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City's soul reflection NY NIGHT 2 photographie, Miguel Guía

City's soul reflection NY NIGHT 2 photographie

Miguel Guía

Photography - 19.7 x 26.3 x 0.1 inch

$140

On The slopes of Sugarbush, Slim Aarons

On The slopes of Sugarbush

Slim Aarons

Photography - 29.9 x 20.1 x 0 inch

$3,163

Vinyl Collection 16 Piece Vinyl Installation, Heidler & Heeps

Vinyl Collection 16 Piece Vinyl Installation

Heidler & Heeps

Photography - 59.1 x 59.1 x 0.2 inch

$3,436

Children, Harlem, New York, USA, Leonard Freed

Children, Harlem, New York, USA

Leonard Freed

Photography - 19 x 13 inch

$3,000

Fuel for life, Samsofy

Fuel for life

Samsofy

Photography - 35.4 x 23.6 x 0.4 inch

$1,998

Fresh News #1 - série Reflects & Transparencies, Anna Levesh

Fresh News #1 - série Reflects & Transparencies

Anna Levesh

Photography - 23.6 x 17.7 inch

$832

Rudiments II, Jeff Robb

Rudiments II

Jeff Robb

Photography - 31.5 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch

$9,434

I am an artist, John Yuyi

I am an artist

John Yuyi

Photography - 27.6 x 27.6 x 0.2 inch

$3,885

Frida Kahlo Memory of my miscarriage, Thomas Dellert

Frida Kahlo Memory of my miscarriage

Thomas Dellert

Photography - 23.6 x 15.7 x 1.2 inch

$3,552

Lampe pomme de terre, Jean Valera

Lampe pomme de terre

Jean Valera

Photography - 11.8 x 7.9 x 0 inch

$277

Allez l'OM, Rodrigo

Allez l'OM

Rodrigo

Photography - 10.6 x 15.7 x 0 inch

$2,212

Marilyn Relaxes in A Hotel Room, Ed Feingersh

Marilyn Relaxes in A Hotel Room

Ed Feingersh

Photography - 29.9 x 20.1 x 0 inch

$877

Fog in the Italian Dolomites (1), Jan Brunclík

Fog in the Italian Dolomites (1)

Jan Brunclík

Photography - 11.8 x 39.4 x 0 inch

$1,410

Verduras con nabo y cebollas colgante II. From The bodegon series, Dora Franco

Verduras con nabo y cebollas colgante II. From The bodegon series

Dora Franco

Photography - 28.5 x 43.3 x 0.1 inch

$2,500

Insta(nt)llation - Cone in globe. 1/3, Eszter Poroszlai

Insta(nt)llation - Cone in globe. 1/3

Eszter Poroszlai

Photography - 11.8 x 11.8 x 1.2 inch

$1,165

Frida Kahlo in the blue house, Coyoacán, Mexico., Leo Matiz

Frida Kahlo in the blue house, Coyoacán, Mexico.

Leo Matiz

Photography - 14 x 10 x 0.1 inch

$1,800

Gun 1, New York 1955. Contact peint, William Klein

Gun 1, New York 1955. Contact peint

William Klein

Photography - 9.4 x 7.2 x 0.4 inch

$1,110 $888

Embrasement - Série "Le feu sacré de Prométhée" (1), Marie-Fa Lazzari

Embrasement - Série "Le feu sacré de Prométhée" (1)

