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Sotheby’s Signs “Definitive Agreement” to Be Acquired by BidFairUSA; But Wait, There May Still Be a Twist

Last month Sotheby’s signed a "definitive" merger agreement to be acquired by BidFair USA, an entity wholly owned by the French-Israeli “media and telecom entrepreneur, as well as art collector”,…

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Featured Exhibit

A Library of Rare Photography Books and Portfolios

By Alex Novak

This special selection of rare books spans the gamut from early and virtually never seen 19th-century documents to scarce and in-demand contemporary books and portfolios.

I hope you find…

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Collecting Resources

Risk Management and Insurance for Private Photography Collectors, Dealers, Gallery Owners and Museums

Most people will never face a disaster that will reduce their 40-foot home to two feet of ashes. Nor will they ever face the loss of a major collection of…

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