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New Biannual Magazine Launched for Classic Photography

The words "print is dead, the future is digital" have been repeated ad nauseam the last 10 years. Evidently the French dealer and fair promoter Bruno Tartarin and the London…

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Featured Exhibit

Ilse Bing: A Woman of Consequence

By Alex Novak

Ilse Bing was born in 1899 in Frankfurt, Germany. She studied art history and mathematics at the universities of Frankfurt and Vienna in the late 1920s.…

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Collecting Resources

Basic Core Photography Collecting Books and Other Media by Category

The following group of classic books and resources is what I consider the basic necessities for a photography collector’s library. There are many other fine examples, but this is…

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