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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

Paris at Night in Photographs

By Alex Novak

Is there anything more romantic than an evening in Paris, the city for lovers? And the Eiffel Tower, the ponts (bridges) and the nightlife all provide a…

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Collecting Resources

The Insider's Guide to Buying Photographs

Besides historical and aesthetic considerations, most photography collectors ultimately will face the real economic issue of both buying and selling images.

Few of us merely inherit a collection and then pass…

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