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…

Preliminary Auction Dates 2018

After several stand-out photography sales last year, including new additions to the list of most expensive photographs sold at auction, 2018 looks to bring another interesting year of exhibitions and sales from the top auction houses around the world. Here is a brief list of auctions set to take place this year, and their preliminary…

A Year of Photography at Auction, 2017 Highlights

2017 brought a number of developments in photography ranging from announcements from technical suppliers to several recording breaking sales at auction. Here are some of the highlights of the year: This year’s stand out moments for photography at auction include an artist record for Man Ray, whose Noire et Blanche was also the most expensive…

Christie’s Photography Highlight of 2017

Christie’s hosted a number of photography auctions this year, but their November auction Stripped Bare: Photographs from the Collection of Thomas Koerfer saw the sale of Man Ray’s Noire et Blanche (1926), which broke several records, including an artist record and the most expensive photograph to sell at auction in France. It is no surprise…

Phillips’ Henri Cartier-Bresson Auction Results

Last week Phillips hosted an auction of Henri Cartier-Bresson’s work at their New York headquarters. The auction, from the collection of Peter Fetterman, held 120 lots ranging from some of the artist’s most famous works to self-portraits, landscapes, street photography, celebrity portraiture, and documentary. As one of the 20th century’s most famous photographers, it is…

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…

Christie’s Final MoMA Sale: Women in Photography

After the announcement in August that MoMA would be selling 400 prints from its photography collection via Christie’s, there has been a host of auctions over three months showcasing and selling these prestigious photographs. Last week saw the final auction of the MoMA collection in Christie’s Women in Photography sale, which took place online from…