Sally Mann ‘Remembered Light’ Exhibition

Sally Mann’s “Remembered Light: Cy Twombly in Lexington” has gone on show in Rome this week at the Gagosian Gallery. The photographs were taken between 1999 and 2012 and consist of black and white and colour photographs taken on film and digital of Cy Twombly’s Lexington, Virginia Studio. The show runs until 8th September 2017.

For more information about the exhibition and about Sally Mann click here

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

Historic European Photographs Catalog

eadweard muybridge horse

An online catalogue of over 2 million historic photographs from the first 100 years of Photography in Europe has launched via the International Consortium for Photographic Heritage. The collection includes work from Edward Muybridge, Louis Daguerre, Man Ray and Julia Margaret Cameron. click here to search

Phillips’ Photography Auction smashes world records

Dovima with elephants, Dior, Irving Penn

In Phillips’ most recent Photography auction (Ultimate, and Ultimate Campaign), seven new World Auction Records were reached including Artist Records for Bruce Weber, Shoe Nichino and Seiji Kurata. The auctions took place on 18th May in London and realised £2,344,875 as a result of the sales. In a statement Phillips claimed

 “Achieving the second highest total for a Photographs sale at Phillips London, today’s auction is a testimony to the continued demand across the globe for exceptional works. ULTIMATE, a curated selection of works only available at Phillips, was 100% sold, featuring the top lot of the sale, John Baldessari’s ‘Transform (Lipstick)’, 1990. ULTIMATE established seven world auction records including Japanese artists Seiji Kurata and Sohei Nishino, who are both in the top ten. ULTIMATE CAMPAIGN, which champions advertising photography by today’s leading forces in fashion, was also 100% sold, and we are thrilled to have established a new world auction record for Bruce Weber. Henri Cartier-Bresson, Irving Penn and Richard Avedon all achieved notable prices, demonstrating the continued appeal of works by master 20th century photographers.”

The highest selling print in the auction was John Baldessari’s Transform (Lipstick) from 1990 which achieved £389,000.

For more information about this auction and an overview of the top ten lots sold click here

Photography News June/July 2016

Bill Cunningham

Street style photographer Bill Cunningham dies aged 87: BBC

World’s longest running Photography studio shuts down: Peta Pixel

International Centre of Photography opens in new museum space: ICP

 

Christie’s Auction: Photographs, The Classics

George Hoyningen–Huene swimwear fashionGeorge Hoyningen-Huene, Swimwear by Izod (1930). Christie’s Auction Lot 5.

Running from 16th-28th June Christie’s Auction House is auctioning a selection of iconic photographs ranging from Landscapes to Portraits. There are 106 lots available through the online auction, with starting bids ranging from $1,000 to $10,000.

Photographs: The Classics features portraits, landscapes, nudes and urban scenes by noted photographers, including Malick Sidibé, Henri Cartier-Bresson, and Jeanloup Sieff. Showcasing other famous names such as Brassaï, Bill Brandt, Richard Avedon, Horst P. Horst, Man Ray, André Kertész, Edward Weston, Bert Stern and Edward Steichen, this is an exciting opportunity for both emerging and experienced collectors of the medium to acquire iconic works starting at $1,000.’

View all lots available and register to bid here.