E-Photo Newsletter #246

by Michael Diemar

Fotografiska: Coming to London and New York amid Controversy

In spring next year, Fotografiska, the Swedish photography center in Stockholm, will expand its operations with two large outposts, one on 281 Park Avenue in New York City and another on 10 Whitechapel High Street in London's East End. Fotografiska, founded by brothers Jan and Per Broman, opened the Stockholm center in 2010,…

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E-Photo Newsletter #245

by Alex Novak

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 a darker story looming for many of this market's merchants, as well as for small businesses as a whole. It seems…

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Escalating rents in urban art centers like New York City are freezing out photo and art galleries.

E-Photo Newsletter #244

by Michael Diemar

Leif Preus, a Photography Collector You Might Never Have Heard of

For those of us who got involved in collecting photography at a later stage, the 1960s and 70s when the modern photography market began to take shape seem like heady days indeed. There was an abundance of material, often regarded by the world at large as being worth no more than the…

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Exterior of Preus Museum (Courtesy Preus Museum)