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Anderson Contemporary Russell James

A solo exhibit by photographer Russell James at Anderson Contemporary (15/Oct-15/Nov)

Image: Russell James’ Calm Reflection from his Seminole Spirit Series (Courtesy of Anderson Contemporary)


Anderson Contemporary (art gallery) will soon join the new ‘hip’ frontier of New York’s Financial District when it opens its doors mid October. This waterfront downtown financial district, aka “FiDi”, has quickly gained much attention by its recent resurgence. Once considered a “ghost town”, over $30 billion has been spent rebuilding the area, creating an influx of development; including residential buildings, restaurants, high-end shops and hotels.

Ronni Anderson, founder of Anderson Contemporary, chose to branch out from traditional art districts, and carve a niche in FiDi culture by bringing Contemporary art to the trending area. The gallery will be located in the expansive lobby space of
180 Maiden Lane. Anderson Contemporary is proud to play a significant role in what has already been deemed as, one of the most talked about neighborhood comeback tales in New York City!


Russell James merges his deep understanding of light, shape and form to create a medley of stunning and provocative images. This exhibit is a portrait of his unique and ever-evolving photographic style, displayed through Angels, Seminole Spirit  and Nomad Two Worlds, three highly esteemed and diverse bodies of work.

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Russell James was born in Australia and currently lives and works in New York City. His images have become synonymous with provocative, unique perspectives of many of the most prominent people of our time in the worlds of entertainment, fashion and beauty, and his work has appeared in publications such as Vogue, W, American Photo and French Photo, Marie Claire, GQ, Sports Illustrated, a vast array of international art and photography journals, as well as ten fine-art books. To date, he has had five monographs published by teNeues, globally renowned for their fine art books and photographic anthologies.

In August 2007, James received the acclaimed Hasselblad Masters Award, and in 2009 he joined the prestigious ranks of Irving Penn and Helmut Newton as a resident artist of CAMERA WORK, the world’s leading gallery for contemporary photography and vintage master works, based in Berlin, Germany. James’s fine-art series have been exhibited in Tokyo, Berlin, Stockholm, Sydney, New York, Los Angeles and Aspen.

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