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WOMEN - Art In Times of Chaos
de PURY presents ‘WOMEN – Art In Times Of Chaos’  a game changing virtual exhibition and live auction, presenting artworks by outstanding contemporary women artists including but not limited to a.o. Chloe Wise, Claudia Comte, Minjung Kim, Alison Zuckerman, and Genieve Figgis . 
The exhibition of artworks runs from August 5 here on de-pury.com, with the live auction taking place on August 25. To view the lots and register to bid click here .

amfAR Auction

West Palm Beach Gala auction sees record breaking art sales.
Spirited bidding caused all 14 of the generously donated artworks to sell way above expectations and an impressive number of 8 artworks broke WORLD RECORDS for the artist’s prices at auction.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who made this event possible, especially John and Amy Phelan who graciously hosted and underwrote this spectacular event, and to thank you for your continued support and for helping us to 'Make Aids History'.
 

Anton Corbijn

de PURY Presents ‘Anton Corbijn’
In February 2022, Anton Corbijn and de Pury revealed a special presentation of rarely seen, limited and final editions of photographs including portraits of notable figures such as Kate Moss, Virgil Abloh, Damien Hirst, Gerhard Richter, and Naomi Campbell to name a few.
Corbijn’s style of photography gives a raw edge to his subjects, capturing imperfection and personality by shooting with a slow shutter speed to capture gestures and movement in a unique way. Starting in the late 20th century, his style of producing black and white photos using grainy film became an important part of our visual culture, and is a technique that has been widely utilised since.
Explore the work virtually here on de-pury.com

Vanessa Beecroft

de PURY Presents ‘Vanessa Beecroft - Ceramics and Paintings 2016 – 2021’.
Vanessa Beecroft and de PURY exhibited an exclusive selection of sculptures and paintings of females and nudes.
In this new body of works, started in 2016, Vanessa Beecroft introduces classical sculpture and paintings as an extension of her performance and video art,. The work explores and interrogates the male gaze and societal pressures of being a woman.
Explore the work virtually here on de-pury.com

Henry Hudson

de PURY Presents ‘Henry Hudson - Microcosm’ June 1 ‑ September 10, 2021.
Henry Hudson and de PURY presented a new series of portraits of leading art figures including a.o. Ed Ruscha, Sean Scully, Mary McCartney, and Ai Weiwei.
These new works take contemporary portraiture into the digital realm. Capturing the sitters through photography and drawing their portrait on the iPad, the final work was then UV flatbed printed onto an array of unique materials.
Explore the work virtually here on de-pury.com

Ron Arad

Newlands House and de PURY staged 'Ron Arad 69,’ curated by de PURY. Featuring a survey of significant works by the pioneering artist, architect and industrial designer.
Timed with the artist’s 69th birthday in 2020, the exhibition at Newlands House featured approximately 50 studio pieces, many of which have been exhibited around the world, including at the Centre Pompidou, Paris; The Museum of Modern Art (MoMa), New York; the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), London; and the Royal Academy of Arts, London.

Helmut Newton

Newlands House and de PURY staged an exhibition of 100 original photographs by Helmut Newton (1920-2004).
Curated by de PURY, the solo exhibition commemorated 100 years since Helmut Newton’s birth, culminating in the Helmut Newton Foundation, Berlin on 31st October 2020. The hundred images selected for this exhibition open a window into the world of an artist whose images of strong, empowered and self-confident women are more poignant than ever.

de PURY Presents

de Pury launches Presents allowing people unique access to the most talented artists of their generation. Capturing and sharing the beauty of the works both digitally and in person.
Launched on the success of Simon de Pury’s Instagram account. It has become a community built around the passion of discovery and collecting. Curating the art, ceramics, music, collectibles and design shaping our contemporary culture now and in the future.