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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

Joel D. Levinson: An Independent Vision of the Human Condition

Joel D. Levinson was born in Bridgeport, CT on April 24, 1953. He received a BA in Communications in 1975 and a Masters in Visual Arts in 1978 from…

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Collecting Resources

Basic Core Photography Collecting Books and Other Media by Category

The following group of classic books and resources is what I consider the basic necessities for a photography collector’s library. There are many other fine examples, but this is…

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