I've seen some strange auctions lately, but Sotheby's "175 Masterworks to Celebrate 175 Years of Photography" strikes me as perfectly representing the new vagaries of the market with all its…Read More
By Matt Damsker
The controversies surrounding Robert Mapplethorpe’s photography seem like vague moralistic squabbles in the two-plus decades since his death. While his notoriety soared as his homoerotic and bondage-oriented…Read More
After hearing about several bad experiences in French restaurants from friends and having numerous people ask me about good places to eat at in Paris, I decided to put together…Read More
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