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Reflecting the heroic spirit of Teddy Roosevelt’s provocative “Man in the Arena” speech, ÆRENA Galleries & Gardens creates captivating spaces that celebrate the work of over one hundred emerging to internationally renowned artists who fearlessly express authenticity and integrity their work.

“It is not the critic who counts. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly.”
- Theodore Roosevelt

ÆRENA Galleries & Gardens’ uniquely beautiful art and design venues feature contemporary art and sculpture, as well as finely-edited collections of furnishings, objects and curiosities dating from the 18th century to the present.





KODACHROME

LAWRENCE SCHILLER, NICK VEASEY, TOMMY CROW, JOCK MCDONALD & SUZY RASKIN

JULY 15 - AUGUST 15

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ÆRENA Galleries & Gardens invites youto see the world through the lenses of a diverse set of photographers. This group exhibition features works by Lawrence Schiller, Nick Veasey, Tommy Crow, Jock McDonald & Suzy Raskin from July 15 to August 15. Kodachrome is a method of color transparency, but more commonly known as a type of color film that Kodak started marketing in 1935. The musician Paul Simon was working on a song with the title “Coming Home” when the word “Kodachrome” came to him. Not only did the song evolve into an appreciation of the things that color our world, but it completely transformed the landscape of the photography industry.

Each artist we have selected has challenged traditional photography with various applications. Jock McDonald’s signature technique of weaving cut photo strips together has become a symbolic gesture of interconnectedness, widening our perspective on nature and human impact. Tommy Crow’s photo artworks operate as a symbol of transformation by placing each butterfly and dragonfly specimen in its own unique moment in time. Nick Veasey speculates upon the inner workings of the manufactured and natural world by using x-rays to expose what lies underneath the surface. Digitally manipulating light exposure in her photo works, Suzy Raskin highlights precious moments of mutual connection. Exposure is explored conceptually in Lawrence Schiller’s risqué photoshoot with Marilyn Monroe. Schiller captured this indelible moment on the set of Something’s Gotta Give, just two months before Monroe’s untimely death at the age of 36. Each photographer represented in this showcase has found a way to transcend traditional limits of photography, reaching farther to capture the subtle truths of their subjects.

Just like Kodachrome’s magical properties, we invite you to take a nuanced look into the wildly colored worlds of the iconic photographers in Kodachrome.

Instagram LIVE Panel Discussion | Join us virtually for a live panel discussion about Kodachrome!
Saturday July 18 | 1pm PST on our Instagram @aerenagalleries

ÆRENA Gallery | RiverHouse
ÆRENA Gallery | St. Helena
ÆRENA Gallery | Healdsburg

Locations

ÆRENA Gallery at RiverHouse

Address:
604 Main Street
Napa, CA 94559

Hours:
Open seven days a week
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

707.603.8787 info@aerenagalleries.com

ÆRENA Gallery
St. Helena

Address:
1354 Main Street
St. Helena, CA 94574

Hours:
Open seven days a week
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

707.603.8787 info@aerenagalleries.com

ÆRENA Gallery
Healdsburg

Address:
115 Plaza Street
Healdsburg, CA 95448

Hours:
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday - Thursday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday & Saturday

707.603.8787 info@aerenagalleries.com

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