Christopher Cardozo Fine Art (CCFA) has been the leading source for the artwork of Edward S. Curtis for over 35 years. During that time it has consistently maintained the world’s largest inventory of rare, vintage original Curtis photographs for sale. Cardozo Fine Art has also created the most extensive exhibition program of Curtis photography in history. It is estimated that CCFA/Curtis exhibitions have been seen by more people around the world then all previous Curtis exhibitions combined. These exhibitions have been seen in over forty countries and on every continent but Antarctica. It is estimated that through its books, exhibitions, lectures, and its gallery, CCFA has brought Curtis to well over 10 million people world-wide over the past decade alone.
Christopher Cardozo is widely acknowledged as the world’s leading expert in the work of Edward S. Curtis. Over the past thirty-eight years he has assembled the world’s most extensive collection of vintage original photographs by Edward S. Curtis. Mr. Cardozo is also a fine art photographer whose work with indigenous people is founds in many collections including the Museum of modern Art in New York. Cardozo is the author of two award-winning monographs on Edward S. Curtis: Sacred Legacy; Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indian and Native Nations; First Americans as seen by Edward S. Curtis. He also has authored six other titles on Edward Curtis. Cardozo has lectured on Curtis for over thirty years and done so internationally.
For the past decade Cardozo Fine Art has also been very involved in the creation of contemporary original photographs by Edward S. Curtis. Cardozo Fine Art with the assistance of many individuals and companies has succeeded in creating an unprecedented body of contemporary original Curtis photographs. These photographs are made by master photographic printmakers in the Cardozo Fine Art Studio. These two master printers have nearly twenty years of experience combined, of printing from Curtis’ negatives. The contemporary original prints they have produced have been purchased by individuals internationally and have been included in numerous one-person Curtis exhibitions throughout the world.