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Cuillin Hills: Large Rustic Sepia Landscape Photograph of Mountains in Scotland
By David Seiler
Located in Hudson, NY
archival pigment print on archival paper with mixed media (acrylic, pencil, ink, tar, shellac, lacquer) artwork measures 42 x 68 inches Framed in custom brown wood frame, 45 x 71 x 1...
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2010s Contemporary Landscape Photography

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Lacquer, Charcoal, Ink, Archival Ink, Mixed Media, Tar, Acrylic, Archiva...

The Storr: Large Rustic Sepia Landscape Photograph of Mountains in Scotland
By David Seiler
Located in Hudson, NY
archival pigment print on archival paper with mixed media (acrylic, pencil, ink, tar, shellac, lacquer) artwork measures 42 x 68 inches Framed in custom brown wood frame, 45 x 71 x 1...
Category

2010s Contemporary Landscape Photography

Materials

Lacquer, Charcoal, Ink, Archival Ink, Mixed Media, Tar, Acrylic, Archiva...

Elephant - Large photograph by Arno Elias BWE02
By Arno Elias
Located in Miami, FL
Wildlife, edition of 9. Signed on the back. Black frame included. Video/photos upon request. About the artist: Born in Paris, Arno Elias is a French American artist, Photographer, ...
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2010s Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper

Stratosphere IV (framed) - large photograph of abstract liquid water cloudscape
By Christian Stoll
Located in San Francisco, CA
large scale photography of mesmerizing color compositions of liquid cloudscape painting in water, hypnotizing abstract liquidscapes from the body of works titled 'Stratosphere' STRA...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Abstract Prints

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Plexiglass, Photographic Paper, Archival Pigment

Hemisphere I (framed) - large photograph of abstract liquid cloudscapes in water
By Christian Stoll
Located in San Francisco, CA
large scale photography of mesmerizing color compositions of liquid cloudscape painting in water, hypnotizing abstract liquidscapes from the body of works titled 'Hemisphere' Hemisp...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Abstract Prints

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Plexiglass, Archival Paper, Photographic Paper

Casa Malaparte - large photograph of iconic Mediterranean villa on Capri island
By Frank Schott
Located in San Francisco, CA
large scale photograph of iconic Italian architecture by architect Adalberto Libera on the Mediterranean island of Capri, Italy, built for writer Curzio Malaparte and famous film loc...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Color Photography

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Archival Paper, Photographic Paper, Archival Pigment

Cowboy TV - framed large photograph of iconic Western scene American landscape
By Frank Schott
Located in San Francisco, CA
Cowboy TV by Frank Schott ( framed ) 58 x 77.25 inches / 147 x 196cm signed edition of 7 "Modern Gallery Frameless", a contemporary alternative to classic framing: photo print is mo...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Color Photography

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Archival Ink, Archival Paper, Photographic Paper, Archival Pigment, Plex...

Casa Malaparte - large photograph of iconic Mediterranean villa on Capri Island
By Frank Schott
Located in San Francisco, CA
large scale photograph of iconic Italian architecture by architect Adalberto Libera for writer Curzio Malaparte on the Mediterranean island of Capri, Italy, famous film location of J...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Color Photography

Materials

Photographic Paper, Archival Pigment, Archival Paper

Space Field, Digital Iris Print Muse X Large Photograph on Heavy Paper
By Victor Raphael
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
These are from the 1990s printed at Muse X and never framed. they are unsigned and unnumbered but from a very small edition. they are quite beautiful. Victor Raphael was born in Los ...
Category

1990s Abstract Expressionist Color Photography

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Archival Pigment, Digital Pigment

Space Field, Digital Iris Print Muse X Large Photograph on Heavy Paper
By Victor Raphael
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
These are from the 1990s printed at Muse X and never framed. they are unsigned and unnumbered but from a very small edition. they are quite beautiful. Victor Raphael was born in Los ...
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1990s Abstract Expressionist Color Photography

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Archival Pigment, Digital Pigment

