Fine Art Photography

  • "James Fisher: Imagined Worlds" exhibition at Rosenbaum Contemporary

    James Fisher's oil on linen works look like multimedia collages, but they are created entirely with paint. The artist gave us a detailed acoount of his unique process and how he achieves the mesmerizing textures and effects in his paintings. 

  • James Little's "Black Paintings" Series

    The Meanings Behind the Titles
    Louise Nevelson + James Little exhibition at Rosenbaum Contemporary gallery in Boca Raton, Fla.

    Structure is the underlying component in all of James Little’s works. Each element in his paintings, whether it’s a line, a tone or an angle, has a role to play. Through their interaction with other elements, each competing for the viewer’s attention, they create a conversation that gives each painting its spirit. While none of Little’s works have narratives, the titles of his paintings do have meanings. 


    “I don’t use meaningless titles, but the work reflects the titles,” Little said.


    We recently sat down with him to learn more about the meanings behind the titles of his Black Paintings series, on exhibit at Rosenbaum Contemporary from September 8 through October 8.

  • Works by Erik Minter installed at the RC2 Gallery

    In discussing Erik Minter’s artwork, we turn to the writing of Clement Greenberg. In Greenberg’s writing, Avant-Garde and Kitsch, he discusses the duality of these two dichotomies (avant-garde and kitsch)—neither of absolutes, but orbiting on separate ellipses in the art world. We are reminded of this essay while we review Minter’s exploratory background: from working on Matthew Barney's final Cremaster 3 film series and his subsequent Guggenheim retrospective to helping design Paula Hayes’ Silicone planters, and unique experiences like assisting Tom Otterness in his studio, and creating 3-D sculptural processes for some of David Zwirner’s gallery artists. All in a day’s work of a top-notch preparator and designer, but where does the artist role begin and the designer dissolve? These two roles are seen as orbiting around the figure Minter, himself. One needs the other to survive, to flourish and to develop…conflicting manifestations dueling for reins on creative expression. 

  • Federica Matta "Siren's Mirror"
    Roberto Matta's "Morphologie de l'ame" and "L'Impensable" reflected in Federica Matta's "Siren's Mirror"

    Federica Matta reflects on the Two Generations exhibition at Rosenbaum Contemporary

  • Detail from Roberto Matta's "La terre et ses oignons" under UV light
    Detail of Roberto Matta's "La terre et ses oignons" under UV light

    During the course of our Two Generations exhibition, we’ve discovered many fascinating parallels between Roberto Matta’s and Federica Matta’s art, some of which were unknown until their work was seen side by side.

  • Two Generations exhibition
    Works by Federica Matta and Roberto Matta in the "Two Generations" exhibition

    An essay by Martica Sawin on the Two Generations exhibition at Rosenbaum Contemporary.

  • Thomas Hartmann class photo
    Thomas Hartmann (front row, second from left) with his class at the Academy of Fine Arts Nuremberg

    The Dozen exhibition, on view at Rosenbaum Contemporary from October 11 through November 10, features new paintings by artist Thomas Hartmann along with works by 11 artists hand-selected by Hartmann from his master classes at the Academy of Fine Arts Nuremberg. The 11 artists have all been designated Meisterschüler by Hartmann—a title of distinction given to students at German art academies by their professors upon graduation in recognition of brillliant performance and the development of their own independent pictorial language. Of the 89 students Hartmann has taught since 2005, only 27 have earned this distinction.


    Founded in 1662, the Academy of Fine Arts Nuremberg is the oldest art academy in German-speaking Central Europe. Hartmann, who has received several awards including the Overbeck Prize for Fine Arts; the Art Prize for Artists of Düsseldorf, Germany; and the Wili Oltmanns Prize for Painting, Delmenhorst; and whose work has been shown throughout Europe and the United States in numerous venues including the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, the Toledo Museum of Art in Ohio, and the National Library in Warsaw, Poland, among others, has been a professor of painting there for the past 13 years.


    Here he has gathered his ideas about teaching art.

  • Rosenbaum Contemporary Art of Paper 2018 booth
    Rosenbaum Contemporary's booth at Art on Paper 2018

    Rosenbaum Contemporary showcased works on paper by Modern and Contemporary masters at the Art on Paper Fair in New York. Here are some of the highlights from our booth.

  • "Rolande Death of a Painter Cat" C-print by fine art photographer Simon Procter
    SIMON PROCTER; "ROLANDE. Death of a painter. Cat." C-print; 47.24 x 62.99 inches (120 x 160 cm); Edition of 10

    In the summer of 2010, the friend of photographer Simon Procter, Rolande, an aged but still very wild paintress, died. Rolande’s family agreed to open her studios one last time “before all was cleared away.” Procter, with help from his friends at Christian Dior Couture and his Paris creative team, shot in this extraordinary space. Young French model Pauline Serreau was given the daunting task of embodying the dead artist. The images in the Roland, Death of a Painter series are a unique example of life, art and death interpreted through contemporary fashion photography.

  • Raphael Mazzucco
    Fine art photographer Raphael Mazzucco.

    In March, we shine the spotlight on Raphael Mazzucco, artist and photographer extraordinaire.  Much of his mixed media work, which combines photography, paint and collage elements,  is an inspiring celebration of beauty and nature.  Mazzucco is fascinated with the sensuality of the female nude.  He portrays women as ethereal, yet earthly sexy and provocatively alluring.   Mazzucco captures beauty and his point-of-view has captivated viewers from around the world.

  • Simon Procter: Chanel Haute Couture exhibition invitation
    Invitation for Simon Procter Chanel Couture Exhibition presented by Rosenbaum Art Gallery St. Regis Bal Harbour featuring Chanel, Karl at the Grand Palais; 2006; C-print; 53.54 x 102.76 inches (136 x 261 cm); Edition of 3

    Work by fine art photographer Simon Procter that chronicles couture runway shows he photographed for Chanel over a ten-year period is currently on view at Rosenbaum Contemporary’s Miami gallery, which is located in the lobby of the St. Regis Bal Harbour Hotel.  The show opened on March 25, 2014 and will run until the end of April.

  • Detail from 2014 Winter/Spring Season Jan 2014 BAMbill cover
    The BAMbill January 2014 cover featuring Bill Beckley's "I'm Prancing" Cibachrome photograph

    In January and February, a work by Bill Beckley, one of the artists represented by Rosenbaum Contemporary, was featured on the covers of BAMbill, the program for the Brooklyn Academy of Music.  BAM is an arts center, located in Brooklyn, New York, that promotes the work of both emerging and modern master artists in all disciplines: visual arts, theater, dance, music, opera and film.  Beckley has donated the work titled I’m Prancin, made in 2013, to be sold to benefit BAM.  It now hangs in BAM’s opera hall.