Photography News June/July 2016

Street style photographer Bill Cunningham dies aged 87: BBC World’s longest running Photography studio shuts down: Peta Pixel International Centre of Photography opens in new museum space: ICP  

Frieze London 2016 Announced

The annual Frieze art fair in London has announced its participating galleries and artists for this year’s edition. Frieze London is returning a week earlier this year, running from 6th-9th October at Regent’s Park, alongside Frieze Masters. Check out the full listings and information and ticket prices at the official website: click here.  

Christie’s Auction: Photographs, The Classics

George Hoyningen-Huene, Swimwear by Izod (1930). Christie’s Auction Lot 5. Running from 16th-28th June Christie’s Auction House is auctioning a selection of iconic photographs ranging from Landscapes to Portraits. There are 106 lots available through the online auction, with starting bids ranging from $1,000 to $10,000. ‘Photographs: The Classics features portraits, landscapes, nudes and urban scenes by noted…

Christie’s Auction: The Female Form

Erwin Blumenfeld, Soul of the Chair (1944). Christie’s Auction Lot 1. Running from 7th-16th June Christie’s is auctioning a collection of photographs representing the female form through their online only sale ‘Modern Visions’. ‘As part of the Modern Visions online sale series, The Female Form takes shape as a lively photographic study of the female figure from…

Photography News June 2016

The Google Cultural Institute has invented a new camera for Museums: Trevor Paglen wins the 2016 Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize: NPR Photojournalist David Gilkey killed in Afghanistan: Above image by David Gilkey

Photo Basel 2016

Art Basel’s annual festival opens on 16th June in Basel, but Switzerland’s first art fair dedicated solely to photography returns for the second time the day before on 15th June and runs until the 19th June, held at Volkshaus. Participating galleries include: Alain Gutharc (France) Bildhalle (Switzerland) camara oscura galeria de arte (Spain) Catherine &…