Space Field, Digital Iris Print Muse X Large Photograph on Heavy Paper
By Victor Raphael
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
These are from the 1990s printed at Muse X and never framed. they are unsigned and unnumbered but from a very small edition. they are quite beautiful. Victor Raphael was born in Los ...
Category

1990s Abstract Expressionist Color Photography

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Archival Pigment, Digital Pigment

Space Field, Digital Iris Print Muse X Large Photograph on Heavy Paper
By Victor Raphael
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
These are from the 1990s printed at Muse X and never framed. they are unsigned and unnumbered but from a very small edition. they are quite beautiful. Victor Raphael was born in Los ...
Category

1990s Abstract Expressionist Color Photography

Materials

Archival Pigment, Digital Pigment

Space Field, Digital Iris Print Muse X Large Photograph on Heavy Paper
By Victor Raphael
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
These are from the 1990s printed at Muse X and never framed. they are unsigned and unnumbered but from a very small edition. they are quite beautiful. Victor Raphael was born in Los ...
Category

1990s Abstract Expressionist Color Photography

Materials

Archival Pigment, Digital Pigment

Metallic Reflections, Large 38x54" photograph on rag paper
By D Flowers
Located in Southampton, NY
This large photograph is printed with archival pigmented inks on 100% rag paper. The paper size measures 34 x 50", framed size is 38 x 54". The art is signed on the lower right and...
Category

2010s Contemporary Nude Photography

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Archival Ink, Rag Paper

"Lone Swimmer", Large Aerial Photograph, 2015
By Jill Peters
Located in Miami Beach, FL
Lone Swimmer by Jill Peters 40" x 60" Edition 2 of 10 2015 Archival Pigment Print Print Unframed All sizes signed, titled, dated, and numbered on artist label verso. Additional size...
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2010s Minimalist Landscape Photography

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Photographic Paper, Color, Archival Pigment

"Beach II", Large Aerial Photograph, 2015
By Jill Peters
Located in Miami Beach, FL
Beach 2 by Jill Peters 40" x 60" 2015 Edition of 10 Archival Pigment Print Print Unframed All sizes signed, titled, dated, and numbered on artist label verso. Additional sizes are a...
Category

2010s Abstract Landscape Photography

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Photographic Paper, Color, Archival Pigment

"Pelican Isle", Large Aerial Photograph, 2015
By Jill Peters
Located in Miami Beach, FL
Pelican Isle (Aerial Photography) 40" x 60" Edition of 10 2015 Archival Pigment Print Print Unframed All sizes signed, titled, dated, and numbered on artist label verso. Additional ...
Category

2010s Contemporary Landscape Photography

Materials

Photographic Paper, Color, Archival Pigment

"Scaffolding", Large Framed Architecture Photograph, 2014
By Jill Peters
Located in Miami Beach, FL
Scaffolding by Jill Peters Cotton rag photographic paper 40 in. H x 60 in. W 2014 Edition 3 of 10 Framed Print All sizes signed, titled, dated, and numbered on artist label verso. A...
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2010s Contemporary Landscape Photography

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Archival Pigment, Cotton, Rag Paper

"RED! #12", Large Color Photograph 2016
By David Jay
Located in Miami Beach, FL
RED! #12 by David Jay Image size: 96 in. H x 64 in. W Archival Pigment Print Edition of 3 + 2AP 2016 Although a great deal of David jay body of work focuses on often hidden aspects ...
Category

2010s Contemporary Color Photography

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Plexiglass, Color, Archival Pigment

"Marine Stadium", Extra Large Landmark Photograph, 2015
By Jill Peters
Located in Miami Beach, FL
Marine Stadium by Jill Peters 48" x 68" 2015 Edition of 2 Archival Pigment Print Print Unframed All sizes signed, titled, dated, and numbered on artist label verso. Additional sizes...
Category

2010s Abstract Landscape Photography

Materials

Photographic Paper, Color, Archival Pigment

'James Bond' Castelloland, Large Contemporary Color Photograph
By Paloma Castello
Located in Miami Beach, FL
'James Bond' Castelloland by Paloma Castello 47.2" x 33" inches Edition 1/3 + 1AP Digital photographs on glossy pearlescent paper 2015 ________________________ Paloma Castello born ...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

