Third Hearst 8x10 Photography Biennial Competition
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Hearst Corporation has announced the 2013 international biennial competition to recognise and showcase the professional work of talented young photographers. Open to all U.S. and international freelance, amateur and professional photographers and students aged 18 to 35, third Hearst 8 X 10 competition will recognize eight winners and will feature their work in two exhibition spaces located in the atrium of Hearst Tower, the company’s acclaimed New York City headquarters. All entries must be submitted no longer than 1 August 2012. Additional information and submission guidelines can be found at the website below.
Website: Hearst 8x10 Competition
Hearst Press Release
HEARST CORPORATION ANNOUNCES ITS THIRD 8 X 10 PHOTOGRAPHY BIENNIAL COMPETITION TO DISCOVER THE NEXT GENERATION OF EMERGING YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHERS
Renowned Panel of Judges Includes ELLE’s Roberta Myers, Town & Country’s Alexandra Kotur, Gallerists James Danzinger, Yancey Richardson and Yossi Milo, Photography Collector John Demsey, and Photographers Matthew Pillsbury and Timothy White
NEW YORK, April 2, 2012 – Hearst Corporation today announced the 2013 international 8 X 10 photography biennial competition to recognize and showcase the professional work of talented young photographers. The third Hearst 8 X 10 competition will recognize eight winners and will feature their work in two exhibition spaces located in the atrium of Hearst Tower, the company’s acclaimed New York City headquarters. The tower’s Alexey Brodovitch Gallery and Hearst Gallery will showcase approximately 100 photographs beginning in January 2013 through May 2013. Hearst will publish both digital and print catalogues showcasing works chosen by eight judges composed of editors, creative directors, curators, and renowned photographers.
From the beginning, Hearst has championed the photography medium, working with such renowned photographers as Richard Avedon, Lillian Bassman, Martin Munkasci and, more recently, Karl Lagerfeld, Terry Richardson and Carter Smith.
“Hearst Corporation has a distinguished legacy of working with legendary photographers dating back to the earliest days of magazine and newspaper publishing,” said Frank A. Bennack, Jr., vice chairman and CEO, Hearst Corporation. “I’m pleased to continue that legacy by discovering and fostering emerging young talent through the Hearst 8 X 10 competition.”
Hearst 8 X 10 Photography Biennial began in 2009 and garnered more than 1,000 entries from 47 countries. The 2013 contest is open to all U.S. and international freelance, amateur and professional photographers and students, aged 18 to 35 years of age. Opening date for entries is today, April 2, 2012; all entries must be submitted no later than August 1, 2012. Additional information and submission guidelines can be found at www.hearst8x10.com. Winners will be announced in January 2013.
Eight judges will review all entries and select the eight award recipients. They include:
* James Danzinger, Owner & Founder, The James Danzinger Gallery
* John Demsey, Photography Collector; Group President, The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.
* Alexandra Kotur, Creative Director, Town & Country
* Yossi Milo, Owner & Founder, Yossi Milo Gallery
* Roberta Myers, Editor-in-Chief, VP, Brand Content, ELLE
* Matthew Pillsbury, Photographer
* Yancey Richardson, Owner & Founder, Yancey Richardson Gallery
* Timothy White, Photographer
About Hearst Corporation
Hearst Corporation (www.hearst.com) is one of the nation’s largest diversified media and information companies. Its major interests include ownership of 15 daily and 37 weekly newspapers, including the Houston Chronicle, San Francisco Chronicle, San Antonio Express-News and Albany Times Union; hundreds of magazines around the world, including Good Housekeeping, Cosmopolitan, ELLE and O, The Oprah Magazine; 29 television stations, which reach a combined 18 percent of U.S. viewers; ownership in leading cable networks, including Lifetime, A&E, History and ESPN; significant holdings in the automotive, electronic, medical/pharmaceutical and financial information industries; Internet and marketing services businesses; television production; newspaper features distribution; and real estate.