We are pleased to make available these limited edition booklets, by gallery artist Max de Esteban. Published by Spicer House Editions, each booklet is offered in an edition of 100, designed by Arnauld Bayle and printed by The Private Space (Barcelona).
2013 has been an amazing year for the Klompching Gallery. We are especially thankful for the honor of working with our 26 individually talented and creative artists, and the patronage of our clients who have visited the artists' exhibitions and acquired their artworks. A big thank you, also, to the art critics, photo editors and reviewers who have recognized our artists through their reviews of exhibitions throughout the year.
The gallery team is now preparing for our first exhibition of 2014, A Field Guide to Snow and Ice, by Paula McCartney. Please mark your calendars for the artist reception on Thursday, January 9th, 6pm–8pm.
In the meantime, we'll be operating the following hours:
December 23–26: Closed
December 27–31: Appointments Only
January 1: Closed
January 2–8: Appointments Only
LOOKING BACK OVER 'JUST SOME' OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF 2013:
JIM NAUGHTEN was published by Merrell Publishers with his second monograph–Conflict and Costume–had his second solo show at Klompching Gallery, work exhibited at the Honolulu Museum of Art and the Imperial War Museum, and work from the Hereros series was acquired by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
HELEN SEAR was recognized as one of "Wales' most important and insightful artists", with a major retrospective exhibition, was awarded the prestigious Wakelin Award and exhibited at Fototropia in Guatemala.
CARA BARER was shown at the gallery with her first solo exhibition.
SIMON ROBERTS had work exhibited at Somerset House (London), his third monograph–Pierdom–published by Dewi Lewis Ltd., which coincided with his third solo exhibition at Klompching Gallery.
ODETTE ENGLAND had work from the Thrice Upon A Time series acquired by the George Eastman House, with photographs from the same series exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Photography (Chicago).
WILLIAM GREINER published his photo book, Show and Tell, exhibiting the project at the Louisiana State University Glassell Gallery.
KLOMPCHING GALLERY exhibited for the first time, at the AIPAD Photo Show at the Park Avenue Armory in New York, showcasing the work of 12 of our artists, including the launch of new work by Max de Esteban, and we were delighted to announce gallery representation of Cara Barer and Manuel Cosentino.
With several of our artists nearing completion of new work, we look forward to the 2014 calendar year and having the opportunity to exhibiting their artworks, and bringing it to the market. Stay tuned ...
The gallery has the following artist/special edition photo books available for purchase. We highly recommend these, each meticulously made and providing a wonderful opportunity to own the work of some of our gallery artists.
Back in April 2013, we were delighted to place Herero Woman in Patchwork Dress, by Jim Naughten, into the collection of Cherye R. and James F. Pierce. This iconic photograph from the Hereros series, was featured on the cover of Naughten's second monograph, Conflict and Costume (Merrell, 2013), formed a center-piece for the his solo exhibition at the gallery in March–April 2013, and was featured at the gallery's first exhibition at the 2013 AIPAD Photo Show, at the Park Avenue Armory in New York.
Exhibition Poster for Decisive Moments
Image: courtesy of Honolulu Museum of Art
We are now especially thrilled, that the photograph will be shown at the Honolulu Museum of Art, as part the extensive exhibition showcasing the photography collection of Cherye R. and James F. Pierce.
The exhibition opens on December 18th and runs through to June 8th, 2014.
Further information about the exhibition is available here
Additional photographs from the Hereros series can be viewed here
We are delighted to bring to your attention, the recently published book, Eyemazing: The New Collectible Art Photography, edited by Eyemazing Susan—nom de plume of Susan Zadeh, founder of the eponymous EYEMAZING Magazine.
This new publication, published by Thames & Hudson, features the work of 131 photographers, considered to be the best work published in the Eyemazing magazine over the course of the past ten years. The publication is arranged into two broad categories: 'Dreams and Memories of a Past Life' and 'Our Body, Our Cage. Our Body, Our Home'.
The publication is described by World Photo as "A breathtaking overview of the most collectible and daringly original contemporary art photography".