Materials

Color, Archival Pigment

Pelican Isle, 2015, Extra Large Aerial Photograph
By Jill Peters
Located in Miami Beach, FL
Pelican Isle (Aerial Photography) Measures: 48 in. H x 68 in. W 2015 Archival Pigment Print Edition of 2 Print Unframed All sizes signed, titled, dated, and numbered on artist label...
Category

2010s Other Art Style Photography

Materials

Color, Archival Pigment

St. Jude, Large Scale Chicago Color Photograph
By Jay Wolke
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Jay Wolke lives and works in Chicago, Illinois. He has had solo exhibitions at the Art Institute of Chicago, the St. Louis Art Museum, Harvard University and the California Museum of...
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1980s Color Photography

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C Print

Vintage Large Scale C Print Untitled Abstract Photograph
By Ken Matsubara
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
The size is as indicated here. the size on sticker is off. 1948 Born in Toyama Prefecture 1973 Dokuritsu Bijyutsu exhibition, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum Record of Awards 1977 Da...
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1980s Conceptual Color Photography

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C Print

Living Under, Large Scale Chicago Color Photograph
By Jay Wolke
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Jay Wolke lives and works in Chicago, Illinois. He has had solo exhibitions at the Art Institute of Chicago, the St. Louis Art Museum, Harvard University and the California Museum of...
Category

20th Century Color Photography

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C Print

Carl Lewis, Large Scale Chicago Color Photograph
By Jay Wolke
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Jay Wolke lives and works in Chicago, Illinois. He has had solo exhibitions at the Art Institute of Chicago, the St. Louis Art Museum, Harvard University and the California Museum of...
Category

Early 2000s Color Photography

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C Print

Large Mounted Abstract Color Photograph Sculpture Detail
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
from a Miami art collective. this piece was an experimental collaboration.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Modern Color Photography

Materials

Board, Photographic Paper

Kaddish Stones, Large Scale Contemporary Judaica Photograph
By Ken Goldman
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Contemporary Jewish artist Ken Goldman, born: 1960, Memphis Tenn. Education: Pratt Institute, Masters of industrial Design, 1985 Brooklyn College, B.A Fine Arts, 1981 Made Aliyah: 19...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Photography

Materials

Digital

Topiary I - large format photograph of ornamental shaped tree
By Frank Schott
Located in San Francisco, CA
from a series of photographic observances capturing the antics of urban gardening and striking art of topiaries' green minimalism Topiary I by Frank Schott 48 x 48 inches (122 x...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Color Photography

Materials

Archival Paper, Photographic Paper, Archival Pigment

Dealer - large format art photograph of contemporary Americana
By Frank Schott
Located in San Francisco, CA
large scale art photography of an iconic glamorous American vignette Dealer by Frank Schott 48 x 72 inches / 122cm x 183cm edition of 7 signed 27 x 40 inches / 67cm x 102cm editio...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Color Photography

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Archival Paper, Photographic Paper, Archival Pigment

Turbine - large scale photograph of iconic aerospace location
By Christian Stoll
Located in San Francisco, CA
Turbine by Christian Stoll 34 x 40 inches (86 x 102cm) edition of 25 signed 48 x 57 inches (122 x 145cm) edition of 7 signed archival fine art pigment print signed + numbered...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Color Photography

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Archival Paper, Photographic Paper, Archival Pigment

Dealer - large format art photograph of contemporary Americana
By Frank Schott
Located in San Francisco, CA
Dealer by Frank Schott 27 x 40 inches / 67cm x 102cm edition of 25 signed 48 x 72 inches / 122cm x 183cm edition of 7 signed archival fine art pigment print signed & numbered by a...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Color Photography

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Archival Paper, Photographic Paper, Archival Pigment

