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Magazine and Book Photographer and Writer Art Shay Dies of Heart Failure at 96

Photographer Art Shay died April 28th of heart failure in Deerfield, IL. He was 96.

Born in the Bronx in 1922, Shay photographed many famous personalities on over 1,500 freelance…

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Featured Exhibit

Édouard Baldus: Architectural Landscapes

By Alex Novak

Édouard Baldus was born June 5, 1813 in Grünebach, Prussia. Fleeing Prussia from a counterfeiting charge, he came to Paris to study painting in 1838, and had also…

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Collecting Resources

Jean-Luc Pons Interviews Alex Novak of I Photo Central on the Photo Market

An edited version of this interview first appeared in the September-October-November, 2002 issue of Photographie International. My thanks to its publisher, Jean-Luc Pons, for allowing me to reproduce it…

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