NOW: Art of the 21st Century

Thanks to Humble Arts Foundation for landing me in this exhibition in London.  I’m  happy to share it with two of my favorite photographers, Celine Clanet and Amy Stein.


Phillips de Pury & Company Includes 16 Photographs from The Collector’s Guide to Emerging Art Photography in their “Now: Art of the 21st Century” Auction

Phillips de Pury & Company
Howick Place
London SW1P 1BB
Viewing: September 19 – 26, 2009
Auction: Saturday, September 26, 2009

2pm Photographs Lots 1 – 82
3:30pm Design Lots 83 – 99
4pm Contemporary Art Lots 100 – 291

Exhibiting Photographers: Corey Arnold, Timothy Briner, Michael Bühler-Rose, Alejandro Cartagena, Céline Clanet, Yann Gross, William Lamson, John Mann, Boru O’Brien O’Connell, Regine Petersen, Amy Stein, Simon Vahala, Emma Weislander, Ofer Wolberger, JeongMee Yoon and Anoush Abrar & Aimée Hoving

New York, September 2009–Humble Arts Foundation is pleased to announce its collaboration withPhillips de Pury and Company and the upcoming sale “Now: Art of the 21st Century,” an auction ofcontemporary art opening on Sept 19, 2009. The auction includes 16 photographs selected by Phillips’ photography specialist from The Collector’s Guide to Emerging Art Photography, a 180-page source book produced for collectors, art dealers, gallery directors, photo editors, museum professionals, and independent curators published by Humble Arts Foundation earlier this year. To further engage prospective buyers and to highlight the collaboration, Humble’s works will be on display in its own private viewing room.

amani olu, Humble Arts Foundation’s Co-Founder and Executive Director says: “I’m delighted about this collaboration and its ability to grant some serious exposure for the artists included. This is a major step for Humble and its ability to further its mission to support emerging artists and help elevate their careers. Phillips’ interest in collaborating is tantamount to their dedication to burgeoning talent.” Commencing with the first sale of the season in London on September 26th, “Now: Art of the 21st Century” offers the most exciting works of art, design and photography since the start of the Millennium with sales alternating between New York and London. Building upon new themes of each sale, Phillips’ groundbreaking catalogue includes a five-page feature of Humble Arts Foundation and The Collector’s Guide to Emerging Art Photography.

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