Sun, Jun 26|
Cotton Ranch in Gypsum
A Private Tour of the Peter Hay Halpert Collection
Renowned NYC photographic art dealer, collector and author opens his personal collection to VVAG photographers and artists! RSVP please!
Time & Location
Jun 26, 2022, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Cotton Ranch in Gypsum, 290 White Tail Drive, Gypsum, CO 81637, USA
About the event
Peter Hay Halpert is a private art dealer, collector, author and curator who has recently moved to Gypsum from New York. His personal photography collection comprises close to 3,500 prints and gravures. He has generously invited Art Guild members to join him at his home to tour and learn about his collection.
As an art dealer he has specialized for 30 years in contemporary artists working with photography. He has written articles on Andy Warhol’s Polaroid photographs, David Hockney’s interest in photo-based technology and the role of photography in Francis Bacon’s paintings. He has written as Contributing Editor of AMERICAN PHOTO and as a Columnist for THE ARTNEWSPAPER, as well over 800 articles for APERTURE, ART & AUCTION, ARTNEWS, ART & ANTIQUES, and THE INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNE. The Metropolitan Museum, MoMA, ICP, the Whitney, the Guggenheim, the Getty, the MFA, Boston, SF MoMA, the MFA, Houston, the Centre Canadien d’Architecture, the Tate, and the Victoria & Albert Museum all collect work by his artists. He authored 3 books on Hiroshi Sugimoto and represented Ryan McGinley - the youngest artist ever to have a solo show at the Whitney Museum. He has been a professor at SVA and ICP, and a lecturer at Trinity College and the University of Pennsylvania. He has spoken at universities and museums around the world, including the Whitney, the High Museum of Art, and the Royal College of Art. He was educated at Trinity College and did his doctoral studies at Brown University