Mark Dahle is opening a 10,000 square foot art gallery in Red Cloud, Nebraska.
If you're in town on Thursday or Saturday, you might want to check out the Red Cloud Film Club.
The gallery is quite a ways from any major airport, so if you come, be sure to bring snacks for the road trip.
Mark Dahle paintings can be found in private collections from Florida to Alaska.
Photographs are often printed without restraint. Mark Dahle photographs are not.
Each of Mark Dahle's photographs are printed in an edition of one. That means that each is unique. Mark won't print other copies if a particular image is popular.
Mark often works in a series, often of things that appear to be alike. Telephone poles, hay bales, and corn stalks are some examples. But each photograph printed by Mark Dahle is a unique work, released in an edition of one.
Similarly, photographic artworks created by Mark Dahle are each unique. As an example, each of the artworks in the series of 1000 Mops is unique, even though the central image of the series - a mop from China - is the same.
Mark Dahle Portfolios feature a colorful painting, 20 or more beautiful photographs, and an engaging story or commentary.
Thought-provoking and beautiful, Mark Dahle Portfolios can be read in a few minutes and then enjoyed for a lifetime.
The mass market edition of the portfolios are individually dated, giving collectors bragging rights and something to show people who acquire their copies later.
The Collector's Edition of each portfolio is a unique work, 13 x 19 inches, printed in an edition of one.
See our complete list of all Mark Dahle Portfolios.
Get a head start on planning your trip to the 60th Venice Biennale. Check out our report on what to expect in 2024 as well as highlights from prior years.
If you like modern and contemporary art, don't miss Miami Art Week and Art Basel Miami Beach. This is the biggest collection of contemporary art anywhere in the world, currated by hundreds of art galleries appearing in more than a dozen art fairs.
Or if you want something different, you might check out ArtPrize, a social experiment that gets a community to be in conversation with art and art professionals.
Invite Mark Dahle to your group to give a fascinating (and helpful!) presentation on art.
Presentations you can choose from include:
What Makes Art Valuable
This entertaining talk helps you understand current prices for contemporary art – and how a painting can be worth more than $100 million.
Frauds and Thieves
Even Michelangelo tried to cheat people at the start of his career by selling things he had carved and pretending they were antiquities. Become aware of some of the pitfalls of collecting in this entertaining lecture.
Questions Every Art Collector Needs To Ask Before Investing In Art
A few questions will help art investors avoid traps that have caused other collectors and art institutions to lose their investments (and their art!). Some of these are traps that you may not hear about from your art dealer.
Mark Dahle says, “When I visited China a couple years ago, I saw mops everywhere. I started taking pictures of them; I thought I might do a series. But I wasn’t in China long enough, so I decided instead to create a thousand artworks based on one mop.”
The artworks in this series invite conversations about what makes things seem related and what makes them different, what constitutes "family" and "individual."
Mark Dahle's Endangered Photos are one-of-a-kind works of art. Subjects of the Endangered Photos currently include telephone poles, train cars, hay bales, and railroad ties.
It's too early to predict how or when the five Mark Dahle Art Museums will be built.
Perhaps they will only exist as conceptual artwork, a collection of sketches, paintings and the like.
Or perhaps they will be developed as a Virtual Reality experience that anyone with an internet connection can visit.
Or, perhaps, they will exist in a physical location with heat and air conditioning and working toilets and a gigantic staff and lots of other items Mark may not be that great about coordinating.
You can check out their progress on our Mark Dahle Art Museums page.
What do you do when you run out of wall space?