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Dog and Shadow, Atina, Italy, black and white photo, contemporary Italian town
Located in Kinderhook, NY
Photographed in Atina, Italy, in the province of Frosinone, Lazio in central Italy, with a medium format Hasselblad camera on black and white film and printed by hand in a traditiona...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

Untitled (Nr. 0131) Photography 36" x 44" Edition 2/12 by Ben Cope & Rowan Daly
Located in Culver City, CA
Untitled (Nr. 0131) Photography 36" x 44" Edition of 12 by Ben Cope & Rowan Daly Unframed Ben Cope + Rowan Daly Off the Grid Off the Grid is the culmination of a six-year photog...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

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

Marilyn Monroe, unique print of 1988 from original negative
Located in Cologne, DE
Ed Feingersh photographed Marilyn Monroe for Redbook magazine in March 1955 for a story which would follow Monroe through her daily routine, the photography to be candid and shot wit...
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1950s Modern Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Set of two signed Terry O'Neill prints of David Bowie
Located in Austin, US
Set of two, signed open edition, 8” x 10” archival prints by Terry O'Neill, featuring Terry O’Neill’s embossed studio stamp One print features Bowie with author, William Burroughs, ...
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Late 20th Century Photorealist Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

'Agave Serenity' Hand Signed Limited Edition
Located in London, GB
'Agave Serenity' Hand Signed Limited Edition Print Stuart Möller Beautiful Archival Pigment Print of an Agave succulent drenched in sunshine. 40 x 30 inches / 101 x 76 cm paper si...
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2010s Modern Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Konbaki by John Kenny. 36 x 24" portrait photo with Acrylic Face-Mount 2008
Located in Coltishall, GB
Konbaki – a portrait from a Fula woman from Niger in Africa. John Kenny’s work is all shot on location in some of the remotest corners of Africa. His images are all taken with natur...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Black and White Photography

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C Print

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

John Lennon & Yoko, NYC, 1973
Located in New York, NY
Open Edition Hand Signed Print by Bob Gruen Other Sizes Available Please allow extra production time.
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Mid-20th Century Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

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

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

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

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

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

"Left in Theatre" Original photography Edition of 7 by Lukas Dvorak
Located in Culver City, CA
"Left in Theatre" Original photography Edition of 7 by Lukas Dvorak 24" x 32" inch Pigment print on Epson Fine ART paper 2010 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

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

Andy Warhol photograph New York, 1978
Located in NEW YORK, NY
Andy Warhol by Fernando Natalici, New York 1978: This rare darkroom Andy Warhol portrait was shot at the Halston Spring Fashion Show, in New York City, 1978 by heralded downtown art ...
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1970s Pop Art Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

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

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

Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, and George Stevens on the Set of Giant 20" x 24"
Located in Austin, TX
This black and white photograph features Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, and George Stevens on the set of Giant. Giant is a 1956 American epic Western drama film, directed by George ...
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1950s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Paper

"Mustang" 50x60 Photography Wild Horse Mustang Unsigned Fine Art Print
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is a contemporary black and white photograph of a Wild Mustang by Shane Russeck. "They represent the ultimate expression of American freedom" 40 x 60 Framing available. Inquire...
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21st Century and Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Audrey Hepburn, Paris, 1965 (Metallic)
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Signed by Douglas Kirkland Hahnemuhle Photo Rag Metallic Limited Edition of 24 Available in other sizes : 13"x19", 20"x24", 30"x40" 40"x60" Custom Framing Available Audrey Hepburn...
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1960s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Film, Archival Paper, Archival Pigment

Marilyn Monroe Smiling with Microphone 16" x 20" Edition of 125
Located in Austin, TX
This black and white portrait features the iconic actress Marilyn Monroe smiling and talking into a microphone. Marilyn Monroe was an American actress, model, and singer. Famous for...
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1950s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Paper

Evening Palms, Summer Showers, Barcelona - black and white photo, palms trees
Located in Kinderhook, NY
Palm trees at night in Barcelona. Photographed on 35mm film, processed using the solarization method, inverting the image. Photographed on 35mm film
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper, Black and White, Archival Pigment

