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Historic Pride Sale at Swann Brings Market Premiers and Auction Records

The Pride Sale at Swann Galleries on Thursday, June 20 offered a curated selection of LGBTQ+ art, photography, literature, autographs and ephemera from the past 200 years, with many first-time…

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Featured Exhibit

Astronomy and Photography: The Skies Above

By Matt Damsker

The pitted plains of the moon were always an ideal subject for photography, waiting to be fixed in portraiture ever since the invention of the telescope, and a…

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Collecting Resources

Cindy Sherman's Film Stills: An Evaluation Nearly 30 Years Later

"She's good enough to be a real actress."

--Andy Warhol, n.d.

"Cindy Sherman's Film Stills are the best of my generation."

--Richard Prince, May 5, 2007 email

Almost 30 years after its completion, Cindy…

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