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New York — Swann Galleries’ Thursday, October 17 sale of Classic & Contemporary Photographs featured a broad range of photographic material. “The sale cast a wide net with icons of popular culture, important historical images and classic masterpieces of fine art photography,” noted Daile Kaplan, the house’s Director of Photographs & Photobooks.

Edward S. Curtis’s portfolios and

New York — Swann Galleries will offer Classic & Contemporary Photographs on Thursday, October 17 with a selection that explores the way fine art and vernacular photography create a dialogue influencing visual culture.

Irving Penn leads the sale with a platinum-palladium print, Cuzco Children, Peru,

(New York, June 12, 2015)—Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that the Museum will present a major retrospective exhibition of the photographs of Irving Penn (1917-2009) to mark the centennial of the artist’s birth. He further announced that The Irving Penn Foundation will make a landmark promised gift to the Met of more than 150 photographs by
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NEW YORK—On February 27, Swann Galleries will offer a two-part sale of Fine Photographs with a

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New York—On Thursday, October 17 Swann Galleries will conduct an auction of