Images Courtesy of Swann Auction Galleries

175 Years of Photography: Valuing Visual Culture

Digital images, which are ubiquitous in popular culture, have facilitated a stronger interest in photography but a lesser understanding of what actually constitutes a photograph. Assessing original photographic prints presents unique challenges. How does an appraiser prepare?

This program will provide appraisers with special opportunities to learn about photography’s earliest images and better understand mechanisms associated with the ne art photography marketplace.

In the morning Steven Kasher will discuss fashion, civil rights and street photography at his gallery. After lunch, Daile Kaplan, AAA will introduce photobooks followed by Erin Waters on daguerreotypes and vernacular photography at Swann Auction Galleries. Lastly, the group will explore 19th Century American and European photography with Charles Isaacs.

Issues to be discussed include: identifying 19th-century photographic processes; valuing pictures when the maker is unknown; the role condition plays in assessing color works; understanding classifications like vintage; editions; the contemporary art vs. photography markets; the photobook; and more. 

 

Program Schedule:
10:00 - 11:30am 

Steven Kasher Gallery
515 W 26th Street
New York City

11:30am - 1:00pm 
Lunch (on your own)

1:00 - 3:30pm 
Swann Auction Galleries
104 East 25th Street, 6th Floor

New York City

4:00 - 5:30pm 
Charles Isaacs Photographs
25 West 54th Street

New York City

Upcoming Events

  • October 13, 2018 - January 20, 2019
  • San Diego, California
Paula Rego, Scavengers, 1994 Acrylic on paper mounted on canvas, 120 x 160 cm Private collection © Copyright Paula Rego.  Courtesy Marlborough Fine Art
  • October 17, 2018 - January 14, 2019
ART CALL TO ARTISTS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS – RED 2018
  • October 17 - November 12, 2018
  • Fishkill, New York
  • October 18-23, 2018
  • Los Angeles, California
Ink and pencil drawing on paper done in the manner of Paul Gauguin (Fr., 1848-1903), titled Taaroa (circa 1891), 4 ¼ inches by 6 ½ inches unframed (est.  $75,000-$100,000).
  • October 18, 2018
  • Franklin, United Kingdom

Woodshed Art Auctions, October 18th

Woodshed Art Auctions
1243 Pond Street
Franklin, United Kingdom

http://www.woodshedartauctions.com

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  • October 20 - November 30, 2018
  • Los Angeles, California

Rachel Lauren Kaster | Anamnesis, Solo Exhibition

Los Angeles Art Association/Gallery 825
825 N. La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, California

https://www.facebook.com/events/321664575055607/

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  • October 20, 2018
  • San Diego, California
  • October 20, 2018
  • London, United Kingdom

Hidden Voices: PROCESSIONS in the City

Artichoke

Aldgate Square
Aldgate High St
London, United Kingdom

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Featured Event

Mary Stevens Fish’s 1879 painting, “Yosemite,” will be on exhibit in “Something Revealed: California Women Artists Emerge, 1860-1960” at the Pasadena Museum of History Sept.  29-March 31.  (Photo courtesy of Maurine St.  Gaudens and Joseph Morsman).
Something Revealed; California Women Artists Emerge, 1860-1960
Pasadena History Museum
September 29, 2018 - March 31, 2019
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