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Photography Purple

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 characterised 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 colours in of the world in our own unique ways. They showed us social realities and tragedies but they also immortalised 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 reporting, 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 photographies and sport photographies.

Two principles can be used to guide you when choosing a work of art photography: you can choose to prioritise 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, Li Wei, the French photographer Claude Levèque, fashion photographies by Helmut Newton, Larry Clark's polaroid, Ralph Gibson and in the Emerging artists category: Clarisse Rebotier and Thomas Subtil. You will also find the small format photographies andlarge format photographies.

Collector’s Guide: Collecting Fine Art Photographs

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Michaël Fok Bor, Eveil, Photography

Michaël Fok Bor

Eveil, 2017
35.4 x 23.6 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$2,188

Venelina Katanska, Syngonia caldera, Photography

Venelina Katanska

Syngonia caldera, 2018
27.6 x 18.5 inch
Photography

$340

Shen Yongji, Eventually Unified to the Original, Photography

Shen Yongji

Eventually Unified to the Original, 2015
35.4 x 43.3 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$2,917

Xurxo Gómez-Chao, A temporalidade da paisaxe I, Photography

Xurxo Gómez-Chao

A temporalidade da paisaxe I, 2017
39.4 x 39.4 inch
Photography

$3,093

Olivier Liégent, Canonus de caelo, Photography

Olivier Liégent

Canonus de caelo, 2014
20.1 x 35.4 x 0.8 inch
Photography

$1,823

Linda Tuloup, Viens, Photography

Linda Tuloup

Viens, 2009
11.8 x 11.8 x 3.1 inch
Photography

$2,674

Jean-Pierre Attal, Paysages ethnographiques #7, Photography

Jean-Pierre Attal

Paysages ethnographiques #7, 2012
29.5 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch
Photography

$3,525

Alberto Sánchez, Memoria de Cancion, Photography

Alberto Sánchez

Memoria de Cancion, 2014
55.1 x 55.1 x 2 inch
Photography

$5,348

Pablo Guillamon, London City-1, Photography

Pablo Guillamon

London City-1, 2020
31.5 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch
Photography

$365

Christophe Catelain, We Love BB, Photography

Christophe Catelain

We Love BB, 2017
47.2 x 31.5 x 2 inch
Photography

$5,956

Claude Lévêque, Oriflamme, Photography

Claude Lévêque

Oriflamme, 2019
11.8 x 11.8 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$669

Sylvia Rime, Ying Yang, Photography

Sylvia Rime

Ying Yang, 2018
31.5 x 31.5 inch
Photography

$729

Jay Gibson, Sand Dunes, Photography

Jay Gibson

Sand Dunes, 2020
20 x 30 x 1 inch
Photography

$1,200

Robin Thurel, Entité 01, Photography

Robin Thurel

Entité 01, 2018
26 x 39.4 inch
Photography

$717

Catherine Henriette, Madame Butterfly, Photography

Catherine Henriette

Madame Butterfly, 2002
8.1 x 11.4 inch
Photography

$249

Peggy J., Silence, Photography

Peggy J.

Silence, 2020
14.4 x 14.4 x 0.1 inch
Photography

$201

Marie-Anne et Thierry Camail, Pied bébé Maasai, Photography

Marie-Anne et Thierry Camail

Pied bébé Maasai, 2013
32.7 x 48.8 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$1,313

