw #25, L.A. 1953. USA. 1950's Digitally printed on Hahnemuhle Rag archival paper with archival inks from original negative; height: 26.67 cm (10.5 in.); width/length: 26.67 cm (10.5 in.). Price $800 Note: Captured by Mark Shaw for a LIFE magazine article in 1953 is a portrait of Audrey Hepburn on the set of "Sabrina". This entire shoot had lingered forgotten for more than fifty years in a box at the home of Mark's first wife and were rediscovered in 2008. These... [Lire la suite]
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30 avril 2009

Mark Shaw: Photographs @ Monroe Gallery of Photography

Mark Shaw, Audrey Hepburn at Home, Shot for the Dec. 7, 1953 issue of Life Magazine, 1953 Santa Fe--Monroe Gallery of Photography, 112 Don Gaspar, is pleased to announce a major retrospective exhibition of photographs by Mark Shaw, concurrent with the publication of the new book "Charmed By Audrey". His photographs of Audrey Hepburn, originally shot for LIFE in 1953, had been lost after Mark Shaw’s death, and were only found in 2005. (This May 4th would have been Audrey Hepburn's 80th birthday). The exhibition opens... [Lire la suite]
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