What’s in a picture?

Photography is a technical medium that has provoked controversy since it was invented in the 1800s. Is it art?
Ho Fan, Afternoon Chat, Hong Kong 1959
Ho Fan, Afternoon Chat, Hong Kong 1959

Photography is a technical medium that has provoked controversy since it was invented in the 1800s. Is it art

Celebrated Hong Kong filmmaker and photographer Ho Fan took top honours at the inaugural Bonhams Hong Kong photography auction last month. His vintage gelatin silver print 1954 “Approaching Shadow” sold for HK$375.000 $48,000, a new auction record for the artist.

Blue Lotus Gallery and Consultancy Director Sarah Greene represents Ho Fan in Hong Kong, with limited editions of his historical and artistic perspectives on the territory over more than 50 years.

Greene managed the AO Vertical Gallery, owned by the photography book publisher...

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