We’re at 500,000 views — and counting!

The Stockland Martel blog has just reached a major milestone: Yesterday, it crossed over the half-million mark. Our blog has been viewed 500,000 times since we launched it in April 2009 (more than 501,000 times, actually, as of this writing). And our monthly views have spiked from an average of 299 that first April to […]

Star power: 11 great celebrity portraits

. Bill, Maureen, and the rest of the team at Stockland Martel hosted our annual Hollywood East Cocktail Party a couple of weeks ago, as a way to personally thank our clients in the entertainment industry here on the East Coast. The event, which was attended by photo editors, art buyers, and creatives, was held […]

“Beauty CULTure” attracts press, celebs. Plus: A video interview with Lauren Greenfield.

“Beauty CULTure” opened last week at the Annenberg Space for Photography, attracting a constellation of celebrities to the reception and inspiring what will no doubt be months’ worth of press. Meanwhile, the Annenberg has posted extended video interviews with each of the exhibition’s four featured photographers, one of whom is Lauren Greenfield, who directed a […]

Steven Lippman joins Stockland Martel

Stockland Martel is now representing Steven Lippman! “Bill and I are proud to welcome Steven Lippman to our roster,” says Maureen. “Steven is a lifelong Californian who embodies the West Coast lifestyle: He’s a surfer, a skateboarder, incredibly energetic. And you can see that in his work. It captures that ideal.” To learn more about […]

SMart Book 2011, our latest photo annual, is now online!

Earlier this year, we threw a big party to celebrate the release of SMart Book 2011, our latest limited-edition collectible photo annual. And now, we’re happy to announce that the book is available to view online at issuu.com. . . The concept for this year’s book is SMart Words. Here’s how Bill and Maureen explained […]

Art Streiber on shooting American Idol’s Top 11 (and appearing on the show!)

Art Streiber appeared on American Idol on March 30, and while he didn’t have to face the judges, he did have to photograph the hit reality show’s Top 11 for a feature in Entertainment Weekly—and be interviewed about the shoots. In fact, FOX ran Art’s interview segments throughout the broadcast that night. The episode was […]

Farewell, Walter Lürzer

It is with heavy hearts that we report the news that Walter Lürzer passed away yesterday. Walter, as you know, was the founder of the highly respected advertising arbiter Lürzer’s Archive, as well a seminal ad-agency figure, having cofounded TBWA Frankfurt in 1972; established the agency Lürzer, Conrad (which merged with Leo Burnett in 1980); […]

Photos from Le Book’s Connections LA

. Thank you to everyone who came by the Stockland Martel booth at Connections LA last month. The attendance and energy levels were high—Bill and Maureen talked with so many people that they both had pretty much lost their voices by the time it was over. The event, which marked the first-ever West Coast edition […]

Art Streiber’s Ryan Gosling and Steve Martin cover stories hit New York and L.A. simultaneously

If you were flying between the two coasts last week, as Bill was, then you probably picked up the new issue of New York when you departed here (as Bill did) and, upon landing in L.A., purchased the new issue of Los Angeles magazine, which Bill immediately snapped up because he loved the cover portrait. […]

Stockland Martel at the Lucies (photos)

Lots of great photos from the Lucies last week (scroll down for those), and some great news, to boot: “Engaged Observers: Documentary Photography since the ’60s”—the record-breaking exhibition at the Getty featuring the work of our own Lauren Greenfield, among other important photographers—won an award for Curator/Exhibition of the Year. Congratulations to the photographers and […]