Exploiting the vulnerability of human visual perception, photography was introduced in the 1830s. However, it was not recognized as a valid art form until a century later. It was only in the 1940s that photography was brought into the art world by a group of talented artists. Bidsquare vintage and antique photography auction brings together carefully curated classical and contemporary works by master fine art photographers across all genres who have come to define the medium. Various forms and styles have been progressively discovered since — ranging from longstanding approaches and documentary photography to photojournalism and abstract photography. In today's world, street and fashion photography have gained wide recognition for their aesthetic.
The Postmodern style, however, is known for the use of a wide array of media in their work. Every epoch seems to have its own photographic movements. Among numerous forms and classes, the past era has seen a prominent increase in modern photography, Diaristic photography, New American Color photography style. Ranging from Post-War images to contemporary pictures, Bidsquare online auctions features vintage and antique photography for sale. These available images have been captured by the lens of well-known international artists such as Héctor García, Veronica Kretschmer, Adam Wiseman, and Jorge Avila Ayala.
We offer various types of photographs to choose from Albumen Photography, Contemporary Photography, Nude Photography and more, on antique auction, captured by renowned including Lola Álvarez Bravo, Flor Garduño, Francisco Fajardo and Gabriel Figueroa. Emerging artists such as Lorenzo Armendáriz, Jorge Pablo Aguinaco Llano, and Ivan Castaneira are also featured at Bidsquare's Photography auction. Interested collectors can find vintage and antique photographs on sale at Bidsquare.
The word "photography" has its origin in Greek, meaning drawing with light.
The word camera originates from the Latin word “camera obscura”, meaning “dark chamber”.
The earliest successful photograph as we know it today was taken by the French inventor Joseph Nicéphore Niépce in 1826.
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