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October 5, 2007
CONTEMPORARY WORKS EXHIBITING AT AIPAD MIAMI PHOTO SHOW, DEC. 4-9 ; ART BASEL MIAMI WEEK IS WORLD'S BIGGEST PHOTOGRAPHY EVENT

The Art Basel Miami week will be the most important single event in the photography world, as well as the American art world. In total well over 165-175 dealers will be selling photography in their booths at the various Miami shows in December from Tuesday the 4th through Sunday the 9th.

But the bulk of the contemporary photography action will take … Read the Full Article

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
Works, Ltd.

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
suit.

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