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Sotheby’s Signs “Definitive Agreement” to Be Acquired by BidFairUSA; But Wait, There May Still Be a Twist

Last month Sotheby’s signed a "definitive" merger agreement to be acquired by BidFair USA, an entity wholly owned by the French-Israeli “media and telecom entrepreneur, as well as art collector”,…

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Featured Exhibit

20th-Century Still Life Photography: The Decisive Space

By Matt Damsker

The history of photography is intertwined, conceptually, with that of painting. Both mediums evolved from conventional two-dimensional representation to explore ever richer realms of realism, perspective, and…

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Collecting Resources

Photography Price Gyrations: Gustave Le Gray, A Case Study

There has been and probably always will be a strong market for this 19th-century photographer. Besides being an acknowledged master by virtually every art institution, he is one of the…

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