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Stretch - Signed limited edition fine art print, Black and white photo, Sexy
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Stretch - Signed limited edition archival pigment print - Edition of 5 This image was captured on film in 1982. From the same photoshoot, the so-called 'Zip' print by Ian San...
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1980s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Photographic Film, Archival Paper, Photographic Paper, Black and White, ...

Portrait of a Man, Mid-Century Black & White Photograph by Edward Weston
Located in Soquel, CA
Rare black and white photograph, a portrait of a handsome man by Edward Henry Weston (March 24, 1886 – January 1, 1958). Signed "EW 1949" lower right. Displayed in a black wood frame...
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1940s Realist Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

Kate Bush
Located in Austin, US
Absolutely stunning portrait of singer Kate Bush by acclaimed photographer, Gered Mankowitz, taken in his London studio in 1978. Kate Bush has seen a huge resurgence since her song,...
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Late 20th Century Photorealist Black and White Photography

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C Print

Marilyn Monroe – CHANEL #5 - 8 x 10 Original Negative, 30x40 1/1 Print and NFT
Located in Austin, TX
Marilyn Monroe – CHANEL #5From the famous Movie Star News Collection this is a vintage, large format (10” by 8”) camera negative of Marilyn Monroe from her iconic campaign for Chanel...
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1950s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Photographic Film, Photographic Paper

Marilyn Monroe Smiling in Jewels 20" x 24" Edition of 75
Located in Austin, TX
This black and white portrait captured by celebrity photographer Frank Worth features actress Marilyn Monroe smiling in a fur shawl and elegant dress. In the early 1950s, Monroe bec...
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1950s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Paper

Frank Sinatra at Sands Hotel 16" x 20" Edition of 125
Located in Austin, TX
An artistically composed and colored photograph of Frank Sinatra in front of the Sands Motel with his Tbird. Sinatra at the Sands is a live album by Frank Sinatra accompanied by Co...
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1950s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Paper

Vigneto Gambino, Taormina, Sicilia - Landscape of Vineyard in Sicily, Italy
Located in Gilroy, CA
Gambino Vineyards in Taomina, Sicily is one of the most breathtaking vineyards in Italy. National Geographic did a documentary on the estate, discussing its long history, location o...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Mystical Tree, Foggy, Madeira, Portugal, black and white photography, landscape
Located in Vienna, Vienna
© Gerald Berghammer - Limited edition of 7. Archival fine art pigment print. Signed, titled, dated and numbered by artist. Certificate of authenticity included. Printed with 4cm whi...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Ink, Archival Paper, Black and White, Digital, Archival Pigment...

Gentle Giant
Located in London, GB
All photographs are signed and numbered and accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the photographer.
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Brigitte Bardot Elegant Headshot in Color 24" x 20" Edition of 75
Located in Austin, TX
This stunning black and white image features French actress, singer, dancer, and fashion model, who later became an animal rights activist, Brigitte Bardot. She was one of the best-k...
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1960s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Paper

Steve Martin, Los Angeles 1974 “Let’s Get Small”
Located in Austin, US
Signed limited edition fine art print of Steve Martin, taken in Los Angeles by Norman Seeff in 1974. Norman recalls - “When I relocated to LA as Creative Director of United Artist ...
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Late 20th Century Photorealist Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

"Sensuality 1" Print 37" x 26" inch Edition of 15 by VLADIMIR CLAVIJO-TELEPNEV
Located in Culver City, CA
"Sensuality 1" Print 37" x 26" inch Edition of 15 by VLADIMIR CLAVIJO-TELEPNEV Not framed - ships in a tube Vladimir Clavijo-Telepnev was born in 1962 in Moscow, in the family o...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

On Broadway, New York City (1955) - Large size Black & White Fine Art Print
Located in Brussels, BE
Artwork # 1 on 5 sold in limited edition in perfect condition This photo was made in 1955, the negative was digitized during the artist's lifetime and the technical parameters (fram...
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1950s Photorealist Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Arrival
Located in Dallas, TX
I am continually drawn to the simplicity and hand-made touches of this stunning work of art. I feel a sense of connection to it. Every sheet of aluminum so purposefully placed around...
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21st Century and Contemporary Photorealist Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper

