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…

Photography News, February 2018

A brief list of various photography news items from February: • Male Models Say Mario Testing and Bruce Weber Sexually Exploited Them: NYTimes.com • Andreas Gursky’s super-sized photographs open London’s Hayward Gallery : BBC.co.uk • Japan’s Fujifilm to take control of Xerox: FT.com

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…

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…

Masterpieces of Design & Photography Auction Results

The results for last week’s Masterpieces of Design & Photography auction at Christie’s London show that 13 of the 15 photography lots available were sold, with all but 3 prints selling for well over £100,000.