Photoworks Gallery Announces Lecture Series Event “The ABCs of Collecting Photography”

By Editorial Team on April 25, 2018
Work by Pavlos Lazos. Courtesy of Photoworks Gallery in Glen Echo Park.
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Lecture: Sunday, April 29 at 4pm
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Photoworks Gallery in Glen Echo Park has announced their next lecture, “The ABCs of Collecting Photography,” Sunday, April 29, 2018.

In recent decades, photographs have become ubiquitous at museums, galleries, and auction houses. Their variety is expanding, and their value is skyrocketing. For potential buyers, stepping into collecting may seem daunting, and for photographers, offering work up for sale may come with uncertainty. At this event, gallerist Iason Demos will put us all at ease, explaining what one should seek when buying or selling a print. He will cover printing techniques, the value of provenance, signing and numbering works, silver gelatin versus archival pigment prints, gallery versus auction purchases, and re-selling your prints. Iason will also offer works for sale, at various price points, including both classic silver gelatin and modern archival pigment prints. Partial proceeds from all sales will support Photoworks at Glen Echo Park.

This event will take place on Sunday, April 29 at 4pm in Arcade room 302/303.

About Iason Demos
Iason Demos has represented photographers for over fifteen years. Since 2015, he has run the Athens House of Photography, in Washington, DC, which moved from Athens, Greece, where it resided from 2010 to 2015. Demos offers work by such international artists as Willy Ronis, Pentti Sammallahti, Constantine Manos, John Demos, Herbert List, Giorgia Fiorio, Ansel Adams, and Josef Koudelka, as well as local artists including Emmet Gowin and James Crable. Demos has curated numerous exhibitions and published photobooks, collaborating with museums and galleries both in Europe and in the US.

Photoworks Gallery at Glen Echo Park is located at 7300 MacArthur Blvd. in Glen Echo, MD. Visit http://www.glenechophotoworks.org for more information.