Field of Large Steel Plates and Large Loader (Aerial Industrial Photograph)
By John Griebsch
Located in Hudson, NY
Archival digital print, Edition of 25 (#259) Image size 19.3 x 29 inches with 2 inch border $2000 Image size 26 x 39 inches with 2 inch border $3200 Image size 32 x 48 inches with...
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2010s Contemporary Color Photography

Materials

Archival Paper, Digital Pigment, Archival Ink

"Drydock" Large Scale Contemporary Color Photograph 40"x60"
By Stephen Mallon
Located in New York, NY
This limited edition large scale color photograph is 40"x60" edition of 5 by New York artist, Stephen Mallon . This contemporary photograph beautifully captures a grand perspective ...
Category

2010s Contemporary Color Photography

Materials

C Print, Photographic Paper

Miami Stripes 2, Large Color Abstract Architectural Photograph, 2016
By Luca Artioli
Located in Miami Beach, FL
Miami Stripes 2, 2016 45" x 70" Archival Pigment Print Edition: 5 + 1AP 2016 __________________ Luca Artioli, an artist, poet, and photographer recognized in Europe and around the wo...
Category

2010s Contemporary Color Photography

Materials

Color, Archival Pigment

Zeppelin - large format photograph of iconic white airship
By Christian Stoll
Located in San Francisco, CA
large format photograph of iconic blimp shaped zeppelin airship Zeppelin by Christian Stoll 28 x 40 inches (71 x 102cm) edition of 25 signed 48 x 69 inches (122 x 175cm) edition o...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Color Photography

Materials

Archival Ink, Archival Paper, Photographic Paper, Archival Pigment

"Cattle Trough" Large Scale Contemporary Minimalist Landscape Photograph
By Zoe Wetherall
Located in New York, NY
This minimalist landscape photograph is meticulously composed with a central form of a black circle, surrounded by white and a halo of verdant green. Light lines seem as if they are ...
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Photography

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Archival Pigment

"Animals Feeding" Large Scale Contemporary Minimalist Landscape Photograph
By Zoe Wetherall
Located in New York, NY
40"x60" limited edition photograph, signed by the artist. (unframed) Please inquire about framing options. This aerial photograph appears as a modernist abstract painting, yet is a ...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Photography

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Archival Pigment

"Track Lines" Large Scale Contemporary Minimalist Landscape Photograph
By Zoe Wetherall
Located in New York, NY
Horizontal stripes of white and brick red are masterfully composed to capture an elemental pattern within a track field. The textured green and beige ground activate the overall fie...
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2010s Abstract Abstract Photography

Materials

Archival Pigment

Dirty Jew, Large Scale Provocative Contemporary Judaica Photograph
By Ken Goldman
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Contemporary Jewish artist Ken Goldman, born: 1960, Memphis Tenn. Education: Pratt Institute, Masters of industrial Design, 1985 Brooklyn College, B.A Fine Arts, 1981 Made Aliyah: 19...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Photography

Materials

Digital

Miami Stripes 3 Diptych, Large Abstract Architectural Photographs, 2016
By Luca Artioli
Located in Miami Beach, FL
Miami Stripes 03 and B&W 45" x 140" Archival Pigment Print Edition: 4 + 1AP 2016 __________________ Luca Artioli, an artist, poet, and photographer recognized in Europe and around th...
Category

2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

Materials

Photographic Paper, Color, Archival Pigment

Sukkah Chicago Loop Synagogue, Large Scale Color Photograph
By Jay Wolke
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Jay Wolke lives and works in Chicago, Illinois. He has had solo exhibitions at the Art Institute of Chicago, the St. Louis Art Museum, Harvard University and the California Museum of...
Category

1980s Color Photography

Materials

C Print

Rebecca, Tiffany Vase, Large Scale Sheila Metzner Photograph
By Sheila Metzner
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Sheila Metzner’s unique photographic style has positioned her as a contemporary master in the worlds of fine art, fashion, portraiture, still life and landscape photography. Looking ...
Category

