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182.05.14, Porcelain series by Klaus Kampert - Black and White nude photography
Located in Paris, FR
182.05.14 is a limited-edition black & white photograph by contemporary artist Klaus Kampert from the series entitled Porcelain. In this series, the artist pursues his research on th...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Untitled (Nr. 0894) Photography 18" x 24" Edition of 24 by Ben Cope & Rowan Daly
Located in Culver City, CA
Untitled (Nr. 0894) Photography 18" x 24" Edition of 24 by Ben Cope & Rowan Daly Unframed - ships rolled in a tube Ben Cope + Rowan Daly Off the Grid Off the Grid is the culmina...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Beautiful body and Lines Black and White Photography Nude Franck Pol Bedroom
Located in Paris, Paris
Franck Pol shooting in Java 1989 Baryta paper signed and numbered edition of 30
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20th Century Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper, Black and White

"Geometry 1" Photography 24" x 24" inch Edition of 15 by Olha Stepanian
Located in Culver City, CA
"Geometry 1" Photography 24" x 24" inch Edition of 15 by Olha Stepanian Printed on Epson Professional Paper Signed and numbered by the artist Not framed. Ships in a tube. Olha ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Surrealist Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper

156.03.11, Torsi series by Klaus Kampert - Black and White nude photography
Located in Paris, FR
156.03.11 is a limited-edition black & white photograph by contemporary artist Klaus Kampert from the series entitled Torsi. In this series the model is stripped of identity. The pos...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Paul Newman/Sebring 12-Hour Race, Florida
Located in Dallas, TX
Edition of 25 Signed, titled, dated, print date, and numbered by Al Satterwhite Paper size: 36 x 24 in.
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20th Century Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

161.04.11, On body Forms series - Female Nude Photography
Located in Paris, FR
161.04.11 is a work by contemporary photographer Klaus Kampert, from the 'On Body Forms' series. The work of Klaus Kampert is focused on nude photography, trying to capture an emotio...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

161.11.11, On body Forms series
Located in Paris, FR
161.11.11 is a work by contemporary photographer Klaus Kampert, from the 'On Body Forms' series. The work of Klaus Kampert is focused on nude photography, trying to capture an emotio...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

160.02.11, Hommage à Modigliani series
Located in Paris, FR
160.02.11 is a limited-edition black & white photograph by contemporary artist Klaus Kampert from the series entitled Tribute to Modigliani. In this series, Klaus Kampert pays tribut...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

110.03.98, More Typographic Creations series (Male Dancer Photograph)
Located in Paris, FR
This photograph by contemporary artist Klaus Kampert belongs to the series More Typographic Creations. Klaus Kampert focuses primarily on the body and movement. He works almost exclu...
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1990s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

168.01.12, Wrapped series
Located in Paris, FR
168.01.12 is a limited-edition black & white photograph by contemporary artist Klaus Kampert from the series entitled Wrapped. In this series, Klaus Kampert uses fabric to partially ...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Bea with a whip at The Other Side
Located in New York, NY
Nan Goldin Bea with a whip at The Other Side 1973 Gelatin silver print 14 x 11 inches; 36 x 28 cm Edition of 100 Signed, titled, dated, and numbered in graphite (lower right verso) ...
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1970s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

161.07.11 (On body Forms) by K. Kampert - Female Nude Photography, black & white
Located in Paris, FR
161.07.11 is a work by contemporary photographer Klaus Kampert, from the 'On Body Forms' series. The work of Klaus Kampert is focused on nude photography, trying to capture an emotio...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

156.13.11, Torsi series by Klaus Kampert - Black and White nude photography
Located in Paris, FR
156.13.11 is a limited-edition black & white photograph by contemporary artist Klaus Kampert from the series entitled Torsi. In this series the model is stripped of identity. The pos...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Boys with Boom Box, 14th Street
Located in Dallas, TX
Estate Print Edition of 25 Signed by Morris Engel Estate, titled, dated. Gelatin silver print, 16 x 20 in. Available sizes, limited to a single edition of 25: 11 x 14 in., $1700 16...
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20th Century Modern Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Co-signed Elton John by Ed Caraeff
Located in Austin, US
Elton John by photographer Ed Caraeff, taken on-stage at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in California, November 15, 1970. This special edition. print is co-signed by Elton John a...
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Late 20th Century Photorealist Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

110.01.98, More Typographic Creations series (Male Dancer Photograph)
Located in Paris, FR
This photograph by contemporary artist Klaus Kampert belongs to the series More Typographic Creations. Klaus Kampert focuses primarily on the body and movement. He works almost excl...
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1990s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Reg Lancaster 'Birkin and Gainsbourg' Limited Edition Photographic Print, 20x16
Located in San Rafael, CA
By photographer Reg Lancaster, English actress Jane Birkin and French singer-songwriter Serge Gainsbourg, at home in Paris, 1969. As an authorized Getty Images Gallery partner, we ...
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1960s Modern Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

