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    Christie’s Celebrates 125 years of National Geographic Society With an Online Auction

    The second partnership between Christie’s and The National Geographic resulted in one more online sale. To celebrate 125 years of National Geographic Society, Christie’s will conduct the online-only sale from July 19 through July 29 at Christie’s. The sale will include 125 of the most iconic and recognisable works from the National Geographic’s rich history […] More

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    Monkey Photos Sold For $76,000 At Sotheby’s

    Although blurred, out of focus, and sideways shot, photos made ​​by talented Russian chimpanzee Mikki have sold at Sotheby’s auction in London for $76,680. Blurry photos of the Moscow Red Square were sold as part of the Russian segment of the photos in the auction house, and Mikki handiwork bought the Russian art collector Kira […] More

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    One of the First Ever Fashion Shoots – 150 Year Old Photos by Lady Clementina Hawarden Could Fetch £150,000 at Auction

    Lady Clementina Hawarden (1 June 1822 – 19 January 1865) was prominent portrait photographer of the 1860s and pioneering female 19th century photographer. Hawarden first began to experiment with photography in 1857, taking stereoscopic landscape photographs before moving to large-format, stand-alone portraits of her daughters. She would often shoot her daughters in romantic and sensual […] More

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    Largest and Most Wanted Book of Photographs for Sale at Bonhams

    All art lovers can find a wide selection of photographs at at Bonhams Book, Maps, Manuscripts and Historical Photographs sale in London on 12 June. The highlight of the sale will definitely be a copy of one of the largest and most sought after books of photographs ever published, which is estimated at £50,000-£70,000 ($78,000-$109,000). […] More

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    Aviatrix Amelia Earhart’s Goggles Fetch $17,775

    1920s Luxor aviator goggles with a cracked left lens, worn by Amelia Earhart during her first plane crash in July 1921 in her Airster while learning to fly with instructor Neta Snook, have fetched $17,775 at an auction in Oakland, California. The goggles previously were owned by Barbara Englehardt, a Contra Costa County resident who got them […] More

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    Modernist Cuisine – Inside the New $625 Cookbook

    Food has a new language, and its dictionary, Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking, has arrived in a $625 (on sale for $461.62) six-volume set of 2,438 pages. If you’re among the band of chefs, foodies, and casual eaters who think that the scientific approach to cooking is snobby, fussy, and unsatisfying, Ryan Matthew Smith’s […] More