Island Grazer by Lisa Cueman. Equine photography. Wild horses of Outer Banks.
Located in New Orleans, LA
Lisa Cueman Island Grazer Limited edition archival pigment photograph on aluminum with glass facing Edition of 5 40 x 60 inches Hand signed LISA CUEMAN (b. 1963, Bermuda) A native ...
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2010s Black and White Photography

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Photographic Film

'Film Strip' Black and White Nude Classical Silver Gelatin
Located in Los Angeles, CA
In this rich self portrait, Savannah Spirit takes the tradition of black and white female nude photography, and turns the gaze back on itself. In this series, the muse is the artist,...
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2010s Conceptual Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Cows on the foggy pasture, Portugal, black and white photography, art landscape
Located in Vienna, Vienna
© Gerald Berghammer - Limited edition of 7. Archival fine art pigment print. Signed, titled, dated and numbered by artist. Certificate of authenticity included. Printed with 4cm whi...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Ink, Archival Paper, Black and White, Digital, Archival Pigment...

"Nude with Apple" Photograph by Sam Haskins
Located in Rochester, NY
"Nude with Apple" original vintage silver gelatin print photograph by Sam Haskins. Printed 1974. Signed and dated. Framed size 20" x 16". Image measures 14" x 11". Samuel Joseph Has...
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1970s Modern Black and White Photography

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Silver

"How to Create a Beautiful Picture 6: Tights in Shimotakaido" – Daido Moriyama
Located in Zurich, CH
DAIDO MORIYAMA (*1938, Japan) "How to Create a Beautiful Picture 6: Tights in Shimotakaido" 1987/2021 Silver gelatin print, later print Sheet 34 x 26.5 cm (13 3/8 x 10 3/8 in.) not p...
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1980s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Rounds - underwater black and white photograph - print on paper 43" x 70"
Located in Santa Monica, CA
An underwater black and white portrait of Justin Jedlica - The Human Ken Doll Original gallery quality print on archival paper signed by the artist. Limited edition of 24 The artwor...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Paper, Archival Pigment

Black and White Photography, Horse Photography, Western Art-Shoe Store 0217
Located in Delaware , OH
Black and White Photography, Horse Photography, Western Art-Shoe Store 0217 ABOUT THIS PIECE: "Shoe Store 0217" was part of a series featuring horses. These Horse art photos were s...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Rag Paper, Black and White

Debbie Harry on the set of Unmade Beds East Village 1976 (Blondie photograph)
Located in NEW YORK, NY
Debbie Harry photograph New York, 1976 by Fernando Natalici: Cooler than cool... Debbie Harry, New York, 1976, photographed on the set of "Unmade Beds" by celebrated New York underg...
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1970s Pop Art Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Offerings
Located in Calabasas, CA
Artist: Shirin Neshat Title: Offerings Year: 2019 Medium: Digital print on Fuji Crystal Archive Matte paper, hand signed (verso) Sheet: 6 × 6 in (15.2 × 15.2 cm) Condition: Mint Cert...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Digital

Pacific Beach Horizon, Sunset Seashore in Black and White, Sugimoto Style Giclée
Located in Barcelona, ES
This is an exclusive limited edition black and white Giclée print, on 100% cotton Hahnemühle Photo Rag Fine Art matte paper. This gorgeous black and white high contrast photograph s...
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2010s Photorealist Black and White Photography

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Emulsion, Photographic Paper, C Print, Giclée

Bruce Springsteen Backtage Portrait Circa 1980
Located in Toronto, CA
Black and white portrait candid portrait of Bruce Springsteen backstage, circa 1980's. Press Print, Size 8" x 6". Retna LTD, from Globe Photo Archives. This stunning press print ori...
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1980s Modern Black and White Photography

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Black and White

Stevie Wonder Rehearsing
Located in Mount Pleasant, SC
Stevie Wonder photographed during a rehearsal session in Los Angeles in 1974. This was in preparation for the Innervisions Tour that Fall. Signed and numbered by photographer. Ed...
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20th Century Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper

