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The Hulett Collection presents Pieter Henket at the inaugural Photofairs fair

Pieter Henket, The Elephant, 2017. © Pieter Henket / Courtesy of The Hulett Collection
Pieter Henket, "The Bird Girl," 2017. © Pieter Henket / Courtesy of The Hulett Collection
Pieter Henket, "Three Little Girls," 2017. © Pieter Henket / Courtesy of The Hulett Collection
Pieter Henket, "The Twins," 2017. © Pieter Henket / Courtesy of The Hulett Collection
Pieter Henket, "The Rainbow Python," 2017. © Pieter Henket / Courtesy of The Hulett Collection
Pieter Henket, "The River," 2017. © Pieter Henket / Courtesy of The Hulett Collection

Fri, Sep 8 | Sun, Sep 10
The Hulett Collection at Photofairs
New York Consulate Region

The Hulett Collection presents Pieter Henket at the inaugural Photofairs fair from September 8-10, 2023.

The Hulett Collection is looking forward to participating in the inaugural Photofairs NY fair at the Javits Center (Booth 250), running concurrently with The Armory Show from September 8-10, 2023 (with VIP Preview on September 7).

Works on view will be from Pieter Henket‘s celebrated series Congo Tales, shown for the first time in the United States. The series was created deep in the Congolese rainforest working with the people of the Mbomo District that reside there, to tell the stories, myths, and fables passed down from generation to generation.

The Hulett Collection will organize an artist talk with Pieter Henket on Saturday, September 9, 12:30PM in booth 250.

The fair’s debut edition welcomes a highly curated selection of over 60 exhibitors representing more than 150 artists from around the world, from renowned photography dealers to interdisciplinary contemporary art galleries, to organizations at the forefront of emerging technologies.

About the artist

Pieter Henket is a Dutch photographer living and working in New York City known for a photographic style that takes inspiration from the 17th century Dutch Golden Age of painting. His notable work includes photographing Congolese acting out their mythologies in the Congo rainforest for the photo series and book Congo Tales, published by Random House in 2018. His portraits of the people who call the Congo rainforest home made world news, and was featured on the front page of the New York Times Arts section, the front page of the New York Times International Edition, and on PBS News Hour, National Public Radio, Public Radio International, BBC Radio, and dozens of other world media outlets.

Pieter’s photography has been exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York; the Museum de Fundatie in The Netherlands; and the Museum Barberini in Germany. His work has been included in numerous private and museum collections around the world, including the permanent collection of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. Pieter’s Congo Tales photo series was also the main presentation of the Democratic Republic of The Congo at the 2021 World Expo in Dubai.

About the Hulett Collection

The Hulett Collection is a fine art gallery specializing in classic 20th century and contemporary photographic works. Native to Tulsa, Oklahoma, Michael Hulett started in the fine arts world more than 10 years ago in Los Angeles as the Director of the world-renowned Peter Fetterman Gallery in Santa Monica. He has curated more than 90 exhibitions across Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York, Paris and San Francisco. Michael brings his more than 20 years of knowledge of the medium’s history and its foremost photographers to The Hulett Collection.

The Hulett Collection is based in midtown Tulsa, Oklahoma in the historic Cherry Street district, located at 1311 E. 15th St. Classic masters ranging from Ansel Adams, Henri Cartier-Bresson, André Kertész, Louis Stettner and René Groebli will be shown alongside contemporary artists such as Sebastião Salgado, Viki Kollerová, Noell Oszvald, Kit Young and Luigi Vegini among others in a boutique personal setting.

 

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