Robert Farber Named Featured Photographer in the Blazing Editions/ChromaLuxe Collaborator Series: 2017 Master on Metal
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sept. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — ChromaLuxe, the global leader in dye-sublimation metal prints in conjunction with fine art printmaker, Blazing Editions, announced today that renowned fashion and fine art photographer Robert Farber has been named the featured photographer in the Blazing Editions/ChromaLuxe Collaborator Series: 2017 Master on Metal.
Through this collaboration Blazing Editions, ChromaLuxe, and Farber, will partner for several photography events showcasing the photographer’s work on ChromaLuxe aluminum panels produced by Blazing Editions,
«I’m looking forward to working with ChromaLuxe and Blazing Editions on several great shows in the US and Europe,» said Farber. «The uniqueness of ChromaLuxe metal prints along with the professional printing by Blazing Editions showcases my work in a way I never imagined, and I am excited to share these images with a global audience.»
Now in its second year, the Master on Metal series started in 2016 with photographer Jay Maisel. Blazing Editions, headquartered in Warwick, Rhode Island, will once again provide all the printing for this partnership. Farber’s work will be displayed at the following shows:
Cube Art Fair
Oct. 11- 15, 2017
PDN PhotoPlus Expo
Oct. 26 – 28, 2017
Javits Convention Center
New York City, New York
Salon de la Photo
Nov. 9 – 13, 2017
Porte de Versailles
Dec. 5 – 10, 2017
One Herald Plaza
Month of Photography Los Angeles
April 2018 (Exact date TBD)
Los Angeles, California
«It is an honor to partner with a photographer as accomplished as Robert Farber,» said Steve Flores, ChromaLuxe Global Brand Manager. «Last year’s program was a great success with shows in New York and Los Angeles. We anticipate this year’s global reach to further enhance the ChromaLuxe brand, the work of Blazing Editions, and of course, Robert’s amazing work.»
To learn more about Farber and his work, please view the following video: https://vimeo.com/224983010
ChromaLuxe is the global manufacturer of premium print media, supplying high quality blank substrates for a variety of applications that require superb image quality and durability. All coatings and substrates are made in the USA with manufacturing and fabrication done in Louisville, KY. With additional locations in Belgium and Australia, ChromaLuxe serves its global customer base and provides products to more than 80 countries.
ChromaLuxe is an extension of Universal Woods, the world’s leading manufacturer of hard surface sublimatable products and mezzanine decking. It is also a sister brand to Unisub, which provides the highest quality custom sublimatable products. To learn more about ChromaLuxe, please visit: ChromaLuxe.com. Connect with ChromaLuxe on Facebook (facebook.com/realchromaluxe), Instagram (instagram.com/realchromaluxe) and Twitter (twitter.com/realChromaLuxe).
About Blazing Editions
Over the years, Blazing Editions has developed into a leader in the Fine Arts industry. Based in Rhode Island, they are dedicated to providing the finest reproductions on the market. Along with their printmaking division, they are also an international art distribution company – representing contemporary artists all over the world in North America, Europe, and Asia (for more information visit their sister site – www.yjcontemporary.com). To learn more about Blazing Editions, visit: http://www.blazing.com.
About Robert Farber
Robert Farber’s style has influenced generations of photographers. His painterly, impressionistic style captures the essence of composition in every genre, including nudes, still life, landscapes and architecture. His ten photo art books have sold over half a million copies.
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis brought Farber into Doubleday for the publication of his book «By The Sea,» which won the Art Director’s Award for color photography. Aside from numerous creative awards, Robert Farber also received the Photographer of the Year from PMA (Photographic Manufacturers Association), ASP International Award from the PPA (Professional Photographers of America) and The American Society of Photographers. This award was given to those who’ve made a significant contribution to the science and art of photography. Some previous recipients of this award include Dr. Edwin Land (inventor of the Polaroid), George Hurrell, and National Geographic.
Farber’s work with nudes in fine art as well as in the commercial realm is known and respected. He has lectured for Ogilvy & Mather on the «Nude in Advertising.» ASMP requested to use Farber’s nudes as an example of the artistic application in support of the National Endowment of Arts, after its backing of the controversial Mapplethorpe/Serrano exhibit. His book, «Farber Nudes,» was also included in the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis estate collection.
Farber’s fine-art photographs have been published in virtually every form. Farber has exhibited in galleries and museums world-wide. He’s lectured at the Smithsonian Institute, The George Eastman House, as well as Universities and professional groups throughout the United States, Japan, Australia and Europe. Aside from his fine art photography, Robert Farber’s work encompasses major campaigns for fashion, beauty and advertising, as well as directing for TV and film. A documentary highlighting Farber’s life and career, is in development for PBS.
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Alesha Yaney, ChromaLuxe
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