Natural Beauty of Israel in the Photographs of Ailon Glitzenstein
NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Ailon Glitzenstein in Chelsea International Fine Art Competition Exhibition. The exhibition opens August 19, 2017 and runs through August 30, 2017 with an opening reception on Saturday, August 19 from 6-8 pm.
For Israeli Ailon Glitzenstein, photography has been a way to come to terms with his evolving sense of patriotism. Glitz’s mandatory military service in the Israeli Defense Forces, along with his shifting experiences with religious communities, resulted in feelings of detachment from Israel as a political entity. His solution came through his camera as he wanted to reclaim his relation to Israel through its natural beauty. His intricate black-and-white photographs aim to capture the silence of the Israeli landscape in a way that’s a cultural and, as a result, transcendent.
Exhibition Dates: August 19 – August 30, 2017
Reception: Saturday, August 19, 2017, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Gallery Hours: Tues-Sat 11:00am – 6:00pm
Gallery Location: 530 West 25th St, Chelsea, New York
"KARAK" Bolotbek Karakeev | Allen Capriotti | Joana Cruz | Mario Daniel Quiroga | Kristin Dillon | Adriana Espinosa Calle | Mher Evoyan | Ailon Glitzenstein | Guy | Chie Hirabayashi | Emily Jones | Michel KIRCH | Ian Lee | Christina Marie Chavez Banerjee | Mauro Masin | MENPO | Fran Panza | José María Peña | Donna Pinckley | Jiantao Qu | Gabriel Schiavina | Brian Sesack | Keith Thomson | Yoong Wah Alex Wong | Holly Wilson | Rosanne Wolfe | M Y Yip | Leonard Yang
About the Exhibition
Chelsea International Fine Art Competition Exhibition
This August Agora Gallery presents the selected artists of the 2017 Chelsea International Fine Art Competition. As in years past, the work on display is of incredible variety and extraordinary skill. There are precise, spare drawings in the same gallery as maximal, playful sculptures. There are monochrome, graphic paintings that explore repetition hung near hyper realistic still lifes that take inspiration from the classics of centuries past. There are imagined lands and images of human moments that ring with truth. Even two selected landscape photographers defy comparison - some produce stoic, black-and-white views of single trees, while others create expansive vistas in full color. The 2017 jurors' picks share nothing except fearlessness, adroit execution, and unforgettable originality.
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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.