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…

Christie’s Photographs Auction Results, May 2018

Christie’s first London Photographs auction of the year took place on Thursday with 85 lots on sale. The auction totalled £1,578,875 with lots from artists such as Thomas Ruff, Candida Höfer, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Robert Mapplethorpe, Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Helmut Newton, Wolfgang Tillmans and Juergen Teller. The highest priced sale was Robert Mapplethorpe’s Ken Moody…

Sotheby’s Photographs Auction Results, May 2018

It has been a big week for photography auctions with sales from the big three auction houses. Sotheby’s Photographs auction commenced at 3:30pm in London with 72 lots on offer including work from big names like Helmut Newton, Irving Penn, and Peter Beard as well as colour photography from William Eggleston, Steve McCurry, and Desiree…

Sotheby’s Photographs Auction Results; 2018

Yesterday saw Sotheby’s first Photographs auction of the year, held in New York and realising a sales total of $3,126,740. The auction included work by artists such as Cindy Sherman, William Henry Fox Talbot and Man Ray. The most expensive lot sold was William Henry Fox Talbot’s The Pencil of Nature which was a complete…

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…

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,…