ArrestedMotion logo
Category Archives: Photography

Basel Week Miami ’09 – Gladstone Gallery

Gladstone Gallery, one of the most prestigious galleries in the United States, led by Barbara Gladstone, probably the second most famous art dealer next to Larry Gagosian, had a power-packed booth at Art Basel.  It featured photographs, paintings, and sculptures by some of the best artists in world, including Richard Prince, Anish Kapoor, and Elizabeth Peyton. See more images from the booth after the jump…

Basel Week Miami ’09: Aqua Fair

This year’s Basel Week Miami wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the Aqua Art Miami fair in the Wynwood district. Chock full of visual goodies from galleries we know and love to some newly discovered ones that are now on the AM radar. It was treat to experience some great art at this fair. Check out all the images including several pieces from Jin Young Yu (interviewed & seen above) after the jump.

Teaser: “Nat Finkelstein: From One Extreme to the Other” @ Idea Generation Gallery

You may have seen this iconic image of Andy Warhol with Bob Dylan in front of his “Double Elvis” (an uncut Eight Elvises sold for a record $100 million recently) during his “Factory” days, but did you know who the photographer was? Idea Generation Gallery will be holding a retrospective in London next year of recently passed away Nat Finkelstein. Although the American photographer and photojournalist was known for his involvement with the Black Panthers and as a political radical back in the day, he […]

Basel Week Miami ’09: Pulse Fair

Sometimes, it takes stepping out of your comfort zone to get a fresh perspective on the way one views art. That is what Pulse did for us in Miami. From the moment we entered the fair, we noticed many galleries and artists that we weren’t accustomed to viewing. We constantly found ourselves stopping and asking more questions about “what is that?” and “who made it?” than any other fair during Art Basel Week. A truly rewarding experience. Check out all the visual nuggets we dug up after […]

Basel Week Miami ’09 – Rubell Family Collection – “Beg Borrow and Steal”

Good artists borrow, great artists steal. ~Pablo Picasso Coinciding with Art Basel Miami 2009, the Rubell Family Collection opened their latest exhibition, entitled Beg, Borrow, and Steal.  The exhibition, filling the entire 45,000 sq. ft. museum, consists of 260 works by 74 artists of different generations and examines the role of appropriation throughout modern and contemporary art.  It was born through a series of conversations the Rubells had with artists Kelly Walker and Wade Guyton.  It deals with artistic influence, artists building upon the legacies […]

Releases: JR – “Women Are Heroes” Book

French photographer and street artist JR just announced the release today of his “Women are Heroes” book.  In addition to following JR’s international exploits and wheatpastes, this book also focuses on his subjects – the women of Africa, Asia and South America, offering their personal testimonials to the public for the very first time.  “Women are Heroes” is now available through Crakedz. More pictures after the jump.

Preview: Basel Week Miami ’09 – “It Ain’t Fair” @ OHWOW Gallery

Another stong group show to check out in Miami this week is “It Ain’t Fair” at OHWOW Gallery (also the site of the STAGES show). The international group show comprised of over 30 artists including Scott Campbell, Todd James aka REAS , KAWS, Terence Koh, Neck Face, Keiichi Nitta, José Parlá, Erik Parker, Kenny Scharf, Aurel Schmidt, Eric White (interviewed), and Aaron Young among many others. Opening night will be highlighted by the screening of Cyprien Gaillard’s “Cities of Gold and Mirrors” accompanied by a […]

Preview: Basel Week Miami ’09 – Team Gallery x Ryan McGinley

After having been featured by Team Gallery at Art Basel Switzerland, the gallery is bringing Ryan McGinley’s newest works to Art Basel Miami.  The photographs being shown at the fair continues his Moonmilk series (remember his show at Alison Jacques Gallery?) and also includes some images from his most recent road trip.  The settings involve locations deep beneath the earth’s surface and now some on or above it.  They integrate the nude body into scenes of nature, almost blending them into one. More images and […]

JR @ Abu Dhabi Art Fair

Looks like intrepid traveler, JR, added Abu Dhabi on the list of places he has visited with his street photography.  To coincide with the annual Abu Dhabi Art Fair, the french wheatpaster was asked to create a large scale installation for the increasingly art-infused capital of the arab emirate. Take a look at a couple more pics after the jump.

Baby Tattooville ’09 – Reverse Studio Visits – Philip Warner

Ever wonder how GQ, Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair and Playboy get those awesome covers and how those photographers create those brilliant pictures? Short answer: Lots of HARD WORK! That’s what AM learned at Baby Tattooville as Philip Warner gave us a demonstration of what it’s like to be a professional photographer. With clients such as MTV, Playboy, SonyBMG and CSI: New York, it’s not hard to see that his expertise is highly sought after. Phil set up shop in his hotel suite and transformed it […]