Phillip’s Ultimate Evening & Photographs Day Sales Results May 2018

Phillips’ Ultimate Evening & Photographs Day Sale took place in London on Friday with 172 lots available, including several Polaroid pictures. The auction realised a sales total of £3.5 million which is the highest ever result for a Photographs sale in London.  Helmut Newton’s Panoramic Nude with Gun, Villa d’Este, Como was the highest priced…

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),…

Phillips’ Photographs Auction Results; 2018

Phillips’ first photography auction of the year commenced on 9th April with over 200 lots available from artists such as Robert Capa, Andreas Gursky and Irving Penn.  The auction realised a sales total of $4,962,125 with 186 lots of 233 selling. The most anticipated sale was Heart Attack City by Peter Beard which had an…

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.

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…

A Year of Photography at Auction, 2017 Highlights

2017 brought a number of developments in photography ranging from announcements from technical suppliers to several recording breaking sales at auction. Here are some of the highlights of the year: This year’s stand out moments for photography at auction include an artist record for Man Ray, whose Noire et Blanche was also the most expensive…