Musings On Photography

Tag: Man Ray

Intrigue in the World of Photography: The Case of the Fake Man Rays

Intrigue in the World of Photography: The Case of the Fake Man Rays

To continue sort of fluidly from my last article about the fake Lewis Hines, this issue will look at another incredibly famous figure from the History of Photography (yes, it does require capitalisation today) whose photographs were forged and sold. His name is Man Ray. […]

Intrigue in the World of Photography: The Case of the Faked Hines

Intrigue in the World of Photography: The Case of the Faked Hines

This is completely unrelated to anything I’ve written about previously and has nothing to do with anything going on in the real world (I’m not very current-affairs-minded) but there was a recent episode of Fake or Fortune that brought up some interesting questions to do […]

Auction Talk: The Catalogue Cover

Auction Talk: The Catalogue Cover

I usually don’t stoop so low as to employ overused cliches, but that saying, “Don’t judge a book by its cover,” is surprisingly apt here. The cover of anything, be it book, album (I ran out of examples) is what everyone sees first. It’s a […]