Sotheby’s Now! Auction Results, February 2018

Yesterday Sotheby’s held it’s fourth NOW! auction, which focuses on ‘high-quality art at accessible prices’. Photographic lots were available from artists such as Erwin Olaf, Robert Mapplethorpe and Bill Henson, with estimates ranging from €600 to €15,000. The auction brought in a combined sales total of €1,790,592, with the highest price tag for a photographic…

What You Need To Know About…Richard Prince

After posts on Andreas Gursky and Cindy Sherman, the third instalment in this series features Richard Prince, whose Spiritual America is the second most expensive photograph ever sold at auction at $3.9 million.

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…

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):