Interview: Jed Root by La Lettre de la Photographie

As the AIPAD 2012 Photography Show?swings into full gear today at the Park Avenue Armory in NYC,?La Lettre de la Photographie?chats with Jed Root about his own photography collection and collecting approach.

LL: What do you consider your first real success in collecting? Your biggest failure? What is your prize??JR: Well I guess those first few Penn & Avedon photos were pretty big successes. I paid between $2,000.00 to $4,500.00 for each of them. Now they are probably worth about twenty times that. I still have them, I have never sold a single photo. I don

Diane Pernet

A LEGENDARY FIGURE IN FASHION and a pioneer of blogging, Diane is a respected journalist, critic, curator and talent-hunter based in Paris. During her prolific career, she designed her own successful brand in New York, costume designer, photographer, and filmmaker.