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On Exhibit: At the Barnes--Tracing Photography's Power Over Painting

FROM TODAY, PAINTING IS DEAD: EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY IN BRITAIN AND FRANCE.

Featuring approximately 250 photographs from the collection of Michael Mattis and Judy Hochberg. Now through May 12, 2019, at…

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Featured Exhibit

Street Photography Part I: Europe

By Matt Damsker

One can argue that the rich tradition of street photography is mainly an outgrowth of modernism, best exemplified by the groundbreaking photojournalism of Cartier-Bresson in Europe and the…

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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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