Southworth & Hawes (attributed) - Portrait of a Woman
Osaka Asahi Shinbun - The Doshima Building, Osaka, as Seen Through Early Prototype of the Fisheye Lens
Anonymous - Ballet Dancers' Legs
Louis-Émile Durandelle - Le Nouvel Opera de Paris, Sculpture Ornementale
Hugo Steccati - Untitled Photogram
Ray K. Metzker - Unique Photogram of Leaves

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Phillips Will Auction Cartier-Bresson Master Set Collection from Gallerist Peter Fetterman in NYC on December 12th.

On December 12th, Phillips will conclude its fall auction season with "Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Eye of the Century, Personal Photographs from the Collection of Peter Fetterman", an auction dedicated to…

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Featured Exhibit

Two Italian Master Photographers: Gianni Berengo Gardin and Mario Giacomelli

By Alex Novak

Two of Italy's most important and influential photographers of the second half of the 20th century are Gianni Berengo Gardin and Mario Giacomelli. The pair's images show…

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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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