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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

Crimean War: First Conflict to Be Documented in Detail by Photography

By Alex Novak

Although eventually victorious, the British and their French allies pursued the Crimean War (1854-56) with little skill, poor generalship and logistical incompetence. It was the only European war…

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Collecting Resources

Contemporary Photography: Truth & the Burden of Reality

There has been a tremendous amount of discussion in the popular press lately about photography's relationship with reality.   The recent discovery that a Lebanese freelance photographer with more than a decade…

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