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Collect Contemporary: Photography

Published
Thames & Hudson, February 2012
ISBN
9780500288542
Format
Softcover, 208 pages
Dimensions
21.5cm × 14.5cm × 1.8cm

Where does one begin when looking to start a collection of contemporary photography? How can one identify prints of enduring appeal and value in a global scene with more artists working in it than ever before? "Collect Contemporary: Photography" aims to provide those who are looking to start their own collection with guidance on practical matters, including where to buy according to your budget as well as information about different photographic techniques and media, and how to properly store prints.

From studying the works of photographers to determining editions and displaying prints, this guide accompanies collectors through the whole process of acquiring works by contemporary photography artists. The book features in-depth profiles of 40 established and emerging contemporary artists from across Europe and the United States, as well as a concise reference section with biographical information for the artists, descriptions and contact info for important galleries, museums and art dealers, relevant fairs, events and schools, and a price guide to cover all collecting budgets.

This book is part of the "Collect Contemporary" series which offers expert advice by leading specialists in the field who have many years experience in the auction market and a vast knowledge of the subject.