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Paris Photo Launches Paris Photo New York in Collaboration with AIPAD in 2020

In the works for nearly a year, Paris Photo and the Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD) have announced a new collaboration on the New York Photography Show, which…

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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

Jean-Luc Pons Interviews Alex Novak of I Photo Central on the Photo Market

An edited version of this interview first appeared in the September-October-November, 2002 issue of Photographie International. My thanks to its publisher, Jean-Luc Pons, for allowing me to reproduce it…

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