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…

What You Need To Know About…Andreas Gursky

In a series of features, Photography At Auction will be exploring the practitioners who have created some of the most expensive photographs to have ever sold at auction. This first instalment brings a succinct profile of Andreas Gursky, who is one of the most popular artists to have work sold for over $1 million, and…

Valuing the Photograph: Analogue Photography at Auction

This article first appeared in the Royal Photographic Society’s Analogue magazine, November 2017. According to Sotheby’s “Analogue photography is back in vogue” and they should know, 22 of the most expensive photographs sold at auction were sold at Sotheby’s, and all were analogue photographs. The interest in photography as a valuable commodity is rapidly growing…