The Work of Helmut Newton Arrives at the W Hotel Hollywood-Global Images

The Work of Helmut Newton Arrives at the W Hotel Hollywood

A major exhibition of the work of photographer Helmut Newton (1920-2004) takes over the art gallery in the lobby of the energetic W Hotel Hollywood beginning November 15.  On display at Global Images gallery, W Hotel Hollywood, 6250 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028.  info@globalimages.art for inquiries.
November 13, 2019 — Jeff Smith
Banksy Shred The Love Prank Sotheby's

“Bank For Your Buck” – The Legal Implications of Banksy’s Destruction of “Girl with Balloon”

For centuries, artists have been celebrated for pushing boundaries and shaping how society should view art. As members of the audience, we rely on artists to expose us to these unique dimensions of thought and we return the favor by placing value on their creations.
November 12, 2019 — Jeff Smith
The Ultimate Global Images Gift Guide-Global Images

The Ultimate Global Images Gift Guide

Whether you're the efficient early holiday shopper, or you're just looking for a quick Birthday gift you know your Mom will love, we've created for you the ultimate Global Images gift guide. With each suggestion, we also give you our suggestions of who these gifts are best for or what occasion so there is really no second guessing!
October 19, 2019 — Katie Dessin
Hugh Hefner's Round Bed-Global Images

Hugh Hefner's Round Bed

It's probably safe to assume that Hugh Hefner's favorite room in his mansion was his bedroom. Although you don't need a source to prove it, he actually has stated this on record

Hefner, despite his line of work, was an astounding businessman. Especially in its conception, he was incredibly passionate about the work he was creating with Playboy. He worked day and night, putting in impossible hours to deliver the quality he saw necessary for his publication. When he purchased the original Chicago mansion in 1959, he was at a very convenient distance from his club and office. Hugh, however, preferred working from home...

October 15, 2019 — Katie Dessin
The Difference of Archival Linen Paper-Global Images

The Difference of Archival Linen Paper

These days, any corner shop has a photo printer and a promise of a short wait. Convenience always sounds like our best friend, but we all know food taste different from a microwave.

Professional photographers and galleries like ourselves have access to a dozen photo labs across the world and the materials to do it in house, all with the same promise: unparalleled quality...

October 15, 2019 — Alexandra Khoury
James Dean's Hollywood Date Night with future 'Bond Girl' Ursula Andress-Global Images

James Dean's Hollywood Date Night with future 'Bond Girl' Ursula Andress

James Dean's sexuality is still a highly discussed topic when it comes to old Hollywood mysteries. Friends and family have identified him as "gay", although in past interviews he would deny claims, but not entirely shut them down. It's most likely that Dean's sexuality was more complicated than black and white and it's suspected he identified with being bisexual or something similar. Regardless of his orientation, while in the spotlight he did have a few romances with some of Hollywood's most beautiful women. This includes his short-lived fling with future Bond Girl actress, Ursula Andress...
October 15, 2019 — Katie Dessin
Musso and Frank's Grill in Hollywood with Frank Worth Photography

Hollywood's Oldest Restaurant and Frank Worth By Michael Callahan

The Secret of Hollywood’s Oldest Restaurant? Don’t Change Anything.
The gooey sauces, the cured meats, the dashes of marjoram and herbes de Provence—these were the tools of the starched chefs of Paris and New York, their gray mustaches bristly as shaving brushes, theatrically ranting their way through their kitchens...
September 11, 2019 — Alexandra Khoury
The History of Helmut Newton: Finding A Life in Paris-Global Images

The History of Helmut Newton: Finding A Life in Paris

After returning to Paris, now with more permanence, Helmut Newton signed a contract with French Vogue. His home was in the La Marais district, off of a street named Aubriot. It was on that street that he photographed one of his most iconic shots: Rue Aubriot (meaning Aubriot Stere in French), and otherwise titled Le Smoking...

August 24, 2019 — Katie Dessin
Helmut Newton Photograph Claims Highest Sale YTD in 2019 and New Record for Newton Work at $1.8m. From Artprice by Thierry Ehrmann-Global Images

Helmut Newton Photograph Claims Highest Sale YTD in 2019 and New Record for Newton Work at $1.8m. From Artprice by Thierry Ehrmann

PARIS , Aug. 16, 2019 /CNW/ -- Although Photography currently accounts for just under 2% of the total value of the global secondary art market, the medium has become a permanent feature of the art world after a lengthy process of acceptance that dates back to the end of WWII and which has markedly accelerated in the last two decades...
August 21, 2019 — Matt Wiltsey
When Frank Worth Met James Dean-Global Images

When Frank Worth Met James Dean

Frank Worth was an American photographer who befriended and photographed many Hollywood actors and actresses between 1939 and 1964. His black and white candid pictures are unusual for the era, when most stars limited themselves to carefully posed glamour portraits...
August 20, 2019 — Katie Dessin