Error: 3002 Source: GeoIP.asp line 56: File could not be opened. Paul Kasmin Gallery Opens New Space in Istanbul with Exhibition by David La Chapelle
The First Art Newspaper on the Net Established in 1996 Thursday, November 27, 2014

Paul Kasmin Gallery Opens New Space in Istanbul with Exhibition by David La Chapelle
Installation view of the David La Chapelle exhibition at Paul Kasmin Gallery in Istanbul.
ISTANBUL.- One of New York’s leading art galleries, “Paul Kasmin Gallery is now in Istanbul after New York. David LaChapelle will be hosted as the first guest with an exhibition as assertive as the gallery itself. “Documents of Desire & Disaster” exhibition can be seen between 10th December 2010 – 29th January 2011 at Paul Kasmin Gallery -Akaretler Sıraevler, consisting the selected frames of LaChapelle, who is well-known for the photography works he does with the world’s most famous names.” The exhibition, which will take place in Akaretler Sıraevler, a new key location for contemporary art and design in Istanbul, was made possible with the support of New York Business Man & Art Collector Michael Shvo and the Sponsorship of Serdar Bilgili / Bilgili Holding.

Paul Kasmin Gallery, Founded in New York in 1989, represents several generations of internationally recognized contemporary and modern painters, sculptors, photographers, and filmmakers including Andy Warhol, Robert Indiana, Les Lalannes, Walton Ford, Kenny Scharf, Barry Flanagan and Frank Stella. The gallery also exhibits young, mid-career, and canonized artists from around the world, balancing a cutting-edge contemporary program with historical exhibitions. Some of the Galleries younger artists include James Nars, Ivan Navaro, Nir Hod and Will Ryman.

The gallery has two locations in New York, publishes numerous catalogues and artist books, participates regularly in international art fairs, and is well known for its organization of major public sculpture projects. The gallery is excited to bring its international experience to Istanbul to become a part of the city’s growing contemporary art culture.

The gallery’s is planning to bring it’s internationally recognized artist to Istanbul for a variety of exciting shows.

Time for Art at Akaretler Sıraevler
Istanbul is on its way to being recognized as an international center for the art world. Akaretler Sıraevler is becoming a key location for contemporary art and culture in the city. Paul Kasmin Gallery is proud to be a part of the exciting transformation of this historic district.

The Photographer of the Illusion
Reinterpreting his fashion and commercial works as well as the popular culture, the American artist David LaChapelle is being defined as the naughty boy and illusionist of photography after Newton. He is creating identity out of objects and object out of identities.

What is more, LaChapelle is famous for creating portraits of celebrities with the themes; fear, death, existence and belief. Since 1995 he has been awarded several times as the best photography artist of the year and his exhibitions have been held in many countries, from New York to Berlin, from China to France.

Madonna, Michael Jackson, Naomi Campbell, Uma Thurman, Angelina Jolie, David Beckham, Britney Spears, Leonardo Di Caprio, Paris Hilton, Elton John, Alexander McQueen and Lady Gaga are amongst the celebrites reflected from his object-glass.

David LaChapelle’s photographs including these celebrities and other fantastic works holding surreal traces, can be seen at the exhibition “Documents of Desire & Disaster”, between 10th December 2010 – 29th January 2011 at Paul Kasmin Gallery, Akaretler Sıraevler.

Paul Kasmin Gallery | David LaChapelle | Documents of Desire & Disaster |

Today's News

December 12, 2010

First Solo Show in South America of Works by Georg Baselitz Opens in Sao Paulo

Art Institute Showcases Innovative Projects Linking Architecture and Design Practices

Mexican Archaeologists Say Tonina Ballgame Court may Be the One Described in Popol Vuh

Dedicated Sale of 20th Century British Art Announced at Sotheby's for December 15th

Museum für Moderne Kunst Presents New Frankfurt Internationals: Stories and Stages

Lichtenstein Painting Originally Purchased for $27.50, Sells for $128,700 at Quinn's

Paul Kasmin Gallery Opens New Space in Istanbul with Exhibition by David La Chapelle

Iranian Film Today Festival Returns to the High Museum of Art for the 13th Year

18 Cross-Generational Artists will Be Featured in MoMA PS 1's Presentation of The Talent Show

Designing Media, a New Book by Bill Moggridge, Explores New and Traditional Media

Hanneke Meijer and Rokus Due Say Giant Stork Once Roamed Indonesian Island

Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, David Becker, Dies

An Exhibition of Photographs by Cleveland-Born Nathan Harger Opens at Hasted Kraeutler

Fine Arts Center Presents an Exhibition of Over 100 Works by Contemporary Mexican Ceramic Artists from Tonalá

Andrew Skurman Receives Chevalier des Arts Medal for Architecture from France

"El Nacimiento": Selected Nativities from the Boeckman Collection on View at the Tyler Museum of Art

Children's Book Illustrations Conjure Magic from Real Life at Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers

Columbia Museum of Art Implements Renewable Energy Project with Grant from the US Department of Energy

Nasher Sculpture Center Presents Alexander Calder and Contemporary Art: Form, Balance, Joy

United States Artists Announces 50 USA Fellowships for 2010

Most Popular Last Seven Days

1.- Greece holds breath as skeleton found in Alexander the Great-era tomb at Amphipolis

2.- Spain mourns the death of art collector Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, Duchess of Alba

3.- Meet the ancestors: Exhibition at Bordeaux gallery reveals faces of prehistoric humans

4.- Getty Foundation and partners launch free of charge online art collection catalogues

5.- Historic photos of dead Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara resurface in small Spanish town

6.- Exhibition showcases the first two 'Poesie' created by Titian following their restoration

7.- O'Keeffe painting sells for more than three times the previous world auction record for any female artist

8.- Crystal Bridges announces the departure of museum President Don Bacigalupi

9.- artnet Auctions offers a later example of Yayoi Kusama's important Infinity-Nets series

10.- 'Degenerate art' should go back to museums: German advisor Jutta Limbach

Related Stories

Historical importance of paintings by Frank Stella Examined in exhibition at Paul Kasmin Gallery

Colossal Blossoms to Bloom Along Park Avenue in Will Ryman's Inaugural Public Art Exhibition

Large-Scale Recreation of William N. Copley's 1974 Exhibition, X-RATED, at Paul Kasmin Gallery

Paul Kasmin Gallery Presents Monochromes: A Special Project with Robert Žungu

Paul Kasmin Gallery Presents Monochromes: A Special Project with Robert Žungu

New Exhibition of Paintings by Deborah Kass at Paul Kasmin Gallery

"A Venomous Bloom" by Kent Henricksen at Paul Kasmin Gallery

Los Angeles Artist Mark Ryden Presents New Work at Paul Kasmin Gallery

Paul Kasmin Gallery Presents Paintings by Simon Hantai

Photos by Tseng Kwong Chi with Keith Haring at Paul Kasmin Gallery

Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .


Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez - Marketing: Carla Gutiérrez
Special Contributor: Liz Gangemi - Special Advisor: Carlos Amador
Contributing Editor: Carolina Farias

Royalville Communications, Inc
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
to a Mexican poet.

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site