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Affordable Art: LUMAS Opens New Gallery in SoHo, New York

October 29, 2016 Destination North America No Comments Print Print Email Email

The German Gallery LUMAS will open a new flagship gallery in SoHo, with Special Exhibition and Artist Talk by Paolo Pettigiani onNovember 10, 2016.

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Located at 474 West Broadway, the new LUMAS gallery is a contemporary space with an innovative ambiance akin to being in an art collector’s home.

To mark the special occasion, new works by Italian photographer Paolo Pettigiani will be showcased. The artist will be present onNovember 10 to give a selected audience exclusive insight into the making of the series. “I love the majesty and the contrast of nature between the Big Apple skyscrapers and the park. I wanted to highlight this using infrared photography to invite viewers into a world unseen,” said Pettigiani, who was born in Turin in 1992. Having already photographed the Italian city Avigliana using an infrared filter, he brought the technique to one of the most photographed locations in the world – putting it in a whole new light! He confronts the viewer with surprising and unseen perspectives on New York, transforming the city into a surreal landscape. Central Park appears in radiant red hues, the sky and water in luscious turquoise.

Located at 474 West Broadway, the new LUMAS gallery is a contemporary space with an innovative ambiance akin to being in an art collector’s home.

To mark the special occasion, new works by Italian photographer Paolo Pettigiani will be showcased. The artist will be present onNovember 10 to give a selected audience exclusive insight into the making of the series. “I love the majesty and the contrast of nature between the Big Apple skyscrapers and the park. I wanted to highlight this using infrared photography to invite viewers into a world unseen,” said Pettigiani, who was born in Turin in 1992. Having already photographed the Italian city Avigliana using an infrared filter, he brought the technique to one of the most photographed locations in the world – putting it in a whole new light! He confronts the viewer with surprising and unseen perspectives on New York, transforming the city into a surreal landscape. Central Park appears in radiant red hues, the sky and water in luscious turquoise.

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