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. Continue reading Sotheby’s ‘Cecil Beaton: Portraits of Vivien Leigh’ Exhibition
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.
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:
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):
Continue reading The most expensive photographs sold at auction: part 2
British Journal of Photography in Contemporary Photography co-production deal with online film channel FullBleed: BJP-online.com
Auction Record for Wolfgang Tillmans at Phillips’ 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale: Phillips.com
Magnum Photos forced into historic private investor shake-up: Straitstimes.com
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