Nathan Benn was born in Miami, Florida, and graduated from the University of Miami in 1972. Immediately thereafter he joined the photographic staff of National Geographic, where he remained for 20 years. In 1992 Nathan founded PNI, the world’s first online stock photography portal, which Eastman Kodak acquired in 1998. He was the Director of Magnum Photos, Inc., from 2000–2002. Over the past ten years he revisited and edited his archive, resulting in “Kodachrome Memory: American Pictures 1972-1990,” his first monograph, published by PowerHouse Books in 2013. He is a Trustee Emeritus at the George Eastman House Museum and lives with his wife, a fine arts photographer, and son in Brooklyn.
Since its inception, the medium of color photography has developed and expanded rapidly and with it, the market for collecting color photography continues to evolve. From the perspective of collectors, dealers and curators, this panel examines the market – discussing what is being collected, who is collecting, where collectors find new work and how color photography is valued.Learn More