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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

Fashion Photography through the Ages: Part I

By Alex Novak

Photography has been documenting fashion since a human being was first photographed (probably Louis Daguerre's 1839 image of a Paris street scene with a dandy getting a shoeshine).

The…

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Collecting Resources

Jean-Luc Pons Interviews Alex Novak of I Photo Central on the Photo Market

An edited version of this interview first appeared in the September-October-November, 2002 issue of Photographie International. My thanks to its publisher, Jean-Luc Pons, for allowing me to reproduce it…

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