Founded in 1997, Paris Photo, the leading international fair dedicated to the photographic medium, returns to the Grand Palais Éphémère in the heart of Paris from November 10 to 13,…Read More
By Alex Novak
By the early 1850s and 1860s photographers were beginning to photograph places in the Western United States which few people--and virtually no non-Native Americans--had ever seen.…Read More
This article is devoted to a very important subject: connoisseurship and the print. This should be a topic of primary concern for any collector, institution or dealer. What…Read More
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