Photography News June 2017

Photographer Keiichi Tahara has died at 66: loeildelphotographie.com

The BMW Art Journey has been awarded to Astha Butail: BMWGroup.com

Athens Photo Festival has begun and runs until 30th June: Photofestival.gr

Photography Auctions Calendar

Summer usually sees a lull in photography auctions, and this year is no different. Once August ends, however, 7 auctions are due – each celebrating photography, from Sotheby’s, Phillips and Dreweatts. Christies are yet to announce an autumn auction for their photography department, though one is expected. Scheduled auctions are as follows… Continue reading Photography Auctions Calendar

Christie’s Paris Contemporary Art Auction Results

Christie’s Paris auctioned photographs amongst it’s Art Contemporain Venta de jour Auction on 8th June 2017.  Continue reading Christie’s Paris Contemporary Art Auction Results

Bonhams Photographs Auction, April 2017

Bonham’s most recent photography auction (Photographs, 25 April 2017) included prints by a host of marquee-name photographers such as Julia Margaret Cameron, Edward Mubridge, Alfred Stieglitz, Edward Steichen, Eugene Atget, Continue reading Bonhams Photographs Auction, April 2017

Auction: The Photography Collection of Eric Franck

Black and white Koudelka Portugal Photograph

Sotheby’s recent Photography auction ‘The Discerning Eye: Property from the Collection of Eric Franck’ realised a total of £319,188 from the sales of 49 prints from the collector and dealer’s catalogue. Works by Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Capa, Josef Koudelka and Bill Brandt were available in the auction, including Cartier-Bresson’s rare Barcelona and Le DDT a Dessau prints.

The highest selling lot was the 1976 Portugal by Josef Koudelka, a signed silver print, which sold for £22,500.

For more information and results from all lots sold at this auction click here

Image © Josef Koudelka

Photography News May/June 2017

Marie Cosindas Asparagus photograph

Marie Cosindas, Pioneer of Colour Photography, Dies at 93: artnews.com

Florian Ebner has been announced as Centre Pompidou’s Chief of Photography: LoeildelaPhotographie.com

Karl Lagerfeld will be the Guest of Honour at this year’s Paris Photo: Parisphoto.com

 

Christie’s Auctions: Art Contemporain Vente du jour

ahmet ertug pantheon rome architecture

Christie’s Paris will be auctioning several photographic prints amongst its contemporary art day time auction. These include works by Hiroshi Sugimoto with an estimate of EUR 12-18,000, Ahmet Ertug with an estimate of EUR 30-40,000 and Darren Almond with an estimate of EUR 8-12,000.

View all lots available and register to bid here

Image © Ahmet Ertug