Big Daddy, Magic flower, Photography

Big Daddy

Magic flower, 2020
15.7 x 11.8 x 0 inch
Photography

$96

June Stolian, Galda, Photography

June Stolian

Galda, 2014
23.6 x 15.7 inch
Photography

$1,580

Samuel Anderson, New York #2, Photography

Samuel Anderson

New York #2, 2011
39.4 x 39.4 x 2 inch
Photography

$1,155

Takamitsu Sakamoto, Sex appeal of a man, Photography

Takamitsu Sakamoto

Sex appeal of a man, 2010
33.1 x 23.4 x 1.2 inch
Photography

$2,711

Daniel Santos, Resolve, Photography

Daniel Santos

Resolve, 2009
40 x 52 inch
Photography

$3,750

Chris Rime, Aimée, Photography

Chris Rime

Aimée, 2014
15.7 x 11.8 inch
Photography

$486

Aleksandr Riabenkii, Tea with ice, Photography

Aleksandr Riabenkii

Tea with ice, 2016
31.5 x 35.4 x 0.2 inch
Photography

$1,555

Greet Weitenberg, Viewscape 101, Photography

Greet Weitenberg

Viewscape 101, 2017
11.8 x 16.5 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$596

Rommel Pecson, Ludwig , Photography

Rommel Pecson

Ludwig , 2011
27.6 x 19.7 inch
Photography

$1,124

Roger Humbert, Série: photographie concrète numérique - IMG_1143 03.11.2013, Photography

Roger Humbert

Série: photographie concrète numérique - IMG_1143 03.11.2013, 2013
11.8 x 9.4 inch
Photography

$2,796

Hein Gravenhorst, Lichtreflex - Rotation, Photography

Hein Gravenhorst

Lichtreflex - Rotation, 1966
11.8 x 11.8 x 0.2 inch
Photography

$1,823

Akif Hakan, The minds of the mad, Photography

Akif Hakan

The minds of the mad, 2006
59.1 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch
Photography

$7,293

Gustave Le Gray, Seascape, Photography

Gustave Le Gray

Seascape, 2020
20 x 30 inch
Photography

$255

Hormoz, Diable by Hormoz, Photography

Hormoz

Diable by Hormoz, 2014
19.7 x 23.6 inch
Photography

$972

Iwajla Klinke, The Twelfth Night VII, Photography

Iwajla Klinke

The Twelfth Night VII, 2021
55.1 x 55.1 x 2 inch
Photography

5,000 - $ 10,000

Fabienne Guilbert Burgoa, Futur is Wadafit I, Photography

Fabienne Guilbert Burgoa

Futur is Wadafit I, 2019
78.7 x 47.2 x 1.2 inch
Photography

$656 $729

Mireille Roobaert, Mariana & Lister, Photography

Mireille Roobaert

Mariana & Lister, 2010
47.2 x 72 x 2 inch
Photography

$4,254

Nathalie Malric, Untitled-­3, Photography

Nathalie Malric

Untitled-­3, 2014
19.7 x 27.6 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$1,094

André Pharel, Quadriptyque 1, Photography

André Pharel

Quadriptyque 1, 2012
31.5 x 31.5 inch
Photography

$4,254

Kristin Sjaarda, Dark Dahlia Beppe, Photography

Kristin Sjaarda

Dark Dahlia Beppe, 2021
50 x 35 x 2 inch
Photography

$4,404

Thomas Mailaender, The Fun Archaeology #1 - “Bosom Oddities”, Photography

Thomas Mailaender

The Fun Archaeology #1 - “Bosom Oddities”, 2017
27.6 x 19.7 x 0.2 inch
Photography

