The most expensive photographs sold at auction: part 3

The third instalment of The Most Expensive Photographs Sold At Auction series sees prints from Cindy Sherman, Thomas Struth, Andreas Gursky and Man Ray, whose Portrait of a Tearful Woman sold and entered the list earlier this year. If you want to see post one click here, and for post two click here.

Upcoming Auctions: Autumn 2017

Christie’s have finally announced their upcoming Photography Auction for this autumn. Not only will the requisite Photographs auction take place, but also two other auctions from private collections: the Emily and Jerry Spiegel Collection and the Donald and Alice Lappe Collection. The dates and locations are as follows:

The most expensive photographs sold at auction: part 2

Continuing last week’s post listing the most expensive photographs sold at auction. The list now details photographs that sold for millions of dollars, all of which were sold on this side of the millennium, with all but one captured through analogue means. Starting from the lower end (NSFW):

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…

Photography News June/July 2017

Getty Museum Received Gift of 186 Photographs from Bruce Berman: artnews.com The finalists have been announced for the 2017 Leica Oskar Barnack Award: leica-oskar-barnack-award.com The 2017 Henri Cartier Bresson prize has been awarded to South African Photographer Guy Tillim: henricartierbresson.org

Historic European Photographs Catalog

An online catalogue of over 2 million historic photographs from the first 100 years of Photography in Europe has launched via the International Consortium for Photographic Heritage. The collection includes work from Edward Muybridge, Louis Daguerre, Man Ray and Julia Margaret Cameron. click here to search

Phillips’ Photography Auction smashes world records

In Phillips’ most recent Photography auction (Ultimate, and Ultimate Campaign), seven new World Auction Records were reached including Artist Records for Bruce Weber, Shoe Nichino and Seiji Kurata. The auctions took place on 18th May in London and realised £2,344,875 as a result of the sales. In a statement Phillips claimed  “Achieving the second highest total…

Art Basel Hong Kong Exhibitors List

The fourth Art Basel Hong Kong fair has been confirmed to take place from March 24 – 26 2016, with the full list of exhibiting galleries totalling 239. A broad selection of photographers are also involved in next year’s fair, especially represented in the ‘Insights’ sector which ‘presents projects by galleries based in the Asia and the…