The Christie's auction kicked off with a series of works by Araki. Lot 1, an untitled color abstract from "Summer Diary", sold for £8,125 against an estimate of £1,500-2,500.…Read More
Born a year after his photographic partner, in 1892, Antoine Demilly met Theodore Blanc after they each married daughters of Edouard Bron, who ran a studio in Lyon from 1893.
Besides historical and aesthetic considerations, most photography collectors ultimately will face the real economic issue of both buying and selling images.
Few of us merely inherit a collection and then pass…Read More
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