What distinguishes a cute apartment from a stylish home? A grown-up piece of art. What you are looking at now are Gian Paolo Barbieri's breathtaking sepia duotone photographs, shot in in Madagascar, Tahiti and the Seychelles, currently on view at Clic Bookstore & Gallery in New York.
Clic (with locations in New York, St. Barth and East Hampton) is a unique, welcoming space devoted to photography, stocking a brilliantly curated collection of photobooks and art books, with a special selection of rare monographs and autographed copies. They hold monthly photo shows with emerging photographers and modern legends alike, and as all prints from Clic artists are available for sale, framed or unframed, they're an excellent resource for designers or decorators.
Staffed by friendly, passionate photography lovers, Clic is committed to affordable price points and the new collector. They'll walk you through their wide range of limited edition prints, from scrappy street scenes shot by a New York photojournalist to conceptual portraits by some of Europe's most acclaimed art and fashion photographers. Clic is the perfect place to browse for creative inspiration or to pick up a stylish gift, whether a hard-to-find coffee table book or a museum-quality print.
EXOTICA: Photographs by Gian Paolo Barbieri will be on display at Clic's New York location (255 Centre Street, at the corner of Broome) until July 25th, 2010. To join Clic's mailing list, click here. To read Apartment Therapy's interview with Clic's founder, click here.