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…

The most expensive photographs sold at auction: part 2

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):

Upcoming Photography Auctions: November

‘Francesco Scavullo: No End to Beauty’ Auction, 2nd November 2015 at 3pm [EST], Sotheby’s Online. For full breakdown of lots for sale click here. ‘Francesco Scavullo (1921-2004) found beauty everywhere. Through his lens, we experience the dynamic energy of Bruce Jenner, fresh from winning the 1976 men’s decathlon, the ingénue charm of an 11-year-old Brooke Shields,…