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Category: Photography

  • Auction Industry

    The Spookiest Items Coming to Auction This Halloween

    Halloween may look different during a public health crisis, but many auction houses are still bringing the spirit of the season to bidders. Auction Daily surveyed the offerings to find the spookiest lots. Ghosts at Morton Subastas  October 29th, 2020 at 8:00 PM EDT Mariana Yampolsky, La novia fantasma, 1999.…

    The Spookiest Items Coming to Auction This Halloween1
  • Auction Preview

    Upcoming Christie's Auction to Feature 20th-Century Photographers

    Though South Africa’s 1996 constitution promised equality to all, the LGBTQIA+ community continues to suffer from violence and prejudice. Addressing this issue, photographer Zanele Muholi attempts to document the lives of South Africa’s marginalized communities. The focus of her work led the artist to become a visual activist. One of…

    ZANELE MUHOLI (B. 1972) Mumu XV, Newington, London, 2016
  • Auction Industry

    World’s First Mixed Reality Artwork from Marina Abramović Comes Under the Christie’s Hammer

    In February of 2019, visitors to London’s Serpentine Galleries found themselves face-to-face with a holographic version of Marina Abramović. The Serbian conceptual artist had created her first Mixed Reality (MR) performance to be viewed through a headset. Audience members were able to watch as a digital Abramović walked around an…

    Worlds First Mixed Reality Artwork from Marina Abramović Comes Under the Christies Hammer
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    Rago’s Upcoming Sale Explores Modern and Contemporary Art

    “Art is a simplification of life,” American artist James Brooks told The New York Times in 1975. “A distillation of life with fewer impurities in it. Fewer elements, perhaps.” Brooks used these principles to develop his distinct paintings challenging calligraphy, color, and form. Two examples of his work, respectively titled…

    James Brooks, P.M
  • Auction Preview

    Hindman Brings Sports Memorabilia to Auction

    Hindman’s Sports Memorabilia auction will present a baseball signed by Babe Ruth, one of the 20th century’s most celebrated athletes. Ruth has been dubbed an “American legend” for his skills in the field. He played a key role in transforming the New York Yankees into an iconic baseball team. Throughout…

    A Babe Ruth Single Signed Baseball (Beckett Authentication Services Encapsulated)
  • Auction Result, Press Release

    Potter & Potter Auctions' October, 2020 Fine Books And Manuscripts Sale a Cover to Cover Success at Nearly $500,000.

    This sale tempted collectors with remarkable publications, livres d’artiste, archives, and works by 20th century artists including Picasso, Dali, and Hockney. The Works of Janathan Swift Chicago, Il, October 14, 2020 - Potter & Potter Auctions' signature fall event was a best seller in every respect. When the hammer fell…

    Potter & Potter Auctions October, 2020 Fine Books And Manuscripts Sale a Cover to Cover Success at Nearly $500,000
  • Auction Industry

    Upcoming Phillips Auction Highlights 20th-Century Photographs

    The upcoming Photographs auction, presented by Phillips, examines the craftsmanship of contemporary photography. Held on October 14th, 2020 starting at 10:00 AM EDT, the sale will include works from fashion, portrait, and fine art photographers. Leading the lots are works from the 20th century. Dorian Leigh, Schiaparelli Rhinestones, Pré-Catelan, Paris,…

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  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Fine Photographs at Swann October 22 Featuring the Estate of Evelyn Z. Daitz

    Portfolios by Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Edward Weston, Yousuf Karsh and more Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Platinum Portfolio, complete with 10 platinum prints, 1927–74, printed 1981. From the Estate of Evelyne Z. Daitz. Estimate $25,000 to $35,000. New York—Fine Photographs will come to auction Thursday, October 22 at Swann Galleries. The sale brings to market excellent…

    Fine Photographs at Swann October 22 Featuring the Estate of Evelyn Daitz
  • Auction Preview

