Postwar and Contemporary Photographs

Sotheby’s New York will be hosting an auction consisting entirely of photographs taken since the 1950s up to present day from a range of internationally renowned photographers. There are 94 lots available with estimates ranging from $3,000 to $500,000. Sotheby’s announce: ‘The sale is led by 49 exceptional works from the distinguished Ames Collection, including…

The Collection of Paul F. Walter Auction

On the 26th and the 27th of September Christie’s New York are hosting two live auctions of lots from the collection of Paul F. Walter, including a simultaneous online-only auction. There are 26 photographic prints available including work from Captain Linnaeus Tripe, Edward Steichen, Man Ray, Robert Mapplethorpe, Richard Avedon and Cecil Beaton. Photos include…

Shake It Up Auction Results

Sotheby’s London afternoon sale of Mario Testino’s Collection realised an overall sales total of £6.2 million, with work by Richard Prince as the highest priced photography lot. The print, titled Untitled (Girlfriend) was estimated to sell for £250,000-£350,000 and sold for £554,750. Other photographic sales were Untitled 145 by Cindy Sherman which sold for £272,750…

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 Shake It Up Online Photography Auction

Sotheby’s is holding an online auction of photographs from the Mario Testino Collection from 1st to 15th September. The auction is to benefit Museo Mate in Lima, Peru, with 88 lots available. Estimates range from £300 to £20,000. Photographs in this collection are from a range of photographers including Gregory Crewdson, Sam Taylor-Wood, Nan Goldin,…

Photography News August 2017

Cindy Sherman has posted 600 photographs from her work to instagram: instagram.com MoMA are selling 400 Photographs from their collection through Christie’s New York: loeildelaphotographie.com Swedish organisation Fotografiska is set to open London Museum of Photography this autumn: bjp-online.com

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.