Animal Locomotion: Plate 595 (Horse Pulling Gig With Rider), 1887 - Muybridge
Located in London, GB
Animal Locomotion: Plate 595 (Horse Pulling Gig With Rider), 1887 - Muybridge Inscribed with Muybridge's Letterpress credit, series title, plate number and date. Stamped with Museum ...
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Late 19th Century Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper

Serra Pelada, Brazil, 1986 - Sebastião Salgado (Black and White Photography)
Located in London, GB
Serra Pelada, Brazil, 1986 Sebastião Salgado International Shipping Available Stamped with photographer’s copyright blind stamp Signed, inscribed on reverse Undertaking projects...
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1980s Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Serra Pelada, Brazil - Sebastião Salgado (Black and White Photography)
Located in London, GB
Serra Pelada, Brazil Sebastião Salgado Stamped with photographer's copyright blind stamp Signed, inscribed on reverse Silver gelatin print 20 x 24 inches Undertaking projects o...
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1980s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Cigar Lady B/W; Old Havana, Cuba- Photograph
Located in Miami, FL
H-Allen Benowitz is a self-taught photographer, born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, and a graduate from the Interboro Institute of Business in Manhattan, migrated to Miami, FL in the 19...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Automotive Paint, Archival Pigment, Archival Paper

Babe Ruth
Located in Dallas, TX
Edition of 50 Titled, dated, artist name, numbered, copyright and signed by Nickolas Muray's Estate Nickolas Muray Photo Archives. Paper size: 20 x 16 in., Image size: 14 x 10 3/4 i...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Black and White Photography

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Platinum

Fish Market, 1958 - Jerry Schatzberg (Portrait Photography)
Located in London, GB
Fish Market, 1958 - Jerry Schatzberg (Portrait Photography) Signed on reverse Silver gelatin print 8 x 10 inches, edition of 25 + 5 APs - $4,500 11 x 14 inches, edition of 25 + 5 APs...
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1950s Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Hengki KOENTJORO. Borobudur Temple, Central Java, Indonesia b&w photograph
Located in New Orleans, LA
Hengki KOENTJORO (b. 1963, Indonesia) Borobudur Temple (Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia) Archival pigment photograph Hand signed and numbered Limited edition of 15 Image size 17 x...
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2010s Black and White Photography

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Archival Ink, Photographic Paper

"Quiet Morning", photograph, black and white, landscape, canoe, marsh, Cape Cod
Located in Boston, MA
Rebecca Skinner’s “Quiet Morning” is part of her "On and Off the Trail" series documenting the beautiful landscapes of New England. The 16 x 24 inch sepia toned black and white photo...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Metal

Grateful Dead Workingman's Dead 1970
Located in Toronto, CA
Grateful Dead bandmates doing an interview in 1970 about their new album titled Workingman's Dead which includes a mix of Country, Folk, Bluegrass and Rock influences. Press Print, S...
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1970s Modern Black and White Photography

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Black and White

NYC Ballet principal dancer Wendy Whelan 'Swan Lake', signed by Jack Mitchell
Located in Senoia, GA
11 x 14" vintage silver gelatin photograph of New York City Ballet principal dancer Wendy Whelan photographed in February 1993 performing 'Swan Lake'. Signed on the print recto and v...
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1990s Pop Art Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

John Biggers in His Studio
Located in Dallas, TX
Signed, titled and dated in pencil on print verso Gelatin silver print Paper size: 20 x 16 in., Image size: 15 1/2 x 15 1/4 in. Earlie Hudnall, who is one of the most notable Africa...
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1990s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Willie Nelson
Located in Mount Pleasant, SC
Willie Nelson Willie Nelson performs at 48 Hours at Atoka. 1975 Signed by the photographer. *Larger sizes available.
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20th Century Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

445 Before Departure, Fine Art Photography, Framed in Plexiglass, Signed
Located in Armonk, NY
445 Before Departure 40" x 60" Fine Art Photography Framed in Plexiglass Signed *image is available in multiple sizes and frame options* “ It is apparent that light and movement al...
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2010s Black and White Photography

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Plexiglass

Animal Locomotion: Plate 749 (Baboon Climbing), 1887 - Eadweard Muybridge
Located in London, GB
Animal Locomotion: Plate 749 (Baboon Climbing), 1887 - Eadweard Muybridge Inscribed with Muybridge's letterpress credit, series title, plate number and date Stamped with Museum of Ed...
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Early 19th Century Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper

