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August 29, 2007
NEWS ON CONTEMPORARY WORKS' ARTISTS
There is lots of current news and publicity on many of Contemporary Works'
represented artists, all of whom we will feature at the AIPAD Photography Miami
Show, December 4-9, 2007 and at Photo LA, January 9-13, 2008 at its new venue at
the Santa Monica Barker Hanger. Contemporary Works is a subsidiary of Vintage
Arthur Tress, who is considered one of the … Read the Full Article
August 28, 2007
AUCTION HOUSES RAISE BUYERS' FEES AGAIN FOR THE SECOND TIME THIS YEAR
In January, Sotheby's had taken the lead to bump the commission rate (buyer's
premium) which was 20% on the first $200,000, and then 12% on the balance, to
20% on the first $500,000, and then 12% thereafter. Christie's quickly followed
Christie's later this summer quietly raised the fee it charges buyers a second
time in less than a year. This increase targets … Read the Full Article
August 28, 2007
PRINCE AND SHERMAN ARE TOP PHOTOGRAPHY PERFORMERS AT SPRING NYC CONTEMPORARY ART AUCTIONS
By Brian Appel
If power is the ability to direct or influence the behavior of others, Richard
Prince and Cindy Sherman have become the 'new' hyper-real prototypes in the
world of contemporary photography.
Both artists utilize a 'spectacular' mode of address that engages the viewer in
a way that exploits the myth of photography as a reference point to a 'literal'
description of how a camera … Read the Full Article
August 1, 2007
NY MET GETS NEW CONTEMP PHOTO GALLERY
The New York Metropolitan Museum of Art now has a new gallery devoted to modern and contemporary photography. Named for its benefactors, the Joyce and Robert Menschel Hall for Modern Photography will have 2,000 sq. ft. of exhibition space.
The first show in the gallery opens on September 25, 2007, with "Depth of Field: Contemporary Photography at the Metropolitan." … Read the Full Article
August 1, 2007
CLAUDIA KUNIN AND HER ALLEGORICAL "HOLY GHOST" SERIES ADDED TO ROSTER OF CONTEMPORARY WORKS/VINTAGE WORKS
I Photo Central dealer Contemporary Works/Vintage Works has added another photographer to its rosteróClaudia Kunin.
Here is what she has to say about her new work, "The Holy Ghost Stories": "In late March 2006, the morning before visiting the island of Lindisfarne, also known as Holy Island, I had a revelatory dream. The dream was later confirmed in waking life. … Read the Full Article
July 23, 2007
AIPAD'S PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW--MIAMI WILL DEBUT DEC. 4-9, 2007 IN WYNWOOD ART DISTRICT IN NEW 30,000 SQ. FT. VENUE
The Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD) will debut a new art fair, The Photography Show--Miami, from Tuesday, Dec. 4 (invitational preview) through Sunday, Dec. 9, 2007. More than 45 of the world's leading fine art photography galleries will present a wide range of museum quality work by 19th-century, modern and contemporary masters, including Contemporary Works.
The exhibition … Read the Full Article