The Peabody Essex Museum has appointed Sarah Kennel, Ph.D., as its new curator of photography. Kennel joins PEM in September from the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., where…Read More
By Matt Damsker
The controversies surrounding Robert Mapplethorpe’s photography seem like vague moralistic squabbles in the two-plus decades since his death. While his notoriety soared as his homoerotic and bondage-oriented…Read More
This article is devoted to a very important subject: connoisseurship and the print. This should be a topic of primary concern for any collector, institution or dealer. What…Read More
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