Marie-Fa Lazzari

Photography - 11.8 x 16.5 x 0.4 inch

$388

L'histoire de la Femme de Goncourt, Julie Peiffer

L'histoire de la Femme de Goncourt

Julie Peiffer

Photography - 25.6 x 39.4 x 0.1 inch

$2,331

Lens 1951, mineur silicosé 1951, Willy Ronis

Lens 1951, mineur silicosé 1951

Willy Ronis

Photography - 15.7 x 11.8 x 0.4 inch

$1,665

Jean Luc Godard & J.Hallyday, Tony Frank

Jean Luc Godard & J.Hallyday

Tony Frank

Photography - 11.8 x 17.7 x 0 inch

$1,554

Leonardo DiCaprio et Brad Pitt Festival de Cannes Planche contact, Pierre Suu

Leonardo DiCaprio et Brad Pitt Festival de Cannes Planche contact

Pierre Suu

Photography - 19.7 x 15.7 x 0.1 inch

$721

Melting Palm Trees, Eszter Papp

Melting Palm Trees

Eszter Papp

Photography - 15 x 11 x 0.4 inch

$1,402

David Bowie Planche contact, Mousse

David Bowie Planche contact

Mousse

Photography - 15.7 x 15.7 x 0.1 inch

$832

Marlene Dietrich de retour à Paris, Walter Carone

Marlene Dietrich de retour à Paris

Walter Carone

Photography - 19.7 x 15.7 x 0 inch

$666

Truman Capote in his Jaguar XKE, Long Island, USA, Horst P. Horst

Truman Capote in his Jaguar XKE, Long Island, USA

Horst P. Horst

Photography - 23.6 x 23.6 x 0.1 inch

$5,000

Théorie des dominos, Alain Wieder

Théorie des dominos

Alain Wieder

Photography - 19.7 x 15.7 x 0.3 inch

$777

Temporal Perception #225, Serge Hamad

Temporal Perception #225

Serge Hamad

Photography - 30 x 40 x 0.1 inch

$1,000

Chanel Autrement / Marilyn Blue. (1), Franck Doat

Chanel Autrement / Marilyn Blue. (1)

Franck Doat

Photography - 27.6 x 19.7 x 0.1 inch

$1,387

Photographies for Sale

Omnipresent and seemingly so natural in the smartphone era, the history of photography remains a relatively recent occurrence in comparison with the history of mankind.

Although it has been said that the technique's early stages began at the start of the 19th century, we owe its invention to Louis Daguerre in 1839. An associate of Niepce, he improved darkroom exposure time and modified the chemical elements necessary for the development of photographs. The daguerreotype was revealed to the general public on 7th January 1839 during a meeting at the French Academy of Sciences. Worldwide success was quick to follow.

Photo studios opened everywhere and the richest and most influential families at the time had their portrait taken in black and white.

Over time, the process took less and less time and the material needed less and less space. Tripods were eventually no longer necessary. In 1889, Eastman Kodak launched a portable camera with a film roll and photography took a completely new form.

Artists seized this new opportunity and art photography quickly started to develop.

The 20th century is characterized by the work of some of the most important photographers: Walker Evans, Henri Cartier Bresson, Robert Mapplethorpe, Raymond Depardon and of course Robert Doisneau. They succeeded incompletely transforming our vision of the world. They marked the end of one world and opened the way for another in which we could determine the contours and colors in of the world in our own unique ways. They showed us social realities and tragedies but they also immortalized the magic of Hollywood and the iconic men and women of their time.

Their successors followed in their footsteps, inspired by their unique framing and composition techniques. The creative possibilities of photography were yet again multiplied by the latest digital developments. Certain photographers maintained their steadfast love for the silver Leica cameras but many swapped them for sharper focus of reflex cameras and decided to play around in post-production to modify the photo's characteristics and final image.

Artsper's selection is representative of international photography from the 1950s to the current day. Made up of thousands of works, it covers a whole host of artistic processes, from photojournalism to fashion photography, contemporary documentary work, black and white photography to works which blur the lines between photography and other visual arts as well as iconic and sport photographs.

Two principles can be used to guide you when choosing a work of art photography: you can choose to prioritize the diversity of artistic approaches, or to create ensembles, by buying entire series enabling you to acquire coherent monographic collections.

Whether with portraits, romantic landscapes, urban imagery, daily life or reporting events, photography ensures the faithful representation of oneself or of those around us. Amongst many others, you will find the following names in our selection of famous photographers: Liu Bolin, Annie Leibovitz, Helmut NewtonLarry Clark and Carrie Mae Weems. And within our emerging artists you will find Clarisse Rebotier and Théo Gosselin, alongside countless others. You can also explore both small and large format photographs. You can discover more in our selection of photography recommendations.

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