1980s Modern Portrait Photography

Materials

Photographic Paper, C Print

Seascapes photography - Ocean, Nature study I - large framed photograph
By MAE Curates
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is a beautiful landscape photography by a rising Chinese photographer. The work centers on the inter-relation in vast expanse of sky, and ocean. The sky speaks to the vastness o...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Landscape Photography

Materials

C Print, Wood

Jews with Horns, Large Scale Provocative Judaica Photograph
By Ken Goldman
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Contemporary Jewish artist Ken Goldman, born: 1960, Memphis Tenn. Education: Pratt Institute, Masters of industrial Design, 1985 Brooklyn College, B.A Fine Arts, 1981 Made Aliyah: 19...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Photography

Materials

Digital

"Chevrutah", Study Partners, Large Scale Contemporary Judaica Photograph
By Ken Goldman
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Contemporary Jewish artist Ken Goldman, born: 1960, Memphis Tenn. Education: Pratt Institute, Masters of industrial Design, 1985 Brooklyn College, B.A Fine Arts, 1981 Made Aliyah: 19...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Photography

Materials

Digital

St. Martin's Church, Large Scale Chicago Color Photograph
By Jay Wolke
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Jay Wolke lives and works in Chicago, Illinois. He has had solo exhibitions at the Art Institute of Chicago, the St. Louis Art Museum, Harvard University and the California Museum of...
Category

1980s Color Photography

Materials

C Print

View Fr. Living, Large Scale Chicago Color Photograph
By Jay Wolke
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Jay Wolke lives and works in Chicago, Illinois. He has had solo exhibitions at the Art Institute of Chicago, the St. Louis Art Museum, Harvard University and the California Museum of...
Category

1980s Color Photography

Materials

C Print

WOMEN OF THE IDF Large color Photograph LITAL
By Ashkan Sahihi
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
"Women of the IDF" Large Exhibition color Photograph 30 x 40 inches, mounted on masonite and laminated. Edition of 4 + 2 artists proof. minor dings and bumps to edges Born in Teh...
Category

Early 2000s Portrait Photography

Large Mounted Vintage Silver Gelatin Israeli Kibbutz Photograph
By Peter Merom
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
A little boy who just received a penicillin shot. signed on back with studio stamp. along with an old description label. this is mounted to wood and not framed or behind glass. it ha...
Category

20th Century Black and White Photography

Materials

Plywood, Silver Gelatin

Large Vintage Color Photograph C-Print Clothing Composition Signed
By Harry Bowers
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
HARRY BOWERS T E N P H O T O G R A P H S I DON'T LOOK FOR PHOTOGRAPHS I INVENT THEM I recall my first meeting with Harry Bowers in California a few years ago. As he produc...
Category

1980s American Modern Photography

Materials

Photographic Paper, C Print

Cloud Forest I - large format photograph of fantastical tropical rainforest
By Erik Pawassar
Located in San Francisco, CA
large scale photograph of lush tropical rainforest botanical tableau, from a series of highly detailed large format nature observations, an homage to the fantastical jungle paintings...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Color Photography

Materials

Archival Pigment, Archival Paper, Photographic Paper

Stratosphere I - large format photograph of abstract liquid water cloudscapes
By Christian Stoll
Located in San Francisco, CA
large scale photography of mesmerizing color compositions of liquid cloudscape painting in water, hypnotizing abstract liquidscapes from the body of works titled 'Stratosphere' STRA...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Color Photography

Materials

Archival Paper, Photographic Paper, Archival Pigment

Cloud Study I - large format photograph of dramatic cloudscape sky
By Frank Schott
Located in San Francisco, CA
an homage to Caspar David Friedrich, towering thunder clouds over the Mediterranean Sea, captured with a large format camera to allow epic scale photography print sizes, from a serie...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Abstract Photography

Materials

Photographic Paper, Archival Pigment, Archival Paper

Seascape IX - large format photograph of blue water surface
By Frank Schott
Located in San Francisco, CA
large format photograph of mesmerizing water and cloudscape SEASCAPE IX by Frank Schott 48 x 48 inches ( 122 x 122cm ) edition of 7 signed 58 x 58 inches ( 147 x 147cm ) edition o...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Black and White Photography

