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Art Guide: Photography

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Masters of Photography:  An excellent link for photographic images from the dawn of the medium until now. Arranged by artist.

Prints and Photographs Division:  Advertising and Propaganda, American Memory Project, Library of Congress which comprise an estimated 13.7 million items.

Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation: Source for biography and selections from the portfolio of this American photographer’s work.

Sandy Skoglund Studio:  The official site with source information, images and installation works categorized by date. An important American photographer and installation artist.

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