Karen Sinsheimer, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art's Curator of Photography, has passed away after battling cancer. She was first hired as a consultant in July of 1990 to organize…Read More
Ten years ago I had a camera obscura built in my home in New York City, overlooking Central Park, and I have been taking pictures with it ever since. While…Read More
Besides historical and aesthetic considerations, most photography collectors ultimately will face the real economic issue of both buying and selling images.
Few of us merely inherit a collection and then pass…Read More
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