161.02.11 by Klaus Kampert (On body Forms series) - Fine Art nude photography
Located in Paris, FR
161.02.11 is a work by contemporary photographer Klaus Kampert, from the 'On Body Forms' series. Available dimensions and editions: * 55 x 40 cm : edition of 15 copies * 100 x 73 cm ...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

156.01.11, Torsi series by Klaus Kampert - Black and White nude photography
Located in Paris, FR
156.01.11 is a limited-edition black & white photograph by contemporary artist Klaus Kampert from the series entitled Torsi. In this series the model is stripped of identity. The pos...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

154.08.11, Dancing the Cubes series (black and White nude photography)
Located in Paris, FR
154.03.11 is a limited-edition black & white photograph by contemporary artist Klaus Kampert from the series entitled Dancing the Cubes. 55 x 40 cm: edition of 15 copies + 3 artist’s...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

127.04.04 by Klaus Kampert - Male Nude Dancer Photograph
Located in Paris, FR
German artist Klaus Kampert focuses primarily on the body and movement. This series was produced for the Deutshe Oper Am Rhein, Dusseldorf and Duisbourg's common opera. The photogra...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Reg Lancaster 'Francoise Hardy' Limited Edition Photographic Print, 20x30
Located in San Rafael, CA
1969: French singer, Francoise Hardy sitting on a motorbike. (Photo by Reg Lancaster/Express/Getty Images) As an authorized Getty Images Gallery partner, we offer premium quality pr...
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1950s Modern Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

Aida in Algarve Original photography Edition 1/7 by Lukas Dvorak
Located in Culver City, CA
"Aida in Algarve" Original photography Edition 1/7 by Lukas Dvorak 32" x 24" inch Pigment print on Epson Fine ART paper 2012 Shot in Portugal Unframed Ships rolled in a tube A...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Pigment, Archival Paper

2632 - Double Splash - 1/8 - Diasec - mounted on plexiglass - can be vertical
Located in Bridgehampton, NY
Water photography - abstract feel - close up of rough seas. B/W. Can be vertical. About the Artist: Known for his large format prints of equestrian portraits and stunning seasc...
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2010s Abstract Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

182.02.14, Porcelain series by Klaus Kampert - Black and White nude photography
Located in Paris, FR
182.02.14 is a limited-edition black & white photograph by contemporary artist Klaus Kampert from the series entitled Porcelain. In this series, the artist pursues his research on th...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

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

Wishing
Located in Morongo Valley, CA
Wishing - 2020, Edition of 7 plus 2 Artist Proof Archival Print, based on a Polaroid. Signed on the back and with certificate. Artist inventory PL2020-892. Not mounted. Kirste...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Black and White, C Print, Color, Polaroid, Archival Paper

The Band "Big Pink"
Located in Mount Pleasant, SC
The Band "Big Pink" album cover is one of the most iconic Albums of all time. This archival pigment photograph looks like it was taken during the Civil War. Taken in 1968 in Woods...
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20th Century Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper

"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

Chasing the Light 48x120 Photography of Wild Horses Mustangs Photograph
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is a contemporary black and white photograph of Northern California Wild Mustangs. "They represent the ultimate expression of American freedom" 48x120 Edition on 5 Signed by Sh...
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21st Century and Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Radiohead, NYC 2001
Located in New York, NY
Limited Edition Signed by Danny Clinch Next available edition printed upon purchase. Please allow 3 weeks for production.
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Mid-20th Century Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

168.02.12, Wrapped series by Klaus Kampert - black and White nude photography
Located in Paris, FR
168.07.12 is a limited-edition black & white photograph by contemporary artist Klaus Kampert from the series entitled Wrapped. In this series, Klaus Kampert uses fabric to partially ...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Jimi Hendrix by Baron Wolman rare signed platinum print
Located in Austin, US
JIMI HENDRIX ON STAGE AT THE WINTERLAND BALLROOM IN SAN FRANCISCO, FEBRUARY 1968. One copy available Signed limited edition #7/150 Rare signed platinum print with deckled bottom edge
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1960s Photorealist Black and White Photography

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Platinum

168.07.12, Wrapped series by Klaus Kampert - black and White nude photography
Located in Paris, FR
168.07.12 is a limited-edition black & white photograph by contemporary artist Klaus Kampert from the series entitled Wrapped. In this series, Klaus Kampert uses fabric to partially ...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Debbie Harry Blondie 1977 portrait
Located in Austin, US
Signed limited edition print of Debbie Harry of Blondie by Michael Brennan, taken at the studio on East 45th in Manhattan, New York, USA, February 5, 1977. This print is available i...
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Late 20th Century Photorealist Black and White Photography

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C Print

"Fishermans Dance" Original photography Edition 2/7 by Lukas Dvorak
Located in Culver City, CA
"Fishermans Dance" Original photography Edition 2/7 by Lukas Dvorak 32" x 24" inch Pigment print on Epson Fine ART paper 2018 Ships rolled in a tube ABOUT THE ARTIST Lukas Dvor...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Paper, Pigment

