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Joel Soroka Gallery

Colorado 81612 Aspen

United States

Phone : 970 927 0200

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Joel Soroka   (Owner)


Established in 1993, the Joel Soroka Gallery specializes in fine art vintage photographs by historic masters such as Man Ray, Edward Weston and Josef Sudek. Selected contemporary photographers such as Beatrice Helg, Cig Harvey, Luis Gonzalez Palma and Lalla Essaydi, whose works have been exhibited in major museums and published in important monographs also have an important place in the gallery's inventory. After 20 years in Aspen, Mr Soroka has become a private dealer exhibiting at important fairs and meeting clients by appointment.

Exhibiting Artists

Other Represented Artists

  • Lalla Essaydi

  • Cig Harvey

  • Beatrice Helg  (+)

    Biography : Born in Geneva, Switzerland in 1956, Beatrice Helg pursued her studies at the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland, the Brooks Institute in Santa Barbara and at the International center of Photography in NY. Since 1979, Helg's work has been exhibited regularly at European and American museums and galleries. Recent solo exhibitions include the Museo Fortuny in Venice, the Museum Tinguely in Basel, at the IVAM I Institut Valencia d'Art Modern in Spain and at the Rencontres d'Arles in france, as well as the Galerie Jan Krugier in Geneva. Helg's work is held in numerous public and private collections such as the Maison Europeenne de la Photographie, Paris, the International Center of Photography, NY, the LA County Museum of Fine Arts, and the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa. A recent monograph, Beatrice Helg - A la lumiere de l'ombre was published by Actes Sud and Im der Schatten was published by Edition Braus. The Joel Soroka Gallery has represented Beatrice Helg's work since 1993. Over the years the gallery has hosted seven solo exhibitions of her photographs.

    Detailed Description : Beatrice Helg's art holds a unique place within the tradition of staged and constructed photography that evolved in the 1980's. Her beautifully composed abstract images play between reality and illusion. With various material - rusted iron, steel plates or sheets of glass or paper, the artist creates monumental spaces which echo with a timeless archeological resonance. In her silent universe the murmur of a latent metaphor can be imperceptibly heard. Helg's imagery endures in the mind's eye as it invites the viewer to search for and contemplate the absolute.

  • Luis Gonzalez Palma