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E-Photo Newsletter #213
2/24/2015

by Alex Novak

Sotheby's Howard Stein Auction Shows Market Twists and Turns

I've seen some strange auctions lately, but Sotheby's "175 Masterworks to Celebrate 175 Years of Photography" strikes me as perfectly representing the new vagaries of the market with all its irrational exuberance (remember that term?), but yet had superb bargains and underpriced unsold lots as well. It seemed the higher the…

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Why would the vintage 1934 Henri Cartier-Bresson of Carousel Horses buy in at a mere $55,000?

E-Photo Newsletter #212
1/14/2015

by Alex Novak

Je Suis Charlie. Je Suis Juif. Je Suis Ahmed.

Last week terrorists attacked us all. Make no mistake—the attacks by mad men in France were attacks on all the world's peoples. They followed unthinkingly their puppet masters, who perform their own cruel, fanatical acts of violence on innocents in the Middle East and elsewhere, which no God would ever…

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E-Photo Newsletter #211
12/24/2014

by Alex Novak

A Holiday Word

My long-time readers of the E-Photo Newsletter know that I often write about the holidays, even though what I usually suggest is that the same spirit should affect us year round. My Christmas is a bit of a strange one this year. My daughter couldn't come visit because she is…

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Lisa Holden, Trees in Snow