Posts Tagged 'photography'

Tips for Collecting Art

When my boyfriend and I bought our first piece of art, I was surprised that we could afford to buy anything of interest. I had always considered art collecting to belong exclusively to a tiny cadre of enthusiasts from the

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Tips for Collecting Art

When my boyfriend and I bought our first piece of art, I was surprised that we could afford to buy anything of interest. I had always considered art collecting to belong exclusively to a tiny cadre of enthusiasts from the

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Summer art exhibitions you don’t want to miss.

Below, I have detailed some must-see art exhibitions to help you plan your summer Art Intake. You can also find more art exhibition listings in our art guide. 1. Zoo is showing at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal. This

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Summer art exhibitions you don’t want to miss.

Below, I have detailed some must-see art exhibitions to help you plan your summer Art Intake. You can also find more art exhibition listings in our art guide. 1. Zoo is showing at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal. This

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This is a film about John Baldessari

I have to share this short video about John Baldessari, narrated by Tom Waits. It is made by filmmakers Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman, aka Supermarché. And, inside this film, it has everything you wanted to know about Baldessari, including

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This is a film about John Baldessari

I have to share this short video about John Baldessari, narrated by Tom Waits. It is made by filmmakers Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman, aka Supermarché. And, inside this film, it has everything you wanted to know about Baldessari, including

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Chronicles of a Disappearance @DHCART

How do you portray what is not there? DHC Art’s exhibition Chronicles of a Disappearance (January 19, 2012 — May 13, 2012) attempts to unravel this philosophical pondering by featuring works of five acclaimed international artists Taryn Simon, Omer Fast,

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Chronicles of a Disappearance @DHCART

How do you portray what is not there? DHC Art’s exhibition Chronicles of a Disappearance (January 19, 2012 — May 13, 2012) attempts to unravel this philosophical pondering by featuring works of five acclaimed international artists Taryn Simon, Omer Fast,

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Henry Ford’s Jungle City, Fordlandia

Scott Chandler’s photographic exhibition, Fordlandia at Galerie Les Territoires documents Henry Ford’s now-abandoned prefabricated industrial American town located in the depths of the Brazilian Amazon. In the late 1920′s Ford wanting his own supply of cheap rubber built a miniature

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Henry Ford’s Jungle City, Fordlandia

Scott Chandler’s photographic exhibition, Fordlandia at Galerie Les Territoires documents Henry Ford’s now-abandoned prefabricated industrial American town located in the depths of the Brazilian Amazon. In the late 1920′s Ford wanting his own supply of cheap rubber built a miniature

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A step in the right direction

I am transplant to Los Angeles from Vancouver.  This is why the photography exhibition Transplants, from 10 non-indigenous Angelenos at THIS Los Angeles gallery caught my attention. The photographers exhibited in Transplants are all young, award-winning artists with varying degrees of technical

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A step in the right direction

I am transplant to Los Angeles from Vancouver.  This is why the photography exhibition Transplants, from 10 non-indigenous Angelenos at THIS Los Angeles gallery caught my attention. The photographers exhibited in Transplants are all young, award-winning artists with varying degrees of technical

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A New Horizon: Seascapes by Catherine Opie

Best known for her mid 1990′s series of portraits of individuals and couples from the queer, S&M and other communities, including several notorious self-portraits, Catherine Opie gave new visibility to marginalized subcultures helping define a charged current of “identity politics”

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A New Horizon: Seascapes by Catherine Opie

Best known for her mid 1990′s series of portraits of individuals and couples from the queer, S&M and other communities, including several notorious self-portraits, Catherine Opie gave new visibility to marginalized subcultures helping define a charged current of “identity politics”

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Andreas Gursky’s Ocean series unveiled at the Gagosian

Last Thursday evening, I attended the Andreas Gursky’s exhibition (March 4th – May 1st 2010) at the newly expanded Beverly Hills Gagosian, designed by Richard Meier and Partners. It’s more than a coincidence that Andreas Gursky, whose 99 Cent ll, Diptych (2001) photograph holds the auction record for the most expensive photograph ever sold ($3.3 million at Sotheby’s in 2007), is the first artist to exhibit in the newly expanded Beverly Hills gallery. Gursky’s large-scale color photographs of trading floors, hotel lobbies, raves, and landscapes are excellent at portraying the busy obliviousness….

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Andreas Gursky’s Ocean series unveiled at the Gagosian

Last Thursday evening, I attended the Andreas Gursky’s exhibition (March 4th – May 1st 2010) at the newly expanded Beverly Hills Gagosian, designed by Richard Meier and Partners. It’s more than a coincidence that Andreas Gursky, whose 99 Cent ll, Diptych (2001) photograph holds the auction record for the most expensive photograph ever sold ($3.3 million at Sotheby’s in 2007), is the first artist to exhibit in the newly expanded Beverly Hills gallery. Gursky’s large-scale color photographs of trading floors, hotel lobbies, raves, and landscapes are excellent at portraying the busy obliviousness….

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R.I.P. Larry Sultan (b. 1946 – December 13th 2009)

According to the New York Times, photographer Larry Sultan has died of cancer. Mr. Sultan is one my favorite photographers. Rest in Peace Larry. Cover photo by Kelly Sultan.

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R.I.P. Larry Sultan (b. 1946 – December 13th 2009)

According to the New York Times, photographer Larry Sultan has died of cancer. Mr. Sultan is one my favorite photographers. Rest in Peace Larry. Cover photo by Kelly Sultan.

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An evening in Culver City Arts District

Last Saturday evening, we checked out Culver City’s Art District, where many of the cities most esteemed galleries hosted art openings: Roberts & Tilton, Peres Projects, Blum & Poe and LAX Art. The night was bustling with art lovers hoping

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An evening in Culver City Arts District

Last Saturday evening, we checked out Culver City’s Art District, where many of the cities most esteemed galleries hosted art openings: Roberts & Tilton, Peres Projects, Blum & Poe and LAX Art. The night was bustling with art lovers hoping

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