Photography News July/August 2017

Nikon Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of its Founding: nikon.com Nicéphore Niépce Museum Looking For A New Directeur: loeildelaphotographie.com Art Gallery of Ontario Aquires 522 Diane Arbus Photographs: artnews.com Advertisements

Photography News June/July 2016

Street style photographer Bill Cunningham dies aged 87: BBC World’s longest running Photography studio shuts down: Peta Pixel International Centre of Photography opens in new museum space: ICP  

Christie’s Auction: Photographs, The Classics

George Hoyningen-Huene, Swimwear by Izod (1930). Christie’s Auction Lot 5. Running from 16th-28th June Christie’s Auction House is auctioning a selection of iconic photographs ranging from Landscapes to Portraits. There are 106 lots available through the online auction, with starting bids ranging from $1,000 to $10,000. ‘Photographs: The Classics features portraits, landscapes, nudes and urban scenes by noted…

Christie’s Auction: The Female Form

Erwin Blumenfeld, Soul of the Chair (1944). Christie’s Auction Lot 1. Running from 7th-16th June Christie’s is auctioning a collection of photographs representing the female form through their online only sale ‘Modern Visions’. ‘As part of the Modern Visions online sale series, The Female Form takes shape as a lively photographic study of the female figure from…

Photo London tickets

The second edition of Photo London will be taking place at Somerset House between 19-22 May 2016. In addition to the main Fair of 80 of the world’s leading galleries, your ticket to Photo London includes access to major publishers, book signings, special installations and entry to three major exhibitions commissioned with the generous support…

Christies ‘Photographs’ Auction results

On 12th November was the first of Christies two photography auctions this month. The ‘Photographs’ auction was held at Christies Paris with 100 lots available, including the rare and controversial ‘Man in Polyester Suit’ by Robert Mapplethorpe (below), which was estimated to sell for €180,000–250,000, yet sold for €381,500. The gelatine silver print came from…

Christie’s Paris Auction Postponed

Dora Maar ‘Les Annees Vous Guettent’, 1932. Christie’s Auction Lot 241. A brief statement from Christie’s regarding their second photography auction of the month, originally scheduled last weekend: ‘Due to the tragic events in Paris last Friday 13 November the sale of Collection Shalom Shpilman – Part II, initially planned for Saturday, 14 November has been…

Sotheby’s Back to Black Photographies Auction

This week saw Sotheby’s second of two photography auctions this month, with the 5 day ‘Back to Black Photographies’ auction in Paris of 135 lots. The auction brought together iconic images from the history of photography, including works by Bernd and Hilla Becher, Peter Lindbergh, Helmut Newton, Irving Penn, Robert Doisneau, Sebastiao Salgado, Bruce Weber,…

Phillips Photographs Auction

Phillips’ ‘Photographs’ auction took place in London yesterday with 119 lots available. The auction brought together a varied collection of works from Peter Beard, Irving Penn, Helmut Newton, Bruce Weber, David Bailey, Nick Knight, Terry O’Neill, Stephen Shore, Eve Arnold, William Eggleston, Robert Mapplethorpe, Ed Ruscha, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Corinne Day, Robert Frank, Brassai, Alexander Rodchenko,…