The Art Of Collecting Photography

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-10-01
  • Publisher: Fairchild Books
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Establishing a well-put-together photography collection is an art in itself, and mastering the technique is as simple as reading--and looking closely at--this lush volume. It's filled with practical advice on building and curating a collection, along with beautiful photographs by early and contemporary masters that showcase photography's diverse genres, schools, and movements. Explore different types of collections, including biographical, historical, genre, and thematic. Browse through a plethora of inspiring images--landscapes, portraits, nudes, still lifes, fashion images, photojournalism, and more--each with in-depth analysis to train the mind as well as the eye.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. 07
Introductionp. 08
A Brief History of Photographyp. 13
The Importance of Historical Contextp. 14
1500-1899: The Early Development of Photographyp. 16
Key Developments of the Twentieth Centuryp. 32
1900-1920p. 34
The 1920sp. 36
The 1930sp. 40
The 1940sp. 44
The 1950sp. 50
The 1960sp. 52
The 1970sp. 54
The 1980sp. 56
The 1990s (and beyond)p. 58
Profiled Photographersp. 61
Structuring Your Collectionp. 57
Approaches to Curatingp. 158
Biographical Collectionsp. 160
Historical Collectionsp. 162
Technical Collectionsp. 164
Thematic Collectionsp. 168
Stylistic Collectionsp. 178
Contemporary Inventionsp. 180
Practical Advice on Building a Photographic Collectionp. 183
Practical Concernsp. 184
Purchasing a Printp. 186
Commercial Galleriesp. 188
Auction Housesp. 190
Photography Fairsp. 192
Direct Outletsp. 193
The Value of a Printp. 194
Managing a Collectionp. 198
Protecting Printsp. 202
Conservationp. 206
Curating a Collectionp. 213
The Photographerp. 241
The Art Advisorp. 216
The Photographers' Gallery, Londonp. 220
The Gitterman Gallery, New Yorkp. 226
The Howard Greenberg Gallery, New Yorkp. 228
Appendixp. 231
Galleries and Dealersp. 232
Photography Fairs, Festivals and Eventsp. 240
Auction Housesp. 241
Further Resourcesp. 242
Glossaryp. 244
Picture Creditsp. 246
Indexp. 250
Acknowledgementsp. 256
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