Monthly Archives: May 2011

Georges Dambier

Georges Dambier was born in 1925 in France. Initially trained in painting and graphic design, Dambier only picked up a camera when he began to work for photographer Willy Rizzo. Rizzo mentored him, teaching him the fundamentals of photography. After … Continue reading

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PICASSO AND MARIE-THÉRÈSE at the Gagosian Gallery

Artist Picasso needs no introduction. From April 14th- June 25th some of his work involving Marie-Thérèse can be seen at the Gagosian Gallery. Marie-Thérèse met Picasso on the street of Paris when she was 17 years old. He was immediately infatuated … Continue reading

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“David Salle: New Paintings” at Mary Boone Gallery

Last week I went down to Chelsea to see David Salle’s new exhibition at Mary Boone Gallery (541 West 24th st.). Having been slightly underwhelmed by the other galleries that day, this exhibition really stood out to me. Salle’s large paintings … Continue reading

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Howard Greenberg Gallery: Selections from Collections

Yesterday I visited the Howard Greenberg Gallery. This is a small photography gallery located on 41 E. 57th street between Park and Madison. The gallery was definitely really small and the exhibit was limited, but wide scope of talented photographers … Continue reading

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Steve Powers Studio Visit

This afternoon, I walked down to Tribeca to visit Steve Powers‘ studio with my good friend Paris Starn. Born in ’68 in Philadelphia, Powers started his artistic life as a graffiti artist under the tag “ESPO”. By the end of his … Continue reading

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Tom Wesselmann

Tom Wesselmann was an American pop-artist whose claim-to-fame came from his well known collages. Wesselmann graduated from the prestigious Cooper Union institute. At Cooper Union Wesselmann began to study art in the context of New York. Wesselmann’s first series, Great … Continue reading

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Kenny Scharf

Kenny Scharf is a Hollywood-born artist who resides in Brooklyn. After receiving his B.F.A from the School of Visual Arts in 1980, Scharf soon began to rise to fame in the 1980s pop-art scene. Scharf is known for his pop-art … Continue reading

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