Documentary on Henry Horenstein now available!

Henry Horenstein, Lovers, Honky Tonk

A new documentary on legendary photographer Henry Horenstein is now available. Produced as part of The Photographers Series by Anthropy Arts, the film follows Horenstein around the world as he continues his quest to preserve vanishing cultures and groups through photographs. Renowned curators and colleagues, including celebrated photographer Nan Goldin, discuss Horenstein’s influence and talent that set him apart. In a comprehensive photo commentary, he reveals the back story to many of his admired photographs.

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Browse all of Henry Horenstein’s work at ClampArt


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Brian Paul Clamp, Director

i3 Talk with Jen Davis

If you missed Jen Davis’ fantastic talk for the MPS Digital Photography Department’s i3 Lecture series at the School of Visual Arts, you can now see it online! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4_Q8IPo_xI#t=435 For the past eleven years, photographer Jen Davis has been working on an extended self portrait series that explores notions of

Gregory Halpern is a recipient of a 2014 Guggenheim Fellowship!

Gregory Halpern has been chosen as a 2014 John Simon Guggenheim Foundation fellow! Guggenheim Fellows are appointed on the basis of impressive achievement in the past and exceptional promise for future accomplishment. Huge congratulations, Gregory! We very much look forward to seeing your next body of work. View a PDF

Lori Nix is a recipient of a 2014 Guggenheim Fellowship!

Lori Nix has been chosen as a 2014 John Simon Guggenheim Foundation fellow! Guggenheim Fellows are appointed on the basis of impressive achievement in the past and exceptional promise for future accomplishment, and one has to agree that Lori Nix fits the bill. Congratulations Lori! We look forward to seeing

Water bottle portraits by Frank Yamrus, and a bottled water ban in San Francisco

In a step to become more environmentally friendly, the city of San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors has voted to ban the sale of plastic water bottles on city property by the fall of 2014. Americans use 50 billion plastic water bottles per year, according to the anti-plastic bottle campaign, Ban

ClampArt cameo in new Ted Scofield novel

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Manjari Sharma is a guest lecturer at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

At 12.30 pm on Tuesday, April 1st, 2014, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston will host artist Manjari Sharma, who will speak about her work. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Alfond Auditorium Avenue of the Arts 465 Huntington Avenue Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5523 617-267-9300 http://www.mfa.org/ The lecture series

The faces behind Nancy Burson’s Businessman

The ten portraits on the right, shared with us by artist Nancy Burson, are the images that make up her piece, Businessman (10 Businessmen from Goldman Sachs), 1982. While the finished piece is certainly interesting in itself, it is fun to see the different expressions of each businessman before becoming

Lori Nix’s work is included in a new show at the UQ Art Museum

Lori Nix’s work is featured in the exhibition “No Place” at the University of Queensland Art Museum from March 1 – May 18, 2014. Other artists include James Casebere (USA), Giacomo Costa (Italy), and Yao Lu (China). From the museum’s website: “No Place” brings together four international artists who investigate

Artist Jesse Burke takes over The New Yorker photo department’s Instagram feed

Artist Jesse Burke is taking over The New Yorker photo department’s Instagram account for one week! Follow Jesse Burke @jesse_burke and The New Yorker @newyorkerphoto. Jesse writes: This is @jesse_burke. Follow along with me and my daughters this week as we travel around New England getting in touch with the natural

Solo show of Henry Horenstein’s “Honky Tonk” at Purdue University Galleries

Image: Copyright Henry Horenstein, “Dolly Parton,” Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, 1972, Gelatin silver print. “Henry Horenstein: Honky Tonk” opens at the Purdue University Galleries on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, and runs through April 26, 2014. Purdue University Galleries Yue-Kong Pao Hall of Visual and Performing Arts 552 West Wood Street

Solo show of John Arsenault’s new photographs at the University of Puget Sound

Image: John Arsenault, “For You!,” 1:22 p.m., Los Angeles, CA, 2014, Digital C-print John Arsenault’s solo show of new photographs will be on display at the Kittredge Gallery at the University of Puget Sound from March 10 – April 12, 2014: The exhibition “For You!” in the Kittredge Gallery premieres

Work by Lori Nix and Marc Yankus included in “Of Time and Buildings” at the George Eastman House

Image (left): Lori Nix, “Anatomy Classroom,” 2012, Archival pigment print. Image (right): Marc Yankus, “Three Buildings,” 2013, Archival pigment print. Lori Nix and Marc Yankus’ work is featured in “Of Time and Buildings” at the George Eastman House, March 8 – June 8, 2014. Other artists include Feng Bin, James

Photograph by Manjari Sharma now in the permanent collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

ClampArt is very pleased to announce that Manjari Sharma’s photograph “Maa Saraswati” from her series “Darshan” is now in the permanent collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston in Texas. Browse Manjari Sharma’s series “Darshan” Browse all of Manjari Sharma’s work at ClampArt Blog post by: Keavy Handley-Byrne, Gallery

ClampArt is now on Tumblr

ClampArt is excited to announce our new Tumblr page. Follow us for artist updates, exhibition and event information, new images, and more. Follow ClampArt on Tumblr. Blog post by: Kevin Swann, Gallery Assistant

Jill Greenberg’s photograph appears on the cover of The Huffington Post Magazine

Jill Greenberg’s photograph appears on the cover of The Huffington Post Magazine to illustrate an article by Kate Sheppard on the fate of the grizzly bear. See Arianna Huffington’s blog post about the article with a link to the full-length iPad version: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/arianna-huffington/huffington-magazine-this-_16_b_4830543.html?utm_hp_ref=tw View Jill Greenberg’s series, “Ursine” Browse all

Bill Armstrong’s work is on the cover of a new book on contemporary photography

Bill Armstrong’s work is illustrated on the cover of Floriane Herrero’s important new book, “Photographie contemporaine.” The publication is a wonderful overview of the contributions of the most influential photographers of the past twenty-five years, including Roger Ballen, Gregory Crewdson, Thomas Demand, Nan Goldin, Andreas Gursky, William Klein, Cindy Sherman,

Amy Touchette and The World Famous *BOB* in conversation at the Strand Book Store

Photographer Amy Touchette will be in conversation with her muse, The World Famous *BOB*, in the Rare Book Room at the Strand Book Store in New York City on February 5, 2014, from 7.00 to 8.00 p.m.: The World Famous *BOB* and photographer Amy Touchette join us in the rare

Henry Horenstein is the Chief Critic for the RISD European Honors Program this winter/spring

Artist and professor Henry Horenstein is the Chief Critic for the Rhode Island Sschool of Design European Honors Program (EHP) this winter/spring. This is the program that helped launch the work of photographer Francesca Woodman, illustrator David Macaulay, and many others. . . The European Honors Program, founded in 1960,

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