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Koenig & Clinton Gallery Moving to Bushwick

March 29th, 2017

Koenig and Clinton, via Art NewsKoenig & Clinton Gallery is moving from its home in Chelsea to a new space in Bushwick, located at 1329 Willoughby.  “The gallery will be situated near many of the artists around whom our work takes shape and many of the audiences that keep an exhibition space relevant,” the gallery said in a statement.
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Philadelphia Museum to Break Ground on Expansion Project

March 29th, 2017

Philadelphia Museum of Art, via NewsworksConstruction is set to begin on the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s $196 Million expansion project, with the official breaking ground ceremony slated for Thursday.  “The core project, as it suggests, really starts at the heart of the museum.  It’s an extraordinary design and one that both respects the building, but makes it ready for the next 100 years,” says Museum Director Timothy Rub of the Frank Gehry design.
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Eva Presenhuber Opening Space in New York

March 29th, 2017

Eva Presenhuber, via Art NewsZurich’s Eva Presenhuber is preparing to open a gallery in New York, Art News reports, taking over a space at 39 Great Jones Street that formerly served as the home of Karma.  The space “will function as an important extension of the Zurich gallery,” the gallery said in a statement.
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Andreas Gursky

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Hong Kong, Island via Artnet.
b. 1955
Lives and works in:

Düsseldorf, Germany

Represented by:

Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York

Education includes:

Kunstakademie, Düsseldorf

Gursky is a German photographer famous for his large and highly-textured photographs that provide a high point of view. He is fascinated with the relationship of people and space. Though not working in definitive series, his work can often be linked by motif. Often, his photographs, which capture a wide-angled view of a vast subject, feature an array of patterns. These patterns, which seem to be one of the most definitive qualities of his work, are not staged or posed, but are instead naturally occurring and captured from an odd or dramatic angle.

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Copan via Sauer Thompson.

Signature works include the 1993 Paris, Montparnasse, which portrays the large, grid-like exterior of a large building while simultaneously allowing voyeuristic views into each curtainless window. More recently, he has incorporated computer editing into his art, frequently creating larger subjects than the initial photograph provides.

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His work, 99 Cent II Diptychon, a dizzying photograph of row after row of candy and other disposable goods on display at a 99-cent store, sold for $3.3 million in 2007 and holds the record for the highest price paid for a photograph taken by a living photographer, via MOMA.

UBS Collection at Mori Art Museum [ArtObserved]

Wikipedia Entry

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