Dream Collection

Sometimes I dream. I dream that I have the resources to buy the art I love. Sometimes I just sit and think about what would be the images that I couldn't live without. I love contemporary photography, but my secret love for 20th century black and white photography is my real passion. Had I the resources, I would most likely start collecting some of the 20th century work that I absolutely love as well as some contemporary photography that I've had my eye on for quite some time now. In my dream house, with all of my imaginary money, I would have these on my walls:

First off, a grouping of Bernd and Hilla Becher's. There is something about their work, especially the when they are displayed as a grid, that just gets my heart pounding. Their typologies are so beautiful and I could look at them every day.
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Harry Callahan is my all-time favorite photographer. I have such deep passion and appreciation for his work and having it in my home would make me so happy. Harry Callahan is so far one of the main reasons I ever pursued photography to begin with, looking through his book at my High School library was the very first time I got goosebumps from looking at photography and said "This is what I need to be doing." I love these two portraits of Eleanor.
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This photograph by Duane Michal's, I know it's quite popular, but oh-my-god, every time I see it and read the text I feel like my insides are being jumbled around.
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Seydo Keita is an African Photographer who died in 2001, at age 80. He has been one of my secret loves for quite some time now, I absolutely adore his work.
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Not really a photograph, but rather a painting, Karen Gunderson's black painting titled "Rush to This Place."
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One of my favorite photographs of all times, titled Lisa, by one of my favorite photographers: Mark Morrisroe
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I love the majority of Arthur Tress' work, but I'm particularly fond of this dreamy little image
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A bit of an unexpected choice, I know, but the very first time I saw James Welling's flowers series I immediately thought "I like this." Now I keep on coming back to it, particularly this image.
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Rineke Dijkstra's bull fighters
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And yes, I may or may not love bull fighters. Ruven Afanador's Torero portfolio (love it)
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And.... we make a leap to the 19th century and spend A LOT of money on Julia Margaret Cameron's portrait of Julia Jackson
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John Dugdale
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Hiroshi Sugimoto's La Paloma, Encinitas, 1993 from his movie theater seires
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Georges Dambier
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And this portrait by Barbara Mensch from her South Seaport series
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