Tag: New York

Wall Street, New York, 1960 (b/w photo) / Photo © Neil Libbert
Art, Culture, What's On

Solo exhibition: Neil Libbert

This Summer, visit Neil Libbert‘s first major solo exhibition at the Michel Hoppen Gallery.  Here, we take a look at the photographer’s life and work. Libbert’s work as a photojournalist and freelance photographer looks back in time, presenting life for ordinary people and celebrities in a personal and intimate way, with […]

Art, What's On

Artist Spotlight: Boissegur

Don’t let the bright, cheerful colours fool you… French artist Boissegur’s paintings are shrouded in mystery. Groups of balloons float around her eerily quiet compositions, and often a boy in a straw hat, whom the artist calls “George” or a girl named “Clara”, appear in the picture. With an exhibition of her intriguing works […]

Liberty Island, New York Harbor, 1883 (oil on canvas), Fred Pansing (1854-1912) / Private Collection / Photo © Christie's Images
History

The Statue of Liberty: 130 Years

October 28th of this year marks the 130th anniversary of the day the 22nd (as well as the 24th) President of the United States Grover Cleveland dedicated the Statue of Liberty to commemorate the centennial anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. “The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the […]