Sotheby’s A Beautiful Life Auction Results; 2018

Sotheby’s hosted an auction of photographs from the collection of Leland Hirsch titled A Beautiful Life: Photographs from the Collection of Leland Hirsch which was billed as follows… Assembled with passion over the course of nearly two decades, the Hirsch collection tells the story of some of the greatest photographers of the 20th and 21st…

Sotheby’s Photographs Auction Results; 2018

Yesterday saw Sotheby’s first Photographs auction of the year, held in New York and realising a sales total of $3,126,740. The auction included work by artists such as Cindy Sherman, William Henry Fox Talbot and Man Ray. The most expensive lot sold was William Henry Fox Talbot’s The Pencil of Nature which was a complete…

Phillips’ Photographs Auction Results; 2018

Phillips’ first photography auction of the year commenced on 9th April with over 200 lots available from artists such as Robert Capa, Andreas Gursky and Irving Penn.  The auction realised a sales total of $4,962,125 with 186 lots of 233 selling. The most anticipated sale was Heart Attack City by Peter Beard which had an…

Christie’s Yamakawa Collection Auction Results

Last week saw the second of Christie’s dedicated photography auctions this month with The Yamakawa Collection of Twentieth Century Photographs. The auction included 42 lots from artists such as Robert Frank, Ansel Adams, and Henri Cartier-Bresson with many lots including multiple images from artists. The auction closed with a sales total of $1,683,375. The lot with the…

Christie’s Photographs Auction Results; 2018

Last week saw the first major photography auction of the year take place at Christie’s New York with 116 lots available in their Photographs auction. The auction took place on 6th April with a sales total of $3,432,000. Unsurprisingly Richard Avedon’s Dovmina with Elephants print (featured) was the highest selling lot at the auction. An…

Christie’s Photographs Auction; 2018

It is the first major Photography auction of the year taking place this week on Friday 6th April at Christie’s New York. Highlighted lots from this Photographs auction include Richard Avedon’s Dovima with Elephants (lot 115) with an estimate of $300,000 – $500,000, Peter Beard’s Lioness and Birds with an estimate of $200,000 – $300,000,…

Christie’s final MoMA Photographs Auction

Last year, Christie’s announced that it would be selling 400 hundred photographic prints from the Museum of Modern Art’s photography collection in a series of auctions. Next week sees the final instalment of these auctions with an online sale of photographs by Walker Evans. Bidding will begin on 3rd April and finish on 11th April….

Sotheby’s Arthur Brandt’s Collection Auction Results

Yesterday, Sotheby’s Paris held an auction of over 60 lots from the collection of American collector Arthur Brandt who has been collecting paper-based art for several decades. In the auction, there were photographic works from artists such as Man Ray and Edward Steichen with estimates ranging from €1,500 to €8,000.