Gary Baseman will exhibit his first solo show in New York City in six years at Jonathan LeVine Gallery, starting this week. “Walking Through Walls”, Baseman’s exploration of breaking through imposed limitations and boundaries in society and the world, opens on March 5th. Baseman explores this concept with the use of collage and silkscreen in his paintings.
Broomberg and Chanarin will exhibit their new series People in Trouble Laughing Pushed to the Ground from February 25th to March 26th, 2011 at Paradise Row in London. The exhibition will coincide with the publication of the series’ book by MACK Books on February 24th. The series continues Broomberg and Chanarin’s ongoing exploration of documentary images in historical moments.
Nathan Fox and Rod Hunt have created illustrations for AIDES’ latest campaign to promote safe sex. AIDES is the first French HIV/AIDS prevention non-profit organization. Their latest campaign aims to promote safe sex, awareness and behavioral changes through innovative and provocative imagery.
The Selby is collaborating with Dockers on a campaign to promote the company’s “Wear the Pants” project. “Wear the Pants” focuses on people pursuing their passions in life, and encourages others to do the same. As part of the project, Dockers fans can enter for a chance to win $100,000 to pursue their passion.
Chicco, an Italian company specializing in baby products, is launching a new campaign in Times Square to familiarize American customers with its products and its name. The campaign invites parents to film short videos of their babies correctly pronouncing the company’s name, “KEE-ko”, and to post the videos to the Chicco site where they could end up on a massive billboard in Times Square. Andrew Bannecker created illustrations of Times Square for the billboard and website.
This spring Target will re-release 34 of its best-loved dresses from their designer collaborations of the past 5 years. Justin Hollar photographed pieces from the highly anticipated collection for the March 2011 issue of Marie Claire. Hollar shot two models on location at his studio in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The collection, called “Designer Collective”, will feature dresses by Proenza Schouler, Thakoon, Rodarte, Zac Posen and more. For those that missed the dresses their first time around it’s a second chance to grab them for less than $50 each. The collection will go on sale March 13th.
Bernstein & Andriulli is pleased to welcome aboard new artists We Are The Rhoads. Sarah and Chris Rhoads are a husband and wife photography team who travel and work in a variety of unique environments. Explorers to the core, they see the world for all its beauty, humor and whimsy. Chris’ love for photography grew from having a camera in tow while touring throughout the world as a bass player. Sarah has always had a natural affinity and curiosity for people and stories; and says photography chose her at an early age. They are excited about creating imaginative imagery for their clients and do so with a great deal of passion, charisma, and excitement.
For New York Fashion Week director Michael Palmieri filmed model-turned-street style photographer Hanneli Mustaparta in the days leading up to the Tory Burch Fall 2011 presentation. Produced by Burch, the video offers a glimpse into the chaos of Fashion Week. Hair and makeup artist Liam Dunn worked with Hanneli to create a fresh and easy look.
Gillian Laub photographs the town of Braddock, PA and its controversial mayor John Fetterman for this Sunday’s New York Times. Laub photographed Fetterman and his wife and son as well as residents of Braddock. Once a booming town, the collapse of the steel industry in the 1980s left it impoverished and dilapidated. Fetterman is working to change that by launching social change through art. The town has hosted several art installations, opened its first art gallery, and is growing organic produce in the shadow of the abandoned steel mill. Fetterman says of his work, “We use art to combat the dark side of capitalism.” In 2009, Levis promoted their line of work clothes by using Braddock as a backdrop for the campaign.
This Valentine’s Day M&Ms is giving customers the chance to personalize the candy for their loved ones. Customers can have special messages written or photographs imprinted on a candy piece. Kareem Black photographed a life-like M&M to promote the special. The candy appears reclining on a table with an example of a personalized message written across its back.
The luxury cosmetics and skincare company Borghese is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the brand’s most iconic product, FANGO. Alan Cresto was commissioned to photograph Do You Fango? an ad campaign solely dedicated to the time-tested product and its Italian heritage. FANGO is made from mineral laden Tuscan mud, which has been used for its healing properties since the 14the century.
Bernstein & Andriulli is pleased to welcome photographer Chris Opel. Opel’s work has been featured in Elle, Vogue, D, Vanidad Commons And Sense, YesPlease and various other magazines throughout the world. Born and raised in Southern California, his work has been inspired by the free-spirited energy of the 70s and 80s. He attempts to capture this vibe in his fashion and lifestyle work by traveling to beautiful locations and shooting models doing the things they love to do while being themselves. Opel focuses on capturing authentic and natural images of real moments in real time.
Radio Shack’s latest campaign features animated creatures showing off the store’s latest mobile offerings with the tagline “The Shack helps you get mobile.” 12foot 6 collaborated with Butler Shine Stern & Partners (BSSP) on the spots, now airing on television and the web.
Diver + Aguilar photograph the new 2011 Audi TT to promote the release of the car. The photography team captured a bold vision of the car in still imagery and a short video. The work has been included in a new Audi car iPad application, to be released this year as well.
Camelbak is on a mission to reinvent the way people hydrate and inspire people to live a more environmentally friendly lifestyle. An estimated 2 million tons of plastic bottles are in landfills today. To inform workplaces on how to go disposable bottle-free, EVB commissioned Shotopop to design a poster for Camelbak’s website. The poster features the tagline “Liberate the workplace (from disposable water bottles)!” and explains how much harm is being done to the planet by the unnecessary use of disposable bottles. At the bottom are 4 tips on how to reduce plastic waste in the workplace.