Interview with Lucien Clergue
Legendary photographer Lucien Clergue (1934-2014) speaks about his career, meeting Picasso and Jean Cocteau, and important themes and influences. Interview with François Hébel during the "Recontres internationales de la Photographie d'Arles," 2014. In French with English subtitles.
Elaine Schatt speaks to WPIX11 about Roy Schatt
The Roy Schatt Estate, represented exclusively by Westwood Gallery NYC, includes the James Dean "Torn Sweater" photographs, as well as numerous rare images of actors, writers, directors and playwrights associated with The Actors Studio where Roy Schatt was the official photographer and other personalities active in the New York theatrical community from the 1950's and 60's.
Asia Tatler: interview with Douglas Kirkland about Coco Chanel
In 1962, at the age of 27, Kirkland received an assignment from Look Magazine to photograph Coco Chanel. The negatives were in the photographer's vault for 46 years until they were exhibited by WESTWOOD GALLERY NYC. The New York City exhibition, curated by James Cavello, traveled to selected locations in Asia: this interview took place during an exhibition in Hong Kong.
"Chaotic Past" performance at the Los Angeles Art Show
During the opening ceremony of the Los Angeles Art Show, artist David Datuna presented a performance installation with shattered dishes, curated by James Cavello. The art installation entitled, "Chaotic Past" was a fervent expression of stacked dishwashers with dishes spilling out onto the floor, a commentary on urban archaeology.
"Capsule Art Exhibit" by Ricardo Bellino
WESTWOOD GALLERY's James Cavello and Margarite Almeida discuss artist Ricardo Bellino's exhibitions and projects. For the SoHo "Capsule Art Exhibit" in the Nespresso tasting bar, Bellino created large scale portraits of pop culture figures completely comprised of Nespresso coffee capsules. Nespresso donated all proceeds from the Tasting Bar to partner charities.
Wulf Treu exhibition, Handle With Care, at Westwood Gallery NYC
Wulf Treu, an urban artist inspired by street life in New York and Miami, parodies underground culture, fetishes, the past with its slogans as well as contemporary media imagery which turns into delusional psychology in a series of large scale mixed media paintings and sculptures.