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Historic Pride Sale at Swann Brings Market Premiers and Auction Records

The Pride Sale at Swann Galleries on Thursday, June 20 offered a curated selection of LGBTQ+ art, photography, literature, autographs and ephemera from the past 200 years, with many first-time…

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Featured Exhibit

Contemporary Photography of Vladimir Birgus: The Mystery of Color

By Alex Novak

Vladimir Birgus was born in Frýdek-Místek, Czechoslovakia on May 5, 1954.

He completed his literary, theater and film studies at the School of Philosophy, Palacký University, Olomouc (1978,…

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Collecting Resources

Contemporary Photography: Truth & the Burden of Reality

There has been a tremendous amount of discussion in the popular press lately about photography's relationship with reality.   The recent discovery that a Lebanese freelance photographer with more than a decade…

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