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This Iconic Man Ray Print Just Became the Most Expensive Photograph Ever Sold at Auction

This weekend, an iconic Man Ray print sold for $12.4 million at Christie’s, nearly tripling the record for the most expensive photograph ever sold at auction.  A prolonged bidding war pushed the piece well past its $5 million to $7 million pre-sale estimate—which itself would have been a record—during a sale dedicated to the Surrealist …

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The Dennis Hopper Photograph That Caught Los Angeles

The image is pure cacophony, a distillation of Los Angeles as riotous streetscape, the motorized city as information overload. At a multi-way intersection, traffic lights and directional signage jostle for attention. A billboard declares that “Smart women cook with Gas in Balanced Power Homes.” A pedestrian stands at a crosswalk while a ’61 Chevy Impala …

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