Vintage Silver Gelatin Print Rabbi, Jerusalem Alley Israeli Judaica Micha Bar-Am
Located in Surfside, FL
Rare vintage signed and dated silver gelatin black & white unframed photograph. (printed circa 19730-1981) signed and numbered in ink on recto. Hand developed by or under the persona...
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1970s Realist Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Jean Harlow Signed Photograph
Located in Soquel, CA
Black and white photograph of Jean Harlow (American, 1911-1937), Autographed original silver print circa 1930 signed by Jean Harlow. Photos of Harlow's house, hand prints the Graum...
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1930s Art Deco Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Chet Baker
Located in New York, NY
Estate Stamped Please allow extra production time. Other sizes available.
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Mid-20th Century Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Vanity Fair Sheer Gown Icon, Circa 1955
Located in New York, NY
Vanity Fair Sheer Gown Icon, Circa 1955 -- One of Mark Shaw’s favorite photographs, this Vanity Fair slip was photographed by Mark Shaw for an award winning ad campaign. THE 24” x 36...
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1950s Modern Black and White Photography

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Giclée

Pont des Arts, Study 3, Paris, France
Located in Dallas, TX
Edition of 45 Signed, dated and numbered in pencil on mount margin recto. Signed, titled, negative date, print date and numbered in pencil with the artist's stamp in black ink on mo...
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1980s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Landscape II, Vietnam
Located in New York City, NY
Landscape II, Vietnam 60 x 60 inches Edition of 3
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Caribbean Sandy Shore, Black and White Abstract Seascape, Sunny Waves, Limited
Located in Barcelona, ES
This is an exclusive limited edition black and white Giclée print, on 100% cotton Hahnemühle Photo Rag Fine Art matte paper. Beautiful black and white high contrast photograph of Ca...
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2010s Abstract Black and White Photography

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Emulsion, Photographic Paper, C Print, Giclée

Lorenzo Agius - Samuel L Jackson, photograph, black & white, actor, 60x48 in
Located in London, GB
Lorenzo Agius (b.1962) Samuel L Jackson 2000 digital C-Type print 60 x 48 in. / 40 x 30 in. / 24 x 20 in. signed and numbered printed later This work is available in the following s...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Digital

Vintage Photo-Portrait Hand Signed by Giuseppe Garibaldi - 1870s
Located in Roma, IT
Signed Portrait of Giuseppe Garibaldi is an albumen print realized by Lugi Montabone, Florence 1870 circa. The portrait is signed with a dedication handwritten by Garibaldi on the l...
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1870s Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper

Fifth Avenue, New York, New York, New York, USA
Located in Dallas, TX
Edition of 45 Signed, titled, dated, print date, numbered and artist stamp by Michael Kenna Sepia toned gelatin silver print Michael Kenna's black and white photographs are powerful...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Douglas Kirkland 'Sidney Poitier''
Located in New York, NY
Douglas Kirkland Sidney Poitier 1994 Archival pigment print Numbered and Signed by Douglas Kirkland Edition of 24 French actress Brigitte Bardot photographed on set of the comedy-ad...
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1990s Modern Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Horses
Located in Mount Pleasant, SC
Horses in Mongolia by Anne Menke. Signed by photographer Limited Edition photograph
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20th Century Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Bergstrom
Located in Saint Ouen, FR
Very nice photo-lithography of Helmut Newton Annotations on the back Dimensions: 41 x 28 cm Signed by the artist in pencil Perfect condition - neat shipment
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1970s Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper

Outkast, Grills, 1994
Located in New York, NY
Timothy White Fine Art Photography Print Limited Edition of 25 Signed by the photographer
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20th Century Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Ship at the Dock - 1960's San Francisco Maritime Black & White Photograph
By Gene Wright
Located in Soquel, CA
A beautiful black and white photograph of the ship "Balclutha" in dock, with Coit Tower in the background by famed San Francisco photographer Gene Wright (American, 20th Century). Im...
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1960s Realist Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper

