Christie’s Masterpieces of Design & Photography Auction

Christie’s Masterpieces of Design and Photography auction has 15 photography lots available including work from Thomas Struth, Irving Penn, Andreas Gursky, Robert Mapplethorpe, Ansel Adams, Wolfgang Tillmans, Gilbert & George, Helmut Newton, Julia Margaret Cameron, and Diane Arbus

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Shake It Up Auction Results

Sotheby’s London afternoon sale of Mario Testino’s Collection realised an overall sales total of £6.2 million, with work by Richard Prince as the highest priced photography lot. The print, titled Untitled (Girlfriend) was estimated to sell for £250,000-£350,000 and sold for £554,750. Other photographic sales were Untitled 145 by Cindy Sherman which sold for £272,750…

Photography News August 2017

Cindy Sherman has posted 600 photographs from her work to instagram: instagram.com MoMA are selling 400 Photographs from their collection through Christie’s New York: loeildelaphotographie.com Swedish organisation Fotografiska is set to open London Museum of Photography this autumn: bjp-online.com

Sotheby’s ‘Cecil Beaton: Portraits of Vivien Leigh’ Exhibition

Sotheby’s announce a Photography sale in a few weeks time, concerning portraits of Vivien Leigh taken by Cecil Beaton. The exhibition runs from the 12th of September to the 26th, to coincide with the anniversary auction of Leigh’s belongings due to take place on the 26th. The exhibition will take place at Sotheby’s London.

Photography Auctions Calendar

Summer usually sees a lull in photography auctions, and this year is no different. Once August ends, however, 7 auctions are due – each celebrating photography, from Sotheby’s, Phillips and Dreweatts. Christies are yet to announce an autumn auction for their photography department, though one is expected. Scheduled auctions are as follows…

Auction: The Photography Collection of Eric Franck

Sotheby’s recent Photography auction ‘The Discerning Eye: Property from the Collection of Eric Franck’ realised a total of £319,188 from the sales of 49 prints from the collector and dealer’s catalogue. Works by Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Capa, Josef Koudelka and Bill Brandt were available in the auction, including Cartier-Bresson’s rare Barcelona and Le DDT a…

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…

Relevant Links; Exhibitions June 2017

London’s The Photographers’ Gallery is showcasing Roger Mayne’s first major exhibition since 1999: click here A exhibition of work by Joel Meyerowitz is currently on display at Beetles+Huxley Gallery in London click here Howard Greenberg Gallery in New York is showing Tom Arndt’s work ‘Where I Live’ until July. click here In other news, Ian…

Frieze London 2016 Announced

The annual Frieze art fair in London has announced its participating galleries and artists for this year’s edition. Frieze London is returning a week earlier this year, running from 6th-9th October at Regent’s Park, alongside Frieze Masters. Check out the full listings and information and ticket prices at the official website: click here.  

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…

Upcoming Photography Auctions: November pt II

Irving Penn, Woman in Balenciaga Coat (1950). Bloomsbury Auctions Lot 151. On 14th November Bonhams will be hosting a ’Prints, Photographs and Works on Paper’ Auction in Hong Kong with various photographs on sale by photographers such as Mario Testing, Cecil Beaton, Elliott Erwitt, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Helmut Newton, Zhang Huan and Nobuyoshi Araki. View all lots…