"Over the Fjords" Original photography Edition 3/7 by Lukas Dvorak
Located in Culver City, CA
"Over the Fjords" Original photography Edition 3/7 by Lukas Dvorak 32" x 24" inch Pigment print on Epson Fine ART paper 2017 Ships rolled in a tube ABOUT THE ARTIST Lukas Dvora...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Paper, Pigment

161.03.11 (On body Forms) by K. Kampert - Female Nude Photography, black & white
Located in Paris, FR
161.03.11 is a work by contemporary photographer Klaus Kampert, from the 'On Body Forms' series. The work of Klaus Kampert is focused on nude photography, trying to capture an emotio...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

161.01.11, On body Forms series - Female Nude Photography
Located in Paris, FR
161.01.11 is a work by contemporary photographer Klaus Kampert, from the 'On Body Forms' series. The work of Klaus Kampert is focused on nude photography, trying to capture an emotio...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Elton John Dodger Stadium
Located in Austin, US
Lifetime prints are the last remaining prints available, signed by Terry O’Neill and obtained from the Terry O’Neill Archive in London. Signed limited edition photographic print by ...
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1970s Photorealist Black and White Photography

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C Print

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

Bill Owens: Suburbia Portfolio (15 photographs)
Located in Dallas, TX
Bill Owens Portfolio A selection of fifteen photographs from the series, Suburbia Edition of 15 Each photograph is signed and numbered in pencil with artist stamp in black ink on pri...
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1970s Modern Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Vestido Elegante, Mexico, 1997 - Flor Garduño (Black and White Photography)
Located in London, GB
Signed Silver gelatin print Available in two sizes: 11 x 14 inches 16 x 20 inches Flor Garduño (born 1957) is one of Mexico’s leading photographers, whose work is inspired by the p...
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1990s Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Aerial of Lower Manhattan
Located in San Francisco, CA
David DeRosa (born 1950) is an American landscape and monument photographer. He is known for “open door” helicopter photo expeditions over New York City. DeRosa's travels around the ...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Black and White Photography

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Inkjet

Ramji Bhagu by John Kenny. Acrylic Face-Mounted C-type Print.
Located in Coltishall, GB
I met this Sadhu with such kind eyes in Kashi (another name for Varanasi) on one of the chaotic ghats. We tried and failed to take the portrait as crowds and sacred cows constantly...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Black and White Photography

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C Print

Quiet Wave- contemporary black & white landscape photography with ocean
Located in Hamburg, DE
"Quiet Wave" is a black and white fine art photograph of Michael Götze. It is an Edition 5 (1/5), Archival Lamda Print behind Acrylic finish. 102 x 202 cm, signed on back, comes with...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Black and White, Lambda

160.06.11, Hommage à Modigliani series
Located in Paris, FR
160.06.11 is a limited-edition black & white photograph by contemporary artist Klaus Kampert from the series entitled Tribute to Modigliani. In this series, Klaus Kampert pays tribut...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Terry O'Neill, Audrey Hepburn, St. Tropez
Located in New York, NY
Audrey Hepburn, St. Tropez, 1967 silver gelatin print 30 x 40 inches Estate stamped and numbered edition of 50 Terry O’Neill’s (British, 1938-2019), London.candid photojournalis...
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1960s Modern Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

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

Mick Jagger, New York City, 1989 – Albert Watson, Art, Black and White, Portrait
Located in Zurich, CH
ALBERT WATSON (*1942, Scotland) Mick Jagger, New York City, 1989 Vintage silver gelatin print Sheet 50,8 x 40,64 cm (20 x 16 in.) Unique Print only Albert Watson was born 1942 in Ed...
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2010s Contemporary 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

Irving Park Tree, Study 2, Portland, Oregon, USA
Located in Dallas, TX
Edition of 45 Signed, titled, negative date, print date and numbered by Michael Kenna Sepia toned gelatin silver print mounted on mat board. Mat board: 20 x 16 in., Image: 8 x 8 in. ...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

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

Morning-Signed limited edition fine art print,Black and white photo, Large scale
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Morning - Signed limited edition archival pigment print, 1987 - Edition of 10 This image was captured on film. The negative was scanned creating a digital file which was then ...
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1980s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Black and White, Archival Pigment, Giclée, Pigment, Photographic Film, P...

Portrait of American WWII Generals - Vintage b/w Photograph - 1940s
Located in Roma, IT
Major General William E. Kepner is an original b/w photograph about Hollywod '40 realized by De Wan Studios. On the back "Major General WilliamE. Kepner, Lt. General Curtis E. Le Ma...
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1940s Modern Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper

168.04.12, Wrapped series by Klaus Kampert - black and White nude photography
Located in Paris, FR
168.04.12 is a limited-edition black & white photograph by contemporary artist Klaus Kampert from the series entitled Wrapped. In this series, Klaus Kampert uses fabric to partially ...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Kara Young, New York City, 1989 – Albert Watson, Celebrity, Fashion, NYC
Located in Zurich, CH
Albert WATSON (*1942, Scotland) Kara Young, New York City, 1989 1989 Archival pigment print Image 142 x 107 cm (55 7/8 x 42 1/8 in.) Edition of 10, plus 2 AP Print only Albert Wat...
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1980s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

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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