Materials

Archival Paper, Photographic Paper, Archival Pigment

Large Silver Gelatin Russian Photograph Potsdam Conference Winston Churchill
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Potsdam conference meeting depicting Josef Stalin, Winston Churchill and Harry Truman (not visible) at the conference table, gelatin silver print, date of printing unknown, 16-1/2" ...
Category

20th Century Realist Black and White Photography

Materials

Silver Gelatin

Architectonic 3 - Signed limited edition pigment print, Large format photograph
By Michael Banks
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Architectonic 3 Large scale photograph by Michael Banks - Archival Pigment print on fiber based paper ( Hahnemühle Photo RAG Baryta 315 gsm ) Limited Editions of 5 , signed + numbe...
Category

Early 2000s Abstract Abstract Photography

Materials

Archival Paper, Photographic Paper, Black and White, Pigment, Archival P...

Persephone VI - large format photograph of a timeless environmental still
By Erik Pawassar
Located in San Francisco, CA
large scale original photograph from the body of works 'Persephone', a series of environmental still-life photographs of timeless palimpsest impressions Persephone VI by Erik Pawass...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Color Photography

Materials

Photographic Paper, Archival Pigment, Archival Ink

Architectonic 1 - Signed limited edition pigment print, Large format photograph
By Michael Banks
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Architectonic 1 - Limited edition pigment print - Limited Editions of 5 Signed + numbered by artist, with certificate of authenticity This is an Archival Pigment print on fiber ...
Category

Early 2000s Abstract Abstract Photography

Materials

Digital Pigment, Photographic Paper, Archival Paper, Black and White, Pi...

Ice - Color photography, Limited edition print , Large scale photograph
By Sam Thomas
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Ice - Limited edition pigment print - Limited Editions of 5 This is an Archival Pigment print on fiber based paper ( Hahnemühle Photo Rag® Baryta 315 gsm , Acid-free and lignin-f...
Category

Early 2000s Contemporary Color Photography

Materials

Archival Paper, Color, Pigment, Archival Pigment, Digital Pigment, Photo...

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The average selling price for a large photograph we offer is $3,557, while they’re typically $42 on the low end and $78,000 for the highest priced.

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Find a broad range of fine photography on 1stDibs today.

The first permanent image created by a camera — which materialized during the 1820s — is attributed to Joseph Nicéphore Niépce. The French inventor was on to something for sure. Kodak introduced roll film in the 1880s, allowing photography to become more democratic, although cameras wouldn’t be universally accessible until several decades later. 

Digital photographic techniques, software, smartphone cameras and social-networking platforms such as Instagram have made it even easier in the modern era for budding photographers to capture the world around them as well as disseminate their images far and wide. 

What might leading figures of visual art such as Andy Warhol have done with these tools at their disposal?

Today, when we aren’t looking at the digital photos that inundate us on our phones, we look to the past to celebrate the photographers who have broken rules as well as records — provocative and prolific artists like Horst P. Horst, Lillian Bassman and Helmut Newton, who altered the face of fashion and portrait photography; visionary documentary photographers such as Gordon Parks, whose best-known work was guided by social justice; and pioneers of street photography such as Henri Cartier-Bresson, who shot for revolutionary travel magazines like Holiday with the likes of globetrotting society lensman Slim Aarons.

Find photographers you may not know in Introspective and The Study — where you’ll read about Berenice Abbott, who positioned herself atop skyscrapers for the perfect shot, or “conceptual artist-adventurer” Charles Lindsay, whose work combines scientific rigor with artistic expression, or Massimo Listri, known for his epic interiors of opulent Old World libraries.

Throughout the past two centuries, photographers have used their medium to create expressive work that has resonated for generations. Shop a voluminous collection of this powerful fine photography on 1stDibs. Search by photographer to find the perfect piece for your living room wall, or spend some time with the work organized under various categories, such as landscape photography, nude photography and more. 

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