“Who is Dora Maar?” That's the question a traveling exhibition seeks to answer. The exhibition, organized in partnership between Centre Pompidou, Tate Modern and the J. Paul Getty Museum, aims…Read More
By Maria DiElsi Connolly
In one sense all photographs are abstractions. A photograph frames a specific portion of reality. The final image is abstracted from the whole. This…Read More
The following group of classic books and resources is what I consider the basic necessities for a photography collector’s library. There are many other fine examples, but this is…Read More
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