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April 8, 2007
ART CHICAGO, REVITALIZED AND READY FOR PRIME TIME, BEGINNING APRIL 26-30 AT THE MERCHANDISING MART; CONTEMPORARY WORKS WILL EXHIBIT IN BOOTH 7-4022

Art Chicago looks primed again to contend for its spot on the art world stage. Formerly THE art show in the U.S., and one of the best in the world, the show went through a rough patch with poor management, venue problems and new competition in New York and Miami, but now America's longest running international contemporary art fair looks … Read the Full Article

April 6, 2007
CONTEMPORARY WORKS TO REPRESENT ARTHUR TRESS

Contemporary Works will represent noted artist photographer Arthur Tress, focusing on his large-scale silver prints of his classic works and large-scale color work, which is occasionally produced in triptych format. Our sister company, Vintage Works, Ltd., will focus on his early vintage prints from the 1960s-70s. Tress was one of the first artists in the 1970s to break … Read the Full Article

March 3, 2007
NEW WORLD RECORD FOR PHOTOGRAPH SET BY GURSKY'S 99-CENT DYPTIC AT $3.35 MILLION

There is now a new world auction record for a photograph (or at least a diptych). Sotheby's London February 7th Contemporary Art Evening Sale sold the third Andreas Gursky 99-Cent II at auction within nine months. Not only did it set a new record for the artist, but for all of photography. At 1,700,000 British pounds sterling … Read the Full Article

March 1, 2007
ABADZIC AND PRUSZKOWSKI FEATURED IN BLACK & WHITE MAGAZINE

Black & White Magazine's March 2007 issue featured Contemporary Works' photographers--Stanko Abadžic and Krzysztof Pruszkowski.

You can see interviews and the black and white work of both Stanko Abadžic and Krzysztof Pruszkowski. The artists in each four-page article discuss their work and approach to photography.

If you would like a reprint of any of these articles, please contact Alex Novak at … Read the Full Article

January 3, 2007
ART BASEL MIAMI DRAWS 40,000 TO THE CRAZIEST DISPLAY OF ART IN THE WORLD

By Alex Novak

Only in Miami could this kind of insanity be bred and nurtured. Just think about the title for the main fair itself: Art Basel Miami. How often do you name a fair with two separate locations that are continents apart? Nonetheless, Miami's "Main Event" for the art world packs them in and wows the dollars, … Read the Full Article

October 1, 2006
OUR REPRESENTED ARTISTS ARE FEATURED IN MAGAZINE ARTICLES, BOOKS AND EXHIBITIONS

Several of the photographers that are represented by Contemporary Works have exhibitions currently or recently on display, and many have had their work published or scheduled in several leading photography magazines.

Stanko Abadžic is a Croatian that manages to mix an Eastern European sense of the mystical, like Andre Kertesz, with the unerring eye for the moment, like Henri Cartier-Bresson. … Read the Full Article