The Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD), the oldest photography fair, opened this March at Center415 on Fifth Avenue. This particular version of the fair included an array of silver gelatin vintage prints, contemporary and vintage alternative process works, and a delightful range of color photographs. The maze-like setting reminded me of my first encounter with AIPAD over 15 years ago as an undergrad. There were so many images to look at, some in bins, from photographers I had only read about at the time. This year, walking through the new space, I was transported to that first visit when I could see so many inspiring masters all in one space; Stieglitz, Man Ray, Dorothea Lange, Aaron Siskind, Josef Sudek, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Frank, and so many more.

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