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Henry Horenstein: Scotty the Blue Bunny, New York, 2008

To see more of Henry's work, make sure to catch the opening of Show on Saturday, April 23 from 6 - 8 pm at the gallery.  Henry will be at the opening for a book signing and the screening of an original documentary, as well as live performances by the Ruby Revue Burlesque ensemble.

For more information, check out our previous blog post here.

Henry Horenstein: Show

Posted on Apr 23, 2011

GIRLS! GIRLS GIRLS! Fishnets, New York Burlesque Festival, Southpaw Brooklyn, New York, 2005   Got your attention, didn't we? Please join us Saturday, April 30, from 6-8 p.m. forr the opening of Henry Horenstein: Show, a candid look into the neo-burlesque…

Elliott Erwitt Price Increase

Posted on Apr 19, 2011

  New York City (Dog Legs), 1974; gelatin silver print   Effective May 1, 2011 the price for Elliot Erwitt prints will increase, on average, $1,000.  For those of you who have been contemplating purchasing one of his works--now's the best time to do so! Paris,…

Civil War Photography

Posted on Apr 12, 2011

  The 150th anniversary of the American Civil War is being observed today and we thought it would be as good a time as any to look back at some of the oft-forgotten photographs from the late nineteenth century. (All examples taken from CivilWarPhotos.net,…

It's More than Just Black and White

Posted on Apr 9, 2011

  For a continuation of our ongoing series regarding the different types of photography I thought today we'd take a look at three more well-known processes. Gelatin Silver Print: As the dominant photographic mode from its inception in the 1880's through…

A Little Spring Gardening

Posted on Apr 8, 2011

  One of the perks of working at the John Cleary Gallery is that I have free reign to explore drawer after drawer of the gallery's collection.  I came across Maggie Taylor's "The Patient Gardener" recently and was reminded of a song from Claude Debussy's…

Our Friend, Linda

Posted on Apr 7, 2011

This past week friend-of-the-gallery Linda Salinas was severely injured in an automobile accident and in an overwhelming show of support for her recovery, the Houston-area hospitality and arts industry has rallied together in her honor.   This Sunday, April…

Introduction and a Word About Process

Posted on Apr 1, 2011

  With the excitement of AIPAD and Keliy Anderson-Staley's opening a bit behind us here at the John Cleary Gallery I thought I would take the opportunity to formally introduce myself as your new resident blogger! So? hello all, my name is Joseph and even…

Gentlemen Prefer Buttercreams

Posted on Mar 31, 2011

  I came across this picture while doing a bit of blog trolling on the way to work this morning (Houston traffic is rife with opportunities to get off a quick text or sneak a peak at websites like Fark, where this comes from).  Terry Border's Bent Objects…

Opening night for Keliy Anderson-Staley: Imagined Family Heirlooms

Posted on Mar 29, 2011

  This past Saturday we here at the John Cleary Gallery celebrated the Houston premier of Keliy Anderson-Staley's Imagined Family Heirlooms with an opening nigh reception with the artist in attendance. Installation shots of Keliy's Baking Pan Series and…