Exhibition : «Kurt Markus, The fashion years» in Santa FeWhen the fashion editors discovered the West, they went looking for a genuine Western cowboy photographer, someone who knew the heart and practice of small-town cowboy life, "cowboy culture," on vast cattle ranches--someone who was a true cowboy chronicler and well connected. Kurt Markus was their man. For 35 years he had photographed the buckaroos of Oregon, Nevada, Idaho and California; the cowpunchers of Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Arizona; and the cowboys of Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, the Dakotas, Nebraska and Canada. Irrespective of the different captions these wranglers wore there was one common thread, according to Kurt: "They [these chaps] ride in the company of like-minded souls."
Kurt is one of the most distinguished portrait and fashion photographers in the last quarter century. The N...
The exhibition : «THE FASHION YEARS: 1987-2014» by Kurt Markus
VERVE Gallery of Photography Presents:
KURT MARKUS: THE FASHION YEARS: 1987-2014
VERVE Gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico, will host a fine art photography exhibition in the main space from Friday, June 17 – Saturday, August 27, 2016. The opening events will take place the weekend of July 15, 2016.
Friday, July 15, 5:00–7:00 p.m.: Public opening reception at VERVE Gallery.
Saturday, July 16, 2016, 2:00 p.m.: Gallery talk at VERVE Gallery with Kurt Markus.
The exhibition is on view through August 27, 2016
KURT MARKUS: THE FASHION YEARS, 1987-2014
Fashion wear is really about new and “original” garments launched in some faraway place and featured on the pages of a slick magazine. However, first the new outfits have to be captured on film. And so it was in the 1990s tha...