Beat Positive in the Press

  • Kulture Hub (US)

Styles upon styles: how these hip-hop pioneers inspired a generation of creators

Last week, 10 Corso Como and Getty Images hosted a panel at the Beat Positive exhibition featuring four of hip-hop’s most influential Style icons Dapper Dan, Janette Beckman, April Walker and Vashtie, moderated by renowned author and culture journalist Vikki Tobak. The article includes commentary from Curator Shawn Waldron about the importance of hip-hop and its pillars as well as from our panellists and moderator about the respective insights and contributions to hip-hop and style.

  • BET (US)

Fashion Pioneers Dapper Dan And April Walker Want To Use Fashion To Connect The African Diaspora

  • Forbes (US)

These photos are a throwback to New York’s iconic hip hop history

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 21: Guests admire the art during the BEAT Positive An Exploration Of Hip Hop Culture 1981-1993: Opening Reception at 10 Corso Como on November 21, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)
Getty Images Gallery is delighted to be taking part in the Photo North Festival, in Harrogate, UK, from 30th November
to 2nd December 2019.

 

 

Organised by Getty Images Reportage photographer Peter Dench and following on from the success of last year, this unique photography event is aimed at the professional photographer, art-enthusiast, keen amateur and students. The festival brings together a sensational display of exhibitions, talks, walks, workshops and portfolio reviews from highly respected and emerging artists.

Getty Images Gallery is featuring a selected portfolio of artworks from the Hulton Archive collection, printed from the original negatives and signed by legendary photographers including Thurston Hopkins, Terry Fincher, John Chillingworth, Slim Aarons and Len Trievnor.

Model Andria Loran (right) greets a friend, 21st July 1956. Loran works in Soho, London as a model and has been voted ‘Queen of Soho’ by the local people. (Photo by Thurston Hopkins/Picture Post/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Model Andria Loran (right) greets a friend, 21st July 1956. Loran works in Soho, London as a model and has been voted ‘Queen of Soho’ by the local people. (Photo by Thurston Hopkins/Picture Post/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Beat Positive Opens in New York

Beat Positive, a celebration of the Golden Age of hip hop, opened at New York’s 10 Corso Como on Thursday, Nov 21. Featured photographers Janette Beckman, David Corio, Barbara Alper and Michel Delsol were among the more than 500 attendees. Legendary DJs Stretch and Bobbito provided an old school soundtrack that had everyone bouncing through the gallery.

Getty Images Gallery curator Shawn Waldron will host Beckman and Corio for a public artists talk on Saturday, Nov 23 from 3-5 pm. Panel discussions on fashion and music will follow in December and January. The exhibition closes Feb 2, 2020 and is always free and open to the public. All works are for sale.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 21: Janette Beckman (C) attends the BEAT Positive An Exploration Of Hip Hop Culture 1981-1993: Opening Reception at 10 Corso Como on November 21, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/Getty Images )

Art Advisor Kipton Cronkite

Kipton Cronkite of ArtStager after installation of Slim Aarons prints.

Getty Images Gallery recently collaborated with New York-based art advisor Kipton Cronkite on staging a masterpiece $26.9 million listing at 66 Ninth Avenue in the city’s Meatpacking District. Kipton was tapped to provide the perfect amount of polish to the ultra-luxury four bedroom residence. Given the space has been described as, “reflecting the impeccable twist of Uptown sensibilities coupled with the chic vibrancy of downtown,” it is no surprise that Kipton chose to install classic prints from Slim Aarons throughout.

The project is a perfect example of the high-touch, bespoke trade services that Getty Images Gallery is known for.

Read more about the project and find other installation photos on Kipton’s blog.

Getty Images Gallery attends Maison&Objet Paris

From 6th until 10th October 2019, Getty Images Gallery attended @maisonetobjet, an international trade fair dedicated to lifestyle fashions

and trends. As a global design destination, every year Maison & Objet attracts exhibitors and visitors from around the world, so our Gallery

multi-lingual sales team was able to meet with people from as nearby as Paris and as far away as Taiwan.

 

As we are the only gallery with complete access to the Getty Images Archive (80 million photographs and growing!), we are able to find images

of locations and subject matter of interest to people from all over the globe. Our archive contains wonderful images of international landmarks

and iconic locations that appeal to locals and visitors alike. With such a large photographic collection to choose from, we really do have something

for everyone!

 

Our dedicated international team combines custom curation, responsive sales, an in-house darkroom and bespoke production services in a distinct

package. We ship anywhere in the world and love working with an international clientele. We have worked on design projects from Dubai to Santiago

and many places in between!

 

Contact us today to be connected with one of our dedicated team members and discuss special trade pricing.

John Chillingworth Prints Seen in New Turner Gallery Seaside Exhibition

An American-style snack bar selling hot dogs and Coca-Cola, on the Golden Mile in the English seaside resort of Blackpool, Lancashire, July 1954.

Three works by Picture Post photographer John Chillingworth on loan from the Hulton Archive are included in the popular new Turner Gallery exhibition Seaside: Photographed. Curated by Val Williams and Karen Shepherdson, the exhibition will be shown at Turner Contemporary throughout the summer of 2019 before touring to three other UK venues in 2020. The broad survey features work from 1850 to the present by artists such as Henri Cartier Bresson, Anna Fox, Susan Hiller, Paul Nash, Martin Parr, and many others. The exhibition is Turner Contemporary’s first ever show of photography, a sign of the medium’s growing acceptance in the fine art arena.

The three Chillingworth images, seen here, were shot in 1954 and originally published in the July 31 Picture Post to illustrate the article, “It’s Always Bank Holiday in Blackpool.” All are available as limited edition c-type prints exclusively from the Getty Images Gallery.

Click on an image to enquire, or contact us for details.

Ladies sitting at a bar in Blackpool, England circa 1954.

 

A snack bar in Blackpool, England circa 1954.

John Moore: 2019 World Press Photo of The Year

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - APRIL 11: John Moore wins the first place in the World Press Photo 2019 in Amsterdam, Netherlands on April 11, 2019. (Photo by Paco Nunez/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Getty Images photographer John Moore has been covering events at the US/Mexico border for more than ten years. In spring 2018, selections from this large body of work were published in an award-winning book about the subject, Undocumented. It is a photograph taken a few months after the book’s publication, however, that has become the defining image of the photographer’s ongoing border reportage.

The photograph, seen below, shows the moment when a two-year-old Honduran girl and her mother are taken into custody after illegally crossing the border from Mexico into Texas. It was captured at the height of political and cultural tensions surrounding the Trump Administration policy of family separations and quickly made front page news around the world.

On April 11, 2019, the photograph was announced as the World Press Photo of The Year 2019 at a ceremony in Amsterdam. Photojournalists recognize the prize as the world’s most influential and important honor; John’s image was selected from more than 78,000 submissions.

As the official gallery for Getty Images staff photographers, we are proud to offer collectors and collecting institutions the opportunity to acquire this difficult but important work. Signed, small-run limited edition prints are available in three sizes. Please enquire for further details.

MCALLEN, TX - JUNE 12: A two-year-old Honduran asylum seeker cries as her mother is searched and detained near the U.S.-Mexico border on June 12, 2018 in McAllen, Texas. The asylum seekers had rafted across the Rio Grande from Mexico and were detained by U.S. Border Patrol agents before being sent to a processing center for possible separation.