$97

Borys Makary, Le Factice 11, Photography

Borys Makary

Le Factice 11, 2016
47.2 x 31.5 inch
Photography

$972

David Tesinsky, Kiss from Iran, Photography

David Tesinsky

Kiss from Iran, 2015
7.4 x 11 inch
Photography

$304

Annalaura Pretaroli, The Ritz, UK, Photography

Annalaura Pretaroli

The Ritz, UK, 2020
11 x 7.4 inch
Photography

$304

Annalaura Pretaroli, Atlantic Waterlily, UK, Photography

Annalaura Pretaroli

Atlantic Waterlily, UK, 2017
11 x 7.4 inch
Photography

$304

Maria Semmer, Homecoming 2.4, Photography

Maria Semmer

Homecoming 2.4, 2020
19.7 x 27.6 inch
Photography

$1,094

Mihály Demeczky, lps XLII., Switzerland, Photography

Mihály Demeczky

lps XLII., Switzerland, 2020
11 x 7.1 inch
Photography

$304

Dennis Church, The Everglades, South Florida, Photography

Dennis Church

The Everglades, South Florida, 2020
7.4 x 7.1 inch
Photography

$425

Thierry Dubrunfaut, Flowers 7265, Photography

Thierry Dubrunfaut

Flowers 7265, 2020
7.1 x 12.2 x 1.2 inch
Photography

$2,917

Thierry Dubrunfaut, Flowers 2459, Photography

Thierry Dubrunfaut

Flowers 2459, 2020
15.4 x 23.2 x 2.8 inch
Photography

$5,834

Thierry Dubrunfaut, Flowers 2442, Photography

Thierry Dubrunfaut

Flowers 2442, 2020
7.1 x 12.2 x 1.2 inch
Photography

$2,917

Thierry Dubrunfaut, Flowers 0956, Photography

Thierry Dubrunfaut

Flowers 0956, 2020
26 x 26 x 1.6 inch
Photography

$5,834

Thierry Dubrunfaut, Flowers 0865, Photography

Thierry Dubrunfaut

Flowers 0865, 2020
31.1 x 31.1 x 1.6 inch
Photography

$5,834

Thierry Dubrunfaut, Flower Bath 1867, Photography

Thierry Dubrunfaut

Flower Bath 1867, 2020
7.1 x 12.2 x 1.2 inch
Photography

$2,917

Thierry Dubrunfaut, Flowers 3282, Photography

Thierry Dubrunfaut

Flowers 3282, 2020
7.1 x 12.2 x 1.2 inch
Photography

$2,917

Thierry Dubrunfaut, Flowers 4422 (Tulipe), Photography

Thierry Dubrunfaut

Flowers 4422 (Tulipe), 2020
12.2 x 6.7 x 1.2 inch
Photography

$2,917

Dasha Pears, The Storm – Vivaldi, Photography

Dasha Pears

The Storm – Vivaldi, 2019
19.7 x 19.7 x 0 inch
Photography

$1,361

Samsofy, Abba, Photography

Samsofy

Abba, 2020
9.4 x 14.2 x 0.2 inch
Photography

$73

Richard Heeps, Nomad Nine, New York, Photography

Richard Heeps

Nomad Nine, New York, 2017
51.2 x 33.1 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$1,918

Richard Heeps, Nomad VIII, New York, Photography

Richard Heeps

Nomad VIII, New York, 2017
16.5 x 11 x 1 inch
Photography

$213

Richard Heeps, Nomad IV, New York, Photography

Richard Heeps

Nomad IV, New York, 2017
16.5 x 11 x 1 inch
Photography

$213

Richard Heeps, Heidler & Heeps Dice Series, Purple Sparkles Six, Photography

Richard Heeps

Heidler & Heeps Dice Series, Purple Sparkles Six, 2017
18.9 x 18.9 x 0 inch
Photography

$497

Richard Heeps, Nomad Six, New York, Photography

Richard Heeps

Nomad Six, New York, 2017
37.4 x 39.4 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$1,279

Richard Heeps, Nomad Triptych, New York, Photography

Richard Heeps

Nomad Triptych, New York, 2017
18.1 x 33.1 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$639

Richard Heeps, Nomad IX, New York, Photography

Richard Heeps

Nomad IX, New York, 2017
16.5 x 11 x 1 inch
Photography

$213

Richard Heeps, Nomad V, New York, Photography

Richard Heeps

Nomad V, New York, 2017
16.5 x 11 x 1 inch
Photography

$213

Richard Heeps, Nomad I, New York, Photography

Richard Heeps

Nomad I, New York, 2017
16.5 x 11 x 1 inch
Photography

$213

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