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…

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),…

Sotheby’s A Beautiful Life Auction Results; 2018

Sotheby’s hosted an auction of photographs from the collection of Leland Hirsch titled A Beautiful Life: Photographs from the Collection of Leland Hirsch which was billed as follows… Assembled with passion over the course of nearly two decades, the Hirsch collection tells the story of some of the greatest photographers of the 20th and 21st…

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…

Sotheby’s Arthur Brandt’s Collection Auction Results

Yesterday, Sotheby’s Paris held an auction of over 60 lots from the collection of American collector Arthur Brandt who has been collecting paper-based art for several decades. In the auction, there were photographic works from artists such as Man Ray and Edward Steichen with estimates ranging from €1,500 to €8,000.

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…

Sotheby’s Made In Britain Auction Results

Sotheby’s Made In Britain auction took place earlier this week with lots available from such photographers as Richard Hamilton, Chris Levine and David Bailey. The auction reached a sales total of £2,193,880 after it’s close on Tuesday afternoon. The most expensive photographic lot was Chris Levine’s 3D portrait of Banksy, which sold at it’s lowest…

Sotheby’s Made In Britain Auction

On Tuesday Sotheby’s will be hosting an auction of Modern British Art including photography lots from artists such as Chris Levine, Terry O’Neill and David Bailey. Estimates range from £600 for John Stoddart’s portrait of Gilbert and George, to £50,000 for Chris Levine’s 3D portrait of Banksy. View all lots available, or register to bid…