When booksellers created the early photography market
Photography catalogues attest to a growing transatlantic trade between 1939 and 1961, when booksellers...
Isabella Seniuta has just finished her PhD thesis on the history of « The Eye Club ». Her study aims at unveiling a network of actors, active in the 1960s-1980s between Paris and New York, whose common interests in photography have made it possible to recognise photography as an art form and establish the photography market as we know it today. Her research has been supported by the Getty Research Institute and Columbia University. Most recently, she has co-curated a show about Gilles Caron.