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Galleries and Private Photography Dealers Are Battling New Epic Challenges

While the general economy appears to be doing the best it has in nearly 50 years, and art and photography auctions and prices continue to hit numerous records, there is…

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Featured Exhibit

Ambrotype: Glass Images of a Fragile World

By Matt Damsker

It's a charmed coincidence that the ambrotype process can as easily refer to its Greek root, ambrotos ("immortal"), as to James Ambrose Cutting, of Boston, who patented the…

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Collecting Resources

Contemporary Photography: Truth & the Burden of Reality

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…

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