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Historic Pride Sale at Swann Brings Market Premiers and Auction Records

The Pride Sale at Swann Galleries on Thursday, June 20 offered a curated selection of LGBTQ+ art, photography, literature, autographs and ephemera from the past 200 years, with many first-time…

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Featured Exhibit

Carte-de-Visites: Photos in Miniature

By Alex Novak

The carte-de-visite (abbreviated cdv or c-d-v) was a type of small photograph mounted on card often with the photographer's printed studio information. The wealthy amateurs Count Olympe…

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Collecting Resources

Cindy Sherman's Film Stills: An Evaluation Nearly 30 Years Later

"She's good enough to be a real actress."

--Andy Warhol, n.d.

"Cindy Sherman's Film Stills are the best of my generation."

--Richard Prince, May 5, 2007 email

Almost 30 years after its completion, Cindy…

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