Helen Frankenthaler, 1956

Artwork For Sale: New Arrivals at Vertu

It’s our pleasure to share the latest arrivals of artwork for sale at Vertu Fine Art. These six prints already feel like they’ve always been members of our gallery’s family and we enjoy sharing space with these powerful works from Helen Frankenthaler, Alex Katz, Damien Hirst, Tom Wesselmann and Roy Lichtenstein.

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Take 5

Like many hipsters in the mid-1970s, Bobby Grossman had the foresight to take his art degree from the Rhode Island School of Design and move to New York. This was back when New York wasNew York;it was gritty and full of twitchy energy, anchored by an unrivaled nightlife. Grossman assumed he would continue his passion for illustrations and seek employment at a magazine. Instead, he found himself hooked on the city’s burgeoning punk scene. He was already friends with Chris […]

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Steven D. Gagnon at Vertu Fine Art

March 21, 2012 (MMD Newswire) — Vertu Fine Art (VFA) is excited to present False Profits, a solo exhibition of multi-disciplinary artist Steven D. Gagnon. On view will be a selection of his mixed media works, prints, sculptures, and video installations. The artist’s often witty and sardonic pieces investigate American culture through the juxtaposition of symbols and imagery in an effort to better understand the society that has influenced and shaped the artist. Over the last decade, Gagnon’s work has […]

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Shepard Fairey and Bobby Grossman Collaboration

My friend, photographer Bobby Grossman, with whom I collaborated on a Debbie Harry portrait, is having a show of his awesome photography from 1975-1983. The show is called LOW FIDELITY and opens tonight in Boca Raton FL. There will also be a book of the works in the show available. Check it out.-Shepard When I wanted to make a painting of Debbie Harry, I thought of Bobby Grossman because he made my favorite photograph of her. Debbie is a stylish, […]

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Gallery Launch

Located in Boca Raton, Florida. VFA has maintained focus for over 15 years on the luminaries of Pop, Abstract Expressionism and Optical Art. As always we will be specializing in editions and multiples. The Gallery has also recently branched out into emerging artists and photography. Online is only a small bit of our inventory. We are constantly updating and always purchasing new work. Please feel free to contact us if you wish to sell or are looking for something special.

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Boynton Beach photographer witnessed the dawn of punk

This was a typical night for Bobby Grossman in 1976: grab a leather bomber jacket, swipe a Konica point-and-shoot camera from the dresser and hop a taxi to CBGB to take pictures of his closest buddies. His buddies happened to be the Talking Heads, the Sex Pistols,the Ramones, Iggy Pop and dozens of other punk and new wave upstarts. Grossman never considered himself much of a photographer, with his shoot-from-the-hip, grainy portraits of the New York underground scene in the […]

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