Photography Books

In a series of posts bringing you four of the best photo books. This edition looks at work from Juergen Teller, Hugo Rittson Thomas, Steve McCurry, and a historic compilation of photobooks from Magnum Photos. Juergen Teller Juergen Teller is a fashion and fine-art photographer whose works have featured in the pages of Vogue, The…

Sotheby’s Erotic: Passion & Desire Auction Results

On the 15th February, Sotheby’s held an auction of erotic art in London. In the auction were several photographic works from artists such as Man Ray, Robert Mapplethorpe and Richard Avedon. The auction came to a close with a sales total of  £3,712,750 ($5,212,852 €4,180,707). The highest selling photography lot was She’s Light (laser 3)…

Photography News, February 2018

A brief list of various photography news items from February: • Male Models Say Mario Testing and Bruce Weber Sexually Exploited Them: NYTimes.com • Andreas Gursky’s super-sized photographs open London’s Hayward Gallery : BBC.co.uk • Japan’s Fujifilm to take control of Xerox: FT.com

Upcoming Photography Auctions, 2018

Now that 2018 is in full swing, several photography auctions have been announced for the year ahead, as well as changes to previously announced auctions including Christie’s May Photographs auction, which has switched from 16th May to 17th May, and an additional Photographs auction has been set for Christie’s New York.

Christie’s Bill Brandt & Garry Winogrand Auction Results

Christie’s hosted the first photography auctions of this year with two online auctions. Both auctions sold photographs from the MoMA collection by British photographer Bill Brandt and American photographer Garry Winogrand. The MoMA: Bill Brandt auction brought the highest selling photograph of the month with a price realisation of $35,000 for Brandt’s Jean Arp, 1960…

Christie’s ‘MoMA: Bill Brandt’ Auction

Another instalment of Christie’s MoMA auctions takes place this week in another online-only sale of works by Bill Brandt. Christie’s explains: This auction brings together images by influential British photographer Bill Brandt (1904–1983) that span both his important reportages as well as his bold explorations of the female nude. Most of the prints in this…

Christie’s MoMA: Garry Winogrand Auction

Christie’s sees the first photography auction of the year this week with an online-only sale of photographs by Garry Winogrand from the Museum of Modern Art’s collection. Winogrand’s (1928-1984) photographs are analogue black and white social documentary images. Christie’s explains his photos are “characteristically quick and candid social observations from city streets, social gatherings and various…