Photography News, April 2018

Here are your quick clicks on the most interesting photography news items this past month: •  Abbas, Magnum Photographer, Dies at 74: Magnumphotos.com •  Photo London announces the public programme for 2018: Photolondon.org •  Former Photography Professor accused of sexual misconduct: Bostonglobe.com •  Photographer David Slater wins copyright case against monkey: Time.com   View last month’s…

Photography As A Commodity: How Photography Is Attracting Investors

Whether you’re a buyer or a seller, it is becoming more and more apparent that photography is establishing itself as a serious contender in the art market.

Preliminary Auction Dates 2018

After several stand-out photography sales last year, including new additions to the list of most expensive photographs sold at auction, 2018 looks to bring another interesting year of exhibitions and sales from the top auction houses around the world. Here is a brief list of auctions set to take place this year, and their preliminary…

Sotheby’s Photographies Auction Results, November 2017

The second of Sotheby’s Paris Photography auctions took place on Friday evening with 106 lots available to purchase, with estimates ranging from 1,000 to 150,000 euros. Sotheby’s stated ahead of the auction: The auction highlights includes historical works from the 19th century such as an exceptional early daguerreotype view of Notre Dame in Paris, and…

Phillips Photographs Auction

This week sees two photography auctions from Phillips New York, the first (due 3rd October 2017) involves prints from a range of internationally lauded photographers including Peter Beard, William Eggleston, Robert Frank, Robert Mapplethorpe, Man Ray, Irving Penn, Candida Hofer and Ray Metzker. Estimates start at $2,000 and reach $350,000. Browse through the vast selection…

Bonham’s Fine Photographs Auction

This coming week (2nd October 2017) sees a raft of photography auctions across several international auction houses, the first of the slew is the annual autumn photography auction from Bonham’s: ‘Fine Photographs’. Located in their New York house, the Fine Photographs auction is set to take place on the 2nd October at 2pm with a…

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…