Press Release: May 13, 2019
ClampArt will host a book signing and Artist Talk on May 29 (6-8PM) at the gallery located at 247 West 29th Street, Ground Floor, New York, NY 10001 for Oliver Klink award-winning book – Cultures in Transition: Spirit Heart Soul. Cultures In Transition was selected as best photography book by the Independent Publisher (2019 IPPY GOLD AWARD)
Cultures in Transition explores the changes that people go through, the subtleties that make their life evolve, their spiritual guiding light. Over 15 years, in five Asian countries (Bhutan, China, India, Mongolia, Myanmar), Oliver Klink photographed environmental portraits of the continuity between family, work, and spirituality. There was no separation, but peoples’ concerns about how ‘progress’ can create disconnection and alienation between themselves and their communities became more evident. This fluidity of life is at the core of Cultures in Transition.
The book was printed at Longo Press in Italy as 7 color offset and bound in Milan at Legatoria. True North Editions, 2018. In Engish. 168 pp., black-and-white illustrations, 13½ × 12″.
Established in 2000, ClampArt is located in the Flower District in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan. ClampArt represents a wide range of emerging and mid-career artists of all media with a specialization in photography. In addition, the gallery carries a large selection of modern and contemporary paintings, prints, and photographs from the early 20th century to the present. ClampArt has placed artwork in numerous important public collections, including the following among many others. Owner, Brian Paul Clamp, has over twenty-five years of experience in the field. He holds a Master of Arts degree in Critical Studies in Modern Art from Columbia
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