Over the years, Lowy has often been called upon to frame a collection of works by a particular artist for various galleries and exhibitions. This presents a unique framing challenge: how to frame each individual work of art while creating a cohesive presentation for the group of paintings.
Two such recent shows include Jacob Collins and Shirl Goedike, both exhibited at Adelson Galleries on East 82nd Street in Manhattan.
With both shows, Lowy was able to provide frames for each work, which not only suited each painting itself, but also brought together the ambiance of the show and connected the works to one another. As so aptly put by Larry Shar, President of Lowy, “The key to framing an exhibition of contemporary artists is to choose architecturally appropriate moldings that work in the space and on the art; with sympathetic patinas that compliment the artist’s palette making for pleasant viewing and enhancement of the artwork”.
Have a look at some examples:
Photos by John Bigelo Taylor, Courtesy of Adelson Galleries, NY.
You heard it right, Lowy is celebrating all things folk. Come and visit Just Folk Frames: An Online Exhibition & Sale. Check out our unique selection of affordable folk frames from the extensive Lowy collection. http://lowyonline.com/justfolk.php
We’re having a frame exhibition! I think we’ve had maybe only one of these before, so get on down to Lowy to check it out!
The details: the exhibition will chronicle the momentous change of taste in American picture frames from the mass-produced ornamentation of the 19th Century to the elegant artistry of the Arts & Crafts movement. Many of the frames on display are signed and dated by their makers. The exhibit is made up of frames primarily from Lowy’s extensive collection, as well as extraordinary frames from the collections of Edgar Smith, The Gill & Lagodich Gallery, NY and Gold Leaf Studios, Washington, D.C.
The frames will be on display at Lowy, 223 E. 80th Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenues, NYC from January 24 – April 14, 2011. The exhibition is open to the public Monday – Friday, 10am – 4pm.
Join Lowy as they celebrate their 14th year as the only invited dealer of antique frames to display at the prestigious Winter Antiques Show at the Park Avenue Armory. Learn more here: http://www.winterantiquesshow.com/, and be sure to stop by and visit the Lowy staff at booth 13, from January 21 – 31!!