Madina - Photograph by John Kenny, C-type Print with Acrylic Face-Mount
Located in Coltishall, GB
A portrait of Madina, a Gabbra woman from northern Kenya in 2019. John Kenny’s work is all shot on location in some of the remotest corners of Africa. His images are all taken with ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Other Art Style Black and White Photography

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C Print

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

36x24 Jean Michel Basquiat Exhibition Print PHOTOMOSAIC PHOTOGRAPHY Pop Art
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Exhibition Poster from series "The ICONS" The first release in a series mosaic works called "Icons". Destro has created large prints which are made up of many hundreds of smaller ima...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

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

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

Wheels, 3rd Ward, Houston, Texas
Located in Dallas, TX
Open Edition Signed, titled, and dated in pencil on print verso by Earlie Hudnall, Jr. Gelatin silver print Paper size: 14 x 11 in., Image size: 10 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. Earlie Hudnall, ...
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1990s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

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

"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

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

Audrey Hepburn at Apartment Gate, 1953
Located in New York, NY
Audrey Hepburn at Apartment Gate, c5_42 -- Audrey Hepburn waits by the gate of her apartment for the studio car. She was on the set of Sabrina by 6:30am. Image size is 10" x 15" (for...
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1950s Modern Black and White Photography

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Giclée

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

Room 2 - Collector Portfolio # 5 - 12 Fine Art Prints Nude photography
Located in Brussels, BE
His series "Room" or "My carnival" evokes the fantasy of the mistress, fetishist eroticism, 5 to 7, free fantasy. Eric produces erotic art without ever biting into porn-chic always b...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

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

Cuba! 3 framed photographs by James Sparshatt
Located in Coltishall, GB
A set of three framed silver gelatin prints
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Early 2000s Other Art Style Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

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

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

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

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

Brush, 2018; Black and White Photography; Landscape; 24 x 30 Inches
Located in New York, NY
General Information: Edition of 10 Print only. Contact the artist for framing options. Produced on Hahnemühle Fine Art Paper. A Signature Label with edition information is include...
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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

Laugnieths 1, Positive 70 in x 62 in (Black and White)
Located in San Juan, PR
Laugnieths 1, Positive, 2019 Black and white artwork. Size as seen on preview: 70 in x 62 in Available Sizes: (New Piece) 48 in x 43 in, 36 in x 32 in, 36 in x 36 in. This art wor...
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2010s Abstract Black and White Photography

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Black and White, Digital, Photographic Paper

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

Quiet Song
Located in Dallas, TX
Gelatin silver print Signed, titled, and dated in pencil on print verso. Paper size: 20 x 16 in., Image size: 19 x 15 in. Earlie Hudnall, who is one of the most notable African Amer...
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1990s 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

Botanica in Originali, seu Herbarium Vivum - "Nature Printed Plants" -13
Located in Brooklyn, NY
From 1733 Kniphof published the first version of his botanical work Botanica in Originali in Erfurt. Second and third, each significantly expanded editions appeared in Halle in 1747 ...
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1730s Naturalistic Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

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

Marcello Mastroianni, Federico Fellini - Vintage Photography - 1980s
Located in Roma, IT
Vintage Photo. Marcello Mastroianni and Federico Fellini during the "Vittorio De Sica" Awards. Cinecittà.
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1980s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper

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

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

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

Thames Divers (1934) - Silver Gelatin Fibre Print
Located in London, GB
Thames Divers (1934) - Silver Gelatin Fibre Print (Photo by H F Davis/Getty Images Archive) Two divers jumping off the Embankment into the River Thames in London, near Westminster...
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1930s Modern Black and White Photography

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Black and White, Silver Gelatin

Room 411 - Collector Portfolio # 2 - 12 Fine Art Prints Nude photography
Located in Brussels, BE
His series "Room" or "My carnival" evokes the fantasy of the mistress, fetishist eroticism, 5 to 7, free fantasy. Eric produces erotic art without ever biting into porn-chic always b...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

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

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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