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…

Gifts for Photographers: Christmas Edition

Photographers can be difficult to buy for, whether it’s fine art snobbery, an analogue purest or high-brow academia, it’s easy to misjudge the photographer in your life. Here’s a selection of our favourite fool-proof photography-related gifts for this holiday season: Photography Books Here is a selection of some of the best fine art, historic and…

Phillips Photographs Auction

This week sees two photography auctions from Phillips New York, the first (due 3rd October 2017) involves prints from a range of internationally lauded photographers including Peter Beard, William Eggleston, Robert Frank, Robert Mapplethorpe, Man Ray, Irving Penn, Candida Hofer and Ray Metzker. Estimates start at $2,000 and reach $350,000. Browse through the vast selection…

Sotheby’s Made In Britain Auction

Next week (13th September) sees the ‘Made In Britain’ auction from Sotheby’s London, which features several photographic lots, including work from Gered Mankowitz, Fergus Greer, Terry O’Neill, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Bill Brandt and Norman Parkinson. Much of the photographic lots are celebrity portraits of Audrey Hepburn, Jimi Hendrix, Marianne Faithful, Sean Connery, Roger Moore, Twiggy, Elton…

Sotheby’s ‘Cecil Beaton: Portraits of Vivien Leigh’ Exhibition

Sotheby’s announce a Photography sale in a few weeks time, concerning portraits of Vivien Leigh taken by Cecil Beaton. The exhibition runs from the 12th of September to the 26th, to coincide with the anniversary auction of Leigh’s belongings due to take place on the 26th. The exhibition will take place at Sotheby’s London.

The most expensive photographs sold at auction

As one of the more ‘recent’ art forms, photography’s popularity in the art market has grown and grown, with the highest amount paid for a photograph sticking at $838,000 in 1999 until being bumped off the top spot 4 years later with a sale of $922,488, and then again 2 years later when the first…