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Photography: A Gateway to Collecting


Barron's - Mar 25, 2017
Richard and Ellen Sandor began collecting photography some 40 years ago with the acquisition of Walker Evans' Plantation at Belle Grove. Richard, CEO of Environmental Financial Products, says that initially, “people thought that our spending $5,000 on ...
 

'Photography of Place' exhibit offers a view of the world with and without us


SouthFlorida.com - Mar 22, 2017
Exhibit curator Raymond Merritt, a retired attorney who lives part-time in Wellington and Manhattan, started collecting photography in New York after college, first with Walker Evans' social documentary photos in Depression-era America. For this ...
 

On the Scene at Elton John's 70th Birthday Bash


Vanity Fair - Mar 27, 2017
When I was on drugs, I would sob and listen to music and pray for the day when I get well.” John got sober at the end of the 1980s and thereon devoted himself to raising money for AIDS research and collecting photography. In a recent episode of my ...
 

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Collecting Photography


by: Gerry Badger
People have been collecting photographs since the first shots were taken, but its growth in the last decade has been phenomenal. Yet photographs are complex objects involving a minefield of specialist and technical issues. Collecting Photography assembles all the knowledge and information the first-timer needs. It analyzes every aspect of the art, shows how to build a collection, discusses the photographic print, and offers advice on displaying and caring for the images. Written by photography historian and collector Gerry Badger, this highly readable guide is supplemented with advice from some of the world’s leading collectors, curators, and dealers.
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Galleries of Friendship and Fame: A History of Nineteenth-Century American Photograph Albums


by: Elizabeth Siegel

Galleries of Friendship and Fame is the first comprehensive investigation of the origin, development, and practices of 19th-century American photograph albums. In this fascinating book, the author argues that the album—whether functioning as family record, parlor entertainment, social register, national portrait gallery, or advertisement for photography itself—helped transform the nature of self-presentation at the cusp of modernity.

This handsome volume examines carte de visite and cabinet card albums from their introduction in the United States in 1861 through the rise of the snapshot at the century’s end.
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The Museum & the Photograph: Collecting Photography at the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1853-1900


by: Mark Haworth-Booth, Anne McCauley
Public art museums and photography developed at a comparable historic moment in the mid-19th century. No museum had a more interesting relationship with photography in that period than the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Known originally as the South Kensington Museum, the institution not only collected photographs as early as 1853 but commissioned them for documentary purposes.This volume reproduces the work of a number of noted photographers from the museum's collection, including Gustave Le Gray, Julia Margaret Cameron, Samuel Bourne, Eadward Muybridge, Peter H.
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The New Decorating with Pictures: Collecting Art and Photography and Displaying It in Your Home


by: Stephanie Hoppen
Plenty of books provide advice on how to collect art and what to choose, but to few focus on display techniques appropriate for the home. The New Decorating With Pictures: Collecting Art And Photography And Displaying It In Your Home is the perfect item of choice for any who would collect art and photography and display it in a home, blending Simon Upton's fine color photo examples with Stephanie Hoppen's survey of techniques and common challenges. Divided by subject, chapters are arranged for quick consultation.
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Sally goes to Photo L.A. 2012 to learn the ins and outs of collecting photography.
 

Photography: Inspired Collecting


Independent scholar, writer, lecturer and critic Susan Todd-Raque discusses the growing enthusiasm for collecting photography and why it is the perfect medium ...
 

Beetles Huxley Collecting Photography 2015


Beetles Huxley Gallery host a special conference at the Savoy, London to educate and inform on the subject of collecting photography in the current market.
 

Interview: W.M. Hunt on Collecting Photography


New York-based curator, dealer and collector of photography, W.M. Hunt spoke to Unseen Photo Fair's gallery contact Sasha Stone (http://bit.ly/I1g22t). Here is ...
 

Collecting Photography in a Bullish Photography Market


On June 7, Stephen Perloff-editor of The Photograph Collector and The Photo Review-spoke on \