Kenro Izu, Tibet 70, Platinum-Palladium Print, 2000. Originally exhibted in \”Sacred Places,\” September – November 2008.
In celebration of its first ten years on Market Street and a decade as one of the original participants in “First Friday Gallery Hops,” the Paul Paletti Gallery will host a retrospective show Friday, August 5, 5 p.m. till closing.
“We’ve had great success being a part of the growth of the visual arts community and the revival of this part of Louisville,” said Paletti, who owns the gallery located at 713 East Market, in the area becoming known as NuLu.
“We’ve been showcasing exceptional photographers with national and international reputations from the first day we opened. This show was our way of thanking them for working with us and offering thanks to our patrons with a really special show of premier art,” he added.
Paletti has been a collector of photography for more than 40 years. His personal collection includes some of the most-recognized names in the art world. The August show which will feature works by: Ansel Adams; Shelby Lee Adams; Paula Chamlee; Mark Citret; Joe Freeman; Kirk Gittings; Frank Gohlke; Rolfe Horn; Kenro Izu; Neil Leifer; Daniel Lin; and Bill Luster.
Also, Gayle Moore; James Nachtwey; Anne Noggle; Elizabeth Opalenik; Howard Schatz; Bill Schwab; Steve Sherman; Michael Smith; Alfred Stieglitz; Edward Steichen; Maggie Taylor; Paul Taylor/Renaissance Press; Edward Weston; Minor White; John Willis; and John Wimberly.