E-Photo Newsletter #229

by Michael Diemar

A Busy Schedule of Paris Auctions Adds Further Exhaustion to the Week of Paris Photo

"One of the best auction weeks in Paris in a long time" commented one of the collectors I met at Drouot during the week of Paris Photo. It was certainly hectic, with sales at Sotheby's, Christie's, Ader, Millon and the Binoche et Giquello sale held at Drouot. The euro was roughly at…

Read More

The Millon back cover lot of a paper negative of Abu Simbel, lot 58, went for 18,500 euros plus commission.

E-Photo Newsletter #228

by Michael Diemar

Paris Photo Comes back Stronger Than Ever Despite American Election Hit; Attendance up at a "More Serious" Fair

"Much better than we expected." That was the verdict delivered to me by most galleries and dealers as the 20th edition of Paris Photo drew to its close in The Grand Palais on the 13th of November. This year's fair had been preceded by a great, great deal of nervousness and trepidation. Last…

Read More

E-Photo Newsletter #227

by Keith Davis

A Report on the 47th Arles Photo Festival, July 4 – Sept. 25, 2016

This year's Arles festival, one of the most valuable and venerable stops on the international photography circuit, is as stimulating as ever. The 47th edition of Les Rencontres de la Photographie opened July 4 and remains on view through September 25. Overseen by Sam Stourdze, former director of the Musee de l'Elysee…

Read More

Photo of Sid Grossman installation by Keith Davis.