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Phyllis Galembo at the Israel Museum

June 10, 2014

Images by Phyllis Galembo have been included in a show at the Israel Museum entitled Face to Face: The Oldest Masks in the World. The exhibit consists of extremely rare, 9,000 stone masks and projects of Galembo's pieces showing modern day masks and their use in rituals and celebrations. The exhibit will be on display in Jerusalem through September.

 

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Melissa Cacciola's "War and Peace" on view at the Nation Museum of the Marine Corps

May 20, 2014

Opening 5/20 at the National Museum of the Marine Corps: Melissa Cacciola's "War and Peace" a series of tintype diptychs showing service men and women in uniform and civilian attire exploring war, identity and the meaning of serving their country.

Photo: Travis, Tintype, 2011 Melissa Cacciola


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"Style Wars" and Henry Chalfant at the Museum of the City of New York

May 7, 2014

On Monday May 12 the Museum of the City of New York will be hosting a screening of Style Wars, a documentary produced by photographer Henry Chalfant. Made in 1983 the film won a Sundance Grand Jury prize and was the first documentary to truly examine hip hop culture. After the screening there will be a Q&A with Henry Chalfant, breakdancer Mr. Freeze and graffiti writer CRASH. 

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Jerome Liebling in the New York Times and the New Yorker

April 11, 2014

We are honored to have our current exhibition Jerome Liebling:Matter of Life and Death featured in the New York Times and the New Yorker today. Liebling's images are featured on Lens, the New York Times photography blog, accompanied by a wonderful essay on the show written by James Estrin. Estrin studied under Liebling at Hampshire College in the 1970s. We're also very grateful to Vince Aletti for coming to see the show and sharing it on the New Yorker's Goings on About Town Art section. The show will remain up until April 19th. 

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To read the New Yorker review, click here


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Phyllis Galembo named 2014 Guggenheim Fellow

April 11, 2014

We're very excited to announce that Phyllis Galembo has been named a 2014 Guggeinheim Fellow in the field of photography. 

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Congratulations Phyllis!


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Steven Kasher Gallery a "Must-See" at AIPAD

April 11, 2014

Thank you to ARTINFO for naming us a must-see at AIPAD! The show is up April 10th - 13th. We are exhibiting in booth 205 with works from Melissa Cacciola, Miles Aldridge, Jerome Liebling, Henry Chalfant, Danny Fitzgerald, Robert Frank, Vivian Maier, Weegee, Andy Warhol and more. 

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Vivian Maier at the Chicago Public Library

March 28, 2014

Opening March 29, The Harold Washington Library Center at the Chicago Public Library will be showing a selection of Vivian Maier images. The exhibition showcases images of Chicago particularly Maxwell Street and images of 1968's social unrest. The show will run from March 29-September 28, 2014 with a special screening of The Vivian Maier Mystery on April 24th at 6pm. 

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"Finding Vivian Maier" profiled in the New York Times

March 22, 2014

In this Sunday's New York Times John Anderson reviews the documentary Finding Vivian Maier. The narrative follows John Maloof as he tries to unravel the mystery of an unknown photographer whos captivating images remained secret during her lifetime until he bought her negatives at auction and released them to the public to wide acclaim. The film will be released in New York on Friday March 28. 

Read the full story here

More press for Finding Vivian Maier:

Huffington Post, March 25, 2014

Slate, March 24, 2014

The New Yorker, March 2014

New York Post, March 22, 2014



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"Imagine...Vivian Maier: Who Took Nanny's Pictures?" Wins Prestigious RTS Award

March 19, 2014

Last night at the Royal Television Society Awards in London, "Imagine....Vivian Maier: Who Took Nanny's Pictures?" took home the award for Best Arts Program. A prestigious award, previous winners include "Lucian Freud: Painted Life" and "Baroque". "Imagine..." tells Maier's story and attempts to unwrap the mystery of her almost unfound images and the discovery which lead to a rapid climb to acclaim.

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Bob Colacello's "Holy Terror" Re-Released

March 11, 2014

Bob Colacello, the editor of Warhol’s Interview magazine, spent that decade by Andy Warhol's side as employee, collaborator, wingman, and confidante. In the rerelease of Holy Terror, Colacello brings us into Andy's world: into the Factory office, into Studio 54, into wild celebrity-studded parties, and into the early-morning phone calls where the mysterious artist was at his most honest and vulnerable. Colacello gives us, as no one else can, a riveting portrait of this extraordinary man: brilliant, controlling, shy, insecure, and immeasurably influential. When Holy Terror was first published in 1990, it was hailed as the best of the Warhol accounts. Now, some two decades later, this portrayal retains its hold on readers—as does Andy’s timeless power to fascinate, galvanize, and move us.

Holy Terror: Andy Warhol Close Up, An Insider's Portrait by Bob Colacello
Vintage Publications, introduction by Bob Colacello

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