Watch an excerpt of the SNAP!, Aperture’s new Young Patrons Program, exclusive event: a photobook collecting workshop at Swann Auction Galleries.
Daile Kaplan, vice president and director of photographs at Swann Galleries, New York’s oldest specialty auction house, presented this event going through the history of photobook collecting where SNAP! members were able to engage with the actual books.
In this clip, Kaplan explains how 1952 was a crucial year for the development of the photographic medium with their first auction dedicated to Photographica and the creation of Aperture magazine, followed by her valuable advice on how to build one’s photography books collection.

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