March 16, 2011

New Art Photography

Photography Exhibition 
The Collector’s Guide to New Art Photography Vol. 2 
Chelsea Art Museum, NYC 
Curated by Vanessa Kramer
Through April 2, 2011 

This 216-page biennial sourcebook highlights some of the most challenging and innovative new photographic work from 100 photographers internationally. Edited by Humble Arts Foundation’s co-founders, amani olu and Jon Feinstein, with an introduction by Vanessa Kramer, Director of Photographs, Phillips de Pury & Company, The Collector’s Guide to New Art Photography Vol. 2 is a resource for collectors, gallerists, curators, art professionals, educators, and the public. This new volume continues Humble’s mission of introducing new talent to people of influence in contemporary art.

To launch THE COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO NEW ART PHOTOGRAPHY Vol. 2, Humble Arts Foundation has collaborated with Chelsea Art Museum to present 100 images by all 100 artists included in the book, curated by Vanessa Kramer. The exhibition, which celebrates the publication’s innovation and diversity, opened with the book launch on March 4 and is on view through April 2, 2011.

FEATURED ARTISTS: Ketuta Alexi-Meskhishvili, Erica Allen, Ben Alper, Elizabeth Atterbury, Clint Baclawski, Flemming Ove Bech, Claire Beckett, Mathieu Bernard-Reymond, Eric Bessel, Magda Biernat, Lucas Blalock, Ryan Boatright, Paul Bobko, Andrey Bogush, Katharina Bosse, Brian Buckley, Christian Chaize, Elizabeth Chiles, Daniel W. Coburn, Christopher Colville, Helen Maurene Cooper, Joy Drury Cox, John Cyr, Erin Desmond, Beatriz Diaz Zurita, Maureen Drennan, Amy Eckert, Adam Ekberg, Sam Falls, Bradley Farwell, Maria L. Felixmüller, Jill Frank, Andy Freeberg, Michael Stuart Gaillard, Matthew Gamber, Gigi Gatewood, Christopher Gianunzio, Sarah Girner, Wendy Given, Maury Gortemiller, Peter Granser, Kristopher Graves, Joshua Dudley Greer, Matt Gunther, Stephanie Halmos, Sharon Harper, Jibade–Khalil Huffman, William Mebane & Martin Hyers, Nicola Kast, Emily Keegin, Ryan Kellman, Grace Kim, Anna Krachey, Jessica Labatte, Yvonne Lacet, Erika Larsen, Gillian Laub, Deana Lawson, David Leventi, Amy Lombard, Rita Maas, Katarzyna Majak, Charlott Markus, Aspen Mays, Avery McCarthy, Paula McCartney, Aaron McElroy, Casey McGonagle, Jeff McLane, Monika Merva, Samuel Morgan, Rachelle Mozman, Tricia Lawless Murray, Yamini Nayar, Nancy Newberry, Lizzy Oppenheimer, Georg Parthen, Jennifer Ray, Julian Röder, Irina Rozovsky, Adam Schreiber, Tina Schula, Robin Schwartz, Emily Shur, Mickey Smith, Kristopher Stallworth, Kate Steciw, Youngsuk Suh, Bill Sullivan, Jordan Tate, Kirsten Kay Thoen, Kevin Thrasher, Millee Tibbs, Corinne Vionnet, Nathaniel Ward, Greg Wasserstrom, Eric White, Ann Woo, and Tereza Zelenkova.

The Curator VANESSA KRAMER, based in New York, joined Phillips de Pury & Company in 2005. Specializing in global markets, she consistently helps to set auction records for international photographers while she continues to maintain Phillips reputation to be at the cutting edge of the art market. Kramer’s extensive experience in international business-getting as well as her strategic vision has proven as key tools to continually achieve new success levels in the Photographs market. She was a featured guest lecturer at the Foam_Fusion Festival at the Foam_Fotografiemuseum in Amsterdam and she is a regular speaker on collecting photography. She received her Bachelor of Arts cum laude from Colgate University in Art History and a post-graduate degree in American Fine and Decorative Arts from the Sotheby’s Institute of Art. Prior to her employment at Phillips de Pury & Company, she was a Museum Educator at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA and worked in Client Services at Sotheby’s.

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