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The National Arts Club Opens Halsband Portraits
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Michael Halsband Photographer extraordinaire at The NAC opening reception (Background image - Warhol Basquait).  Photo by:  Rose Billings/
Michael Halsband Photographer extraordinaire at The NAC opening reception
(Background image -
the artist’s never-before-exhibited work: a photograph from the Warhol-and-Basquiat-with-boxing-gloves)
The National Arts Club Opens Halsband Portraits
The National Arts Club and its Office of Fine Arts, as directed by
Dianne B. Bernhard, celebrated the opening of
 Halsband Portraits 
with a reception that was open to the public.
The iconic collection of work from renowned American photographer,
Michael Halsband will remain on display until April 25th.

Michael Halsband and Angela Bernhard Thomas.  Photo by:  Rose Billings/
 Michael Halsband and Angela Bernhard Thomas
Franck Rharinosy, Angela Bernhard Thomas and Jonathan Bricklin.  Photo by:  Rose Billings/
Franck Rharinosy, Angela Bernhard Thomas and Jonathan Bricklin
 Jonathan Bricklin and Franck Rharinosy.  Photo by:  Rose Billings/
 Jonathan Bricklin and Franck Rharinosy
Maggie Norris.  Photo by:  Rose Billlings/
Maggie Norris
 Uri and his lovely Bride. Photo by:  Rose Billings/
 Uri and his lovely Bride


On Thursday April 2nd,the National Arts Club and its Office of Fine Arts, as directed by Dianne B. Bernhard, celebrated the opening of Halsband Portraits with a reception that was open to the public.  The iconic collection of work from renowned American photographer, Michael Halsband will remain on display until April 25th.


Between 6pm and 8pm, guests including Jonathan Bricklin, Basquiat’s sister Lisane, Sharon Bush, Angela Bernhard-Thomas, Dr. Alex Rosenberg, Maggie Norris, Franck Raharinosy, designers Maggie Norris and Lisa Jackson, artists Sid Kaplan, Anton Perich and Andrea Grover, and Eliza Callahan and Jack Staffen of songwriting duo Jack + Eliza, arrived at the historic location to view the collection and enjoyed wine and canapés.


The exhibition spans three decades of the artists work and includes two of the artist’s never-before-exhibited works: a photograph from the Warhol-and-Basquiat-with-boxing-gloves series and an up-close 35mm film of The Rolling Stones’ Live Performance during their Tattoo You tour. Hisphotographs  depicting a canon of 20th century artists, writers and musicians, such as James Brown, David Byrne, Jim Carroll, Johnny Depp, Iggy Pop, LL Cool J, Klaus Nomi, R.E.M., The Rolling Stones, Hunter S. Thompson, Peter Tosh and AC/DC are also on display.


The exhibition marks thefourth installmentof the Fine Arts 2015 program, under the direction of Dianne B. Bernhard, and it provides a contemporary compliment to prior shows, including the record breaking exhibitions: Charles James: Beneath the Dress,Dali: The Golden Years and Goya: Los Caprichos.


Additional guests included: Shane Anderson, Jersey Banks, Ted Beckstead Corinna Bidasio, Roman Bidasio, Katarina Benzova, Todd Brent, Stephanie Bower, Dr. Joe Caraccillo, Tiffany Charles, Xavier Cuppo, Thomas Cooper, Elizabeth Cohen, Will Cruthers, Pascual Dey, Shaina Danziger, Greg Druskisky, Yuri Davidoff, Alison Chernick, Alessia Elysee, Montgomery Frazier, Becky Ginsberg, Byron Hero, Laura Hughes, Lise Junkel, Joel Kaye, Sid Kaplan, Ed Keating, Leslie Koot, Michael Komoski, Wes Horbatuck, Mathilde Laderud, Chloe Lebrun, Marc Lewinstein, Jospeh Licata, Cha Cha Lopez, Daphne McWilliams, Sarah Matheson, Yuko Matono, Sharon Middendorf, Ben Mindich, Mark Patrick, Adrian Panero, Stacey Platt, Lisa Phillips, Brent Richardson, Greg Rills, Jane Rose, Rick Roper, Cole Rumbough, Anna Saab, Jessica Saab, Andy Shaw, Payal Parekh, Lisa Phillips, Joseph Ruiz, Shelter Serra, Richard Sigmund, Beth Smily, Trevor Smith, David Stark, Erin Sullivan, Barbara Tate, Rick Temerian, Edward Vilga, Dale Westreich, Ronald Wohlman, Dr. Lila Wolf and Anron Xu.


The National Arts Club takes pride in presenting iconic artists and their works to a wide audience, fulfilling its mission to educate, engage, and enrich its circle of creative-minded individuals. The Club’s monthly Salon will celebrate the remarkable works of Michael Halsband with the artist himself on April 12th.


Born and raised in New York City, Halsband attended the School of Visual Arts and began professionally photographing subjects including The Rolling Stones and Andy Warhol during this time. After graduating, he worked for Interview, Avenue and Rolling Stone while his portraits of various cultural trailblazers in this time included Kurtis Blow, James Brown, David Byrne, Joe Jackson, and Alan Vega, among others. For the last decade, Halsband has continued to create 8 x 10 portraits of prominent artists, friends, and creative professionals.


For more information please visit or call Office of Fine Arts at The National Arts Club on (212) 475-3424.


joyce brooks, gerard mckeon.  photo by:  rose billings

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