Upcoming Auctions in May 2018

After a busy month of photography auctions in April with all three main auction houses hosting auctions in New York, May sees another slew of photography auctions, this time in London. Five Photography auctions are scheduled this month with Christie’s and Sotheby’s holding their first of the month on the same day (Thursday 17th May),…

Christie’s MoMA: Walker Evans Auction Results; 2018

This week saw the end of the week-long online auction of Christie’s MoMA: Walker Evans, a sale of over 70 prints from the Museum of Modern Art’s Walker Evans collection. This auction was an opportunity to buy some relatively cheap prints from a well-regarded documentary photographer with estimates ranging from $3,000 to $15,000 and hammer…

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….

Auctions most likely to break records

After sporadic photography sales since the turn of the new year, April will see a slew of auctions specialising in photography prints from all three leading auction houses. The first of these auctions will be hosted by Christie’s New York on Friday 6th April. This auction has prints from Richard Avedon, Peter Beard and Ansel…

Upcoming Photography Auctions, 2018

Now that 2018 is in full swing, several photography auctions have been announced for the year ahead, as well as changes to previously announced auctions including Christie’s May Photographs auction, which has switched from 16th May to 17th May, and an additional Photographs auction has been set for Christie’s New York.