Vintage Works, Ltd.
258 Inverness Circle
Chalfont, PA 18914 USA
Contemporary Works is a by-appointment contemporary dealer, which specializes in contemporary art photography, including mixed-media pieces, large-scale color photographs, black and white contemporary photography, and contemporary daguerreotypes and other alternative processes.
Vintage Works is a by-appointment private photography dealer, which specializes in vintage images printed close to the time the original photograph was created.
These divisions of Vintage Works, Ltd. sell important 19th, 20th and 21st-century photography in every medium. There are over 3,500 images in our inventory. Nearly all major countries are represented, but we have extensive work from American, French, English and Eastern European master photographers, as well as important and interesting anonymous work. The two divisions are run by Alex Novak.
Novak has 30 years experience in the photography-collecting arena. The company is a member of the Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD). Novak's photographic background includes two stints as a commercial photographer. He was a long-time member of the Daguerreian Society and the American Photographic Historical Society.
Novak has been a member of the board of the non-profit Photo Review, which publishes both the Photo Review and the Photograph Collector, and is currently on its advisory board.
Novak has published numerous photography articles and columns in several newspapers, the Photograph Collector, Focus magazine, and the Daguerreian Society Newsletter. He has been interviewed extensively for profiles on his companies by Photographie Internationale, Photo District News (PDN), Black & White magazine and Photography New York (now Photography). He also writes and publishes the E-Photo Newsletter, the largest circulation newsletter in the field, with a direct distribution of over 4,500. He is CEO of the company that owns the multi-dealer I Photo Central web site. He has been quoted on photography and the market by numerous publications, webzines, books and blogs, including New York Art magazine, Photo District News (PDN), Art Critical, Art Business News, the Art Newspaper, Focus magazine, Black & White magazine, the New York Times, the Philadelphia Inquirer, Maine Antique Digest, Antiques & the Arts Online and the Photograph Collector.
Contemporary Works / Vintage Works sells at numerous exhibitions (including Photo LA, Photo San Francisco, AIPAD's New York Photography Show, Paris Photo, etc.), on the Internet and privately. The company offers numerous services, including previewing and bidding for clients at auction, and helping clients develop and form a collection. Contact us for details.
We accept most credit cards, as well as bank wires, checks or money orders. We are quite familiar with international business, and many of our clients come from Europe, Australia, Asia, and Central and South America.