17 juillet 2010

The Hood Museum of Art Celebrates Hollywood’s Golden Age

Clarence Sinclair Bull, Elizabeth Taylor, 1948, color print American movies made during the “golden age” of Hollywood (1920–60), a time when the studios were producing almost five hundred films a year, have been admired in art museums, college film societies, and academic departments for almost a century. Interest in the work produced by Hollywood studio photographers, however, goes back only a few decades. The exhibition Made in Hollywood: Photographs from the John Kobal Foundation, on view at the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2010

Anna May Wong portraits from the Michael H. Epstein and Scott E. Schwimer @ Epstein and Schwimer Glamour Photography Auction

Anna May Wong exhibition portrait by George Hurrell. Gelatin silver semi-gloss borderless double-weight (with separate 2-ply mount) 5- ¼ x 7- ½ in. exhibition print of Anna May Wong by George Hurrell; with photographer signature Hurrell/`36 in ink and rubber stamp HURRELL PHOTOGRAPH on the verso of the mount. Exhibited and organized by the Smithsonian Institution, The Hollywood Photographs of George Hurrell, 1987; unique print. Fine; with stress lines at the edges and toning at the upper quadrant. Estimated Value: $2000 - $3000... [Lire la suite]
30 juin 2009

Strength in the photographs market @ artnet Auctions sale of Icons: 20th-21st Century Photographic Portraits

Johnny Cash by Marc Seliger NEW YORK, NY.- artnet Auctions sale of Icons: 20th-21st Century Photographic Portraits showed strength in the photographs market as the ten-day online photographs auction concluded June 25 with $135,000 in sales (including 10% buyer’s premium). The sale featured over 200 original fine art photographs of legends of fashion, film, music, politics, sports, arts and literature from Marilyn Monroe to Madonna. Top Lots Sold Screen stars led the sale with spirited bidding for photographs of Hollywood... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2009

'Made in Hollywood: Photographs from the John Kobal Foundation' @ The Knoxville Museum of Art

Clarence Sinclair Bull, Hedy Lamarr, 1939 KNOXVILLE, TN.- The Knoxville Museum of Art presents Made in Hollywood: Photographs from the John Kobal Foundation, May 8 – September 9, 2009. Drawn from the rich archive at the John Kobal Foundation in London, this exhibition focuses on the stars, the sets, and the scenes created by the film industry and memorialized by the most important photographers who worked in Hollywood from 1920 to 1960. Featuring more than 90 vintage prints, Made in Hollywood offers a glimpse into the world of... [Lire la suite]