With an international emphasis, Agora’s juried Photography Competition Exhibition comprises photographers who have been selected from across the world, in an effort to showcase the diversity of photographic techniques and perspectives happening in the medium of photography today.
The styles and subject-matter on view range from portrait, to landscapes, to documentary photos, and situational photography capturing moments as they unfold in medias res. Taken as a whole, the individual works by these artists could be said to compose a mosaic, with each image exhibiting some feature of a globally interconnected world.
What distinguishes this show from other group shows exhibiting photography is the mingling of digital techniques and more traditional compositional methods. Many of the photographs on view have been digitally altered, or enhanced, so as to gently communicate a message that the camera’s lens alone would not be able to see. This melding of technologies, ranging from the immediate perception of the human eye, to the camera, to digital post-production, is the cornerstone on which the present exhibition rests.
The Chelsea International Photography Competition Exhibition opens at February 19, 2019, and will be on display until February 28, 2019, with an opening reception on Thursday, February 21, 6-8 PM. All are welcome to attend. Entrance to the gallery is free.
Exhibition Dates: February 19 – February 28, 2019
Reception: Thursday, February 21, 2019 6-8 PM
Gallery Hours: Tues-Sat 11:00am – 6:00pm
Gallery Location: 530 West 25th Street, New York, NY
Event URL: https://www.agora-gallery.com/ExhibitionAnnouncement/Chelsea_2_19_2019.aspx
Katharina Acht | Per Bix | María Alejandra Ibáñez | Céline Anaya Gautier | Giovanni Antonio Mocchi | Giovanni Armenio | Mark Battista | Derek Brown | Mario Caragliano | Yong Chen | Scarlett Coten | Cyrille Dubreuil | Richard Greene | John Manno | Anabela Maravilhas | Marc Carniel | Mariela Martin | Stephanus Meyer | Valerie Meyer | NPier | Joseph O'neill | Nathan R. Goddard | Marllos Rodrigues | Ulla Skov Jensen | Aldebarán Solares | Denise Solay | Rainer Stark | Renata Vale | Anoukart | Laura Viñas
About Agora Gallery
Agora Gallery is a contemporary fine art gallery located in the heart of Chelsea’s fine art district in New York. Established in 1984, Agora Gallery specializes in connecting art dealers and collectors with national and international artists. The art gallery’s expert consultants are available to assist corporate and private clients in procuring original artwork to meet their organization’s specific needs and budget requirements. With a strong online presence and popular online gallery, ARTmine, coupled with the spacious and elegant physical gallery space, the work of our talented artists, who work in diverse media and styles, can receive the attention it deserves. Over the years Agora Gallery has sponsored and catered to special events aimed at fostering social awareness and promoting the use of art to help those in need.