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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…

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Featured Exhibit

André Adolphe-Eugene Disderi: Promoter of the Carte-de-Visite and Master Portraitist

By Alex Novak

André-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri (March 28, 1819, Paris–October 4, 1889) was a French photographer who started his photographic career as a daguerreotypist but gained greater fame for patenting his version…

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Collecting Resources

sample PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTOR'S VINTAGE & CONTEMPORARY FINE ART INSURANCE POLICY

This policy contains certain words that are defined in the Glossary of Terms on page 8 of this policy. Please review these words and carefully read the policy.

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