WHAT: The award-winning, art photography exhibit, The Sinking World of Andreas Franke is coming to Lauderdale-By-The-Sea. Created by renowned Austrian photographer and avid diver, Andreas Franke, The Sinking World is well-known for its underwater display affixed to sunken ships viewed only by those who dive 90 ft. to see it. This particular exhibit, however, will be on dry land. The Sinking World features photographs of the USCGC Mohawk, a WWII ship, and the USNS Vandenberg, the second-largest artificial reef in the world, with fanciful images of people and scenes captivatingly placed within the photos.
WHEN: July 25 – September 21, 2014 Opening Reception July 25th at 5:30 p.m. Closing Reception with Andreas Franke on September 19th at 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: Frame ‘n Art by the Sea 229 Commercial Blvd. Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, FL 33308
CONTACT: Nicole Biscuiti (954) 568-2100 / firstname.lastname@example.org
About Andreas Franke Andreas Franke has been photographing for more than twenty years and is among the “200 Best Photographers” for Luerzer‘s Archive. He has worked for well-known brands including Ben & Jerry’s, Coca-Cola, Ford, General Electric, Gillette, Heineken, Nike, Visa and Wrigley‘s. His still-life’s and surreal effects are famous because every detail is planned precisely, leaving no space for fortuity. Andreas has become famous for his photographs of sunken shipwrecks, as his goal is to pull the spectators into unreal and strange worlds. Each exhibit creates a new and unexpected atmosphere.
The Sinking World comes to Lauderdale-By-The-Sea during the town’s very popular, annual Bugfest-By-The-Sea: a 7-day event that attracts divers and lobster lovers from around the world.
About Lauderdale-By-The-Sea Lauderdale-By-The-Sea is a charming seaside town just north of Fort Lauderdale. It is known for its walkable, shaded streets, eclectic shops, boutique hotels, live music and open-air dining. As the Beach Diving Capital of Florida, it offers diving and snorkeling on a three-tiered living coral reef just off the beach.