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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

Eugene Atget and Haunted Paris: Trees, Parks and Architecture

By Maria DiElsi

Atget made 10,000 photographs between 1897 and 1926, most prior to 1914, so that at the end of his career he was able to write in a letter,…

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Collecting Resources

PRINCE AND SHERMAN ARE TOP PHOTOGRAPHY PERFORMERS AT SPRING NYC CONTEMPORARY ART AUCTIONS

If power is the ability to direct or influence the behavior of others, Richard Prince and Cindy Sherman have become the 'new' hyper-real prototypes in the world of contemporary photography.

Both…

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