What You Need To Know About…Gilbert and George

As part of a series of posts detailing the practitioners who have created the most expensive photographs sold at auction, this edition looks at Gilbert and George – a duo of artists who collaborate mostly on mixed-media pieces. Profile Gilbert Prousch, born 17 September 1943, Italy. George Passmore, born 8 January 1942, Great Britain. Best…

Photography Books: 3

In a series of posts bringing you four of the best photo books. This edition looks at work from Joachim Schmeisser, Gestalten Creative Agency, Steve McCurry, and a revolutionary compilation of images from Magnum Photos.

Photography Books; 2

The second in a series of posts bringing you four of the best photo books currently available. This edition looks at work from Cecil Beaton, René Burri, Elliot Erwitt, and Stephen Shore. Cecil Beaton Cecil Beaton became a household name and celebrated photographer and designer after the second world war, when he photographed and designed…

What You Need To Know About…Richard Prince

After posts on Andreas Gursky and Cindy Sherman, the third instalment in this series features Richard Prince, whose Spiritual America is the second most expensive photograph ever sold at auction at $3.9 million.

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…

What You Need To Know About…Cindy Sherman

Following on from the first instalment in the series, this edition profiles Cindy Sherman whose work is the most successful at auction for a female photographer, and second only to Andreas Gursky. Sherman’s Untitled 96 is the third most expensive photograph to sell at auction. Profile Born 19th January 1954 Best known for Untitled Film…