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”,…Read More
By Matt Damsker
What makes a photo iconic? One could argue that it's the perfect confluence of setting, subject, and photographer, but that doesn't really explain…Read More
There has been a tremendous amount of discussion in the popular press lately about photography's relationship with reality. The recent discovery that a Lebanese freelance photographer with more than a decade…Read More
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