Intimate Portrait of Iconic Wild Horses on Sable Island, Equestrian, Horizontal
Located in US
"Trinity" Everything about Sable Island - it's wild landscape and its wild horses - come together in this iconic photograph. Representative of the unparalleled, untamed essence o...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Photography Print - Gillie and Marc - Art - Limited Edition - Coffee lover
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
Title: Coffee was the apple of her eye Limited Edition Photographic Print Photography isn’t just about snapping smiles. It can capture a unique, one-off moment or explore someone’s ...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Cotton, Rag Paper, Giclée

ANDY WARHOL
Located in Aventura, FL
Hand signed front lower margin by Andy Warhol. hand signed by Paul Weiss on print verso. Sheet size 15.75 x 19 inches. Frame size approx 28 x 31 inches. Artwork is in excellent cond...
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1970s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Paper, Silver Gelatin

Shop Black and White Photography

There’s a lot to love about black and white photography.

The unique and timeless quality of a black and white photograph accentuates any room. Some might argue that we’re naturally drawn to color photography because it’s the world we know best. This is a shared belief, particularly in the era of camera-phone photography, editing apps and the frenetic immediacy of sharing photos on social media. But when we look at black and white photography, we experience deep, rich shadows and tonal properties in a way that transfixes us. Composition and textures are crisp and engaging. We’re immediately drawn to the subjects of vintage street photography and continue to feel the emotional impact of decades-old photojournalism. The silhouettes of mountains in black and white landscape photography are particularly pronounced, while portrait photography and the skylines of urban cityscapes come to life in monochrome prints.

When decorating with fine photography, keep in mind that some color photographs may not be suitable for every space. However, you can be more daring with black and white photos. The gray tones are classic, sophisticated and generally introduce elegance to any corner of your home, which renders black and white prints amazingly versatile.

Black and white photography adapts to its surroundings like a chameleon might. A single large-scale black and white photograph above the sofa in your living room is going to work with any furniture style, and as some homeowners and designers today are working to introduce more muted tones and neutral palettes to dining rooms and bedrooms, the integration of black and white photography — a hallmark of minimalist decor — is a particularly natural choice for such a setting.

Another advantage to bringing black and white photography into your home is that you can style walls and add depth and character without worrying about disrupting an existing color scheme. Black and white photographs actually harmonize well with accent colors such as yellow, red and green. Your provocative Memphis Group lighting and bold Pierre Paulin seating will pair nicely with the black and white fine nude photography you’ve curated over the years.

Black and white photography also complements a variety of other art. Black and white photos pair well with drawings and etchings in monochromatic hues. They can also form part of specific color schemes. For example, you can place black and white prints in colored picture frames for a pop of color. And while there are no hard and fast rules, it’s best to keep black and white prints separate from color photographs. Color prints stand out in a room more than black and white prints do. Pairing them may detract attention from your black and white photography. Instead, dedicate separate walls or spaces to each.

Once you’ve selected the photography that best fits your space, you’ll need to decide how to hang the images. If you want to hang multiple photos, it’s essential to know how to arrange wall art. A proper arrangement can significantly enhance a living space.

On 1stDibs, explore a vast collection of compelling black and white photography by artists such as Mark Shaw, Jack Mitchell (a photographer you should know), Berenice Abbott and David Yarrow.

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David Yarrow Tells Us the Tales behind His Wild, Wild Photography

David Yarrow Tells Us the Tales behind His Wild, Wild Photography

To capture many of the cinematic images in his new show, the famed photographer traveled to the still-rugged parts of Alaska and the Rocky Mountains, shooting supermodels and carnivores alike.

Lori Grinker’s Artful Photographs of a Young Mike Tyson Are a Knockout!

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John Dolan’s Photographs Capture the Art and Soul of a Wedding Day

John Dolan’s Photographs Capture the Art and Soul of a Wedding Day

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Sebastião Salgado Takes Us on a Close-Up Journey to Amazônia

Sebastião Salgado Takes Us on a Close-Up Journey to Amazônia

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Jonathan Becker Reflects on His Decades of Photographing A-Listers for ‘Vanity Fair’

Jonathan Becker Reflects on His Decades of Photographing A-Listers for ‘Vanity Fair’

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Savor Ansel Adams’s Landscapes and Those of His Ambitious Successors

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