News from Robert Hansen
January 26, 2013: RH Fine Art Prints on Display at foaSOUTH
Now through March 15, 2013, a selection of Robert's prints are on display at the foaSOUTH gallery, part of the Laguna Beach Festival of Arts year-round program. The gallery is located at 1006 S. Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651, Corner of Anita and PCH. Please visit the foaSOUTH web page for more information.
May 19, 2012: New edition of the Trolley book
Robert's Trolley book has been updated to include additional images and historical information about each image and the trolley system itself. Purchase the book at Blurb.com.
March 21, 2012: Robert Hansen in Laguna Beach and Newport Beach magazines
The March 2012 issue of Laguna Beach magazine features Robert's photography on the cover and in two articles. From the magazine's web site, click the cover to view content pages, then from the drop-down list go to page 54 for his aerial shots and page 76 for a residential tour. The same magazine's Oct/Nov 2011 issue includes more of Robert's architectural photos on page 48, and his work is also featured starting on page 44 of this month's Newport Beach magazine.
January 17, 2012: Art Talk and Book Signing with Robert Hansen
Wednesday, January 25, at 6:15 PM, Fine Arts Photographer Robert Hansen will share insights from his eight years of travel throughout the Yucatán Peninsula, exploring and photographing the Mayan Culture. His photographs and book will be on display and available for purchase during this show. This event will be held at the Art Expressions Gallery, 2645 Financial Court, Suite C, San Diego, CA. The exhibition continues through Saturday, February 25, 2012, and also features the unique pottery of Mata Ortiz, Mexico.
June 6, 2011: Robert's 33rd Year at Festival of Arts
From July 3 to August 31, Robert Hansen will be exhibiting his fine art prints at the Laguna Beach Festival of Arts, voted "one the the top ten art festivals in America" by American Style magazine. 2011 marks Robert's 33rd consecutive year as an exhibitor; this year he presents a series of images made over 30 years photographing The Trolley Museum in Perris, California. In his words, "The metamorphosis of aging textures revealed by soft lighting, organic transformation and muted color reveal a melancholy beauty." For more information see the Festival of Arts web site.
January 27, 2011: Trolleys in Vegas!
Images from Robert Hansen's book, Trolley, were recently shown at the West Coast Art and Frame Show in Las Vegas. Part of the Poems Art Publishing display, several of them have been published as decorative posters by the same company. The posters may be purchased from the Poems Art website
January 25, 2011: Wallace Neff Book Available Online
Robert Hansen's luxurious portfolio of Wallace Neff's architecture was debuted a year ago at the Huntington Library; it is now available for online purchase for the first time. Also available is a smaller, moderately-priced sibling edition, which is also signed by Wallace Neff, Jr.
The book includes letters from celebrities, historical documents and architectural comments from Alson Clark as well as reproductions from over 70 architectural renderings of Neff's original designs. Please see the book page for details.
January 19, 2011: New Web Site Goes Live!
If you've visited roberthansen.com in the past, you've already seen the change. We'll be posting much more content in the near future, and according to webmaster Tom Jewett, "our new development framework from WideRangeGalleries.com will let us give visitors more information and a better experience than was possible with the old hand-coded site." Please keep watching!
January 1, 2011: Center Gallery Moves, Changes Name
After 20 years in San Juan Capistrano, the Center Gallery (photo at left) has moved to Laguna Niguel and has been renamed the R.A. Hansen Gallery.
The philosophy of the Gallery is to represent the photography collection of Robert Hansen, including not only his own fine art images but also original works by Jeff Francis, Ray McSavaney, Bruce Barnbaum, Craig Richards, Reed Thomas, Jerry Uelsmann, and Luis Gonzales Palma. For more information, please see our gallery page.