    Andreas Gursky’s work leads Photographs Auction

    In the upcoming Photographs auction, Andreas Gursky’s São Paulo, Sé is one of the highlighted lots. Many of Gursky’s noted works study human behavior in private and public spaces. The offered piece from 2002 was captured at the city’s multi-level metro station. The photograph is split horizontally by six crowded…

    Andreas Gursky São Paulo, Sé
  • Artists, Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Ahmet Ertuğ

    Work from Turkish Photographer Will Cross the Phillips Auction Block Ahmet Ertuğ’s eye for elaborate interiors did not grow from artistic training but rather from his background as an architect. A Turkish photographer, he gradually turned away from designing buildings to capturing the beauty of those that already exist. Ertuğ’s…

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    WM Hunt’s Evocative Photography Collection Comes to Auction with Christie's

    An American photographer, George Krause began his artistic journey while serving in the U.S. Army (1957-59). In his spare time, he would move around the neighborhoods of South Carolina and photograph the cultural landscapes. One of the key highlights of the upcoming Photographs from the W.M. Hunt Collection sale, presented…

    RICHARD AVEDON (1923–2004)
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    American Presidential Memorabilia Comes to Auction with Bonhams

    Following the September 11th, 2001 attacks, collector Jim Warlick became concerned that children would stop visiting Washington, D.C. to learn about American history. He decided to take his collection of American presidential memorabilia on the road to fill the need. 20 years later, part of his “American Presidential Experience” traveling…

    John F. Kennedy White 1963 Lincoln Limo One That Carried Him The Morning Of November 22, 1963
  • Exhibitions

    NGV announces more than 100 artists and designers for NGV Triennial 2020

    Spanning art, design, and architecture, NGV Triennial will present works of drawing, photography, film, tapestry, sculpture, lighting design, fashion design and more. MELBOURNE.- Exploring some of the most globally relevant and pressing issues of our time, including isolation, representation and speculation on the future, the NGV Triennial will present a large-scale exhibition of…

    NGV announces more than 100 artists and designers for NGV Triennial 2020
  • Auction Industry

    Storm King Marks 60th Anniversary with Artist-Led Online Programs and Benefit Auction

    Storm King Art Center is the 500-acre outdoor museum located in New York’s Hudson Valley, where visitors experience large-scale sculpture and site-specific commissions under open sky. Andy Goldsworthy, Storm King Art Center In lieu of its Annual Gala in New York City, Storm King Art Center will host a series…

    Storm King Marks 60th Anniversary with Artist-Led Online Programs and Benefit Auction
  • Art Industry

    McKay Williamson’s innovative creative consultancy creates meaningful artworks from cherished memories

    McKay Williamson creates bespoke, deeply personal artworks from clients’ most cherished memories and moments. Courtesy of McKay Williamson Founded by American artist Richard Williamson in 2002, creative agency McKay Williamson has redefined the way people commission and collect art by offering a bespoke experience where a client’s cherished memories can…

    McKay Williamsons innovative creative consultancy creates meaningful artworks from cherished memories
  • Auction Preview

    20th Century Evening Sale

    From Impressionism to contemporary art, Christie's upcoming 20th Century Evening Sale offers a wide array of fine art pieces. This early October event is led by an untitled painting from American painter Mark Rothko. Among the most prominent figures of the New York School, Rothko revolutionized Abstract Expressionism. His mature…

    Cy Twombly (1928-2011)
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    Selections from the Library of Gerald and Barbara Weiner

    In Hindman’s upcoming sale highlighting the library of Gerald and Barbara Weiner, a first edition copy of Charles Darwin’s The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection stands out. In this first edition, the word “species” is misspelled on page 20 and the full whale-bear story is included on…

    SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). Mr. William Shakespear's Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published according to the true Original Copies.
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    22nd OstLicht Photo Auction

    Helmut Newton was a prolific artist famous for his black-and-white nude photographs. Newton developed an interest in photography at an early age and learned the craft from the prominent German photographer Yva. He later went on to open his photo studio in Melbourne and focused on postwar fashion photography. Newton’s…

    WITHDRAWN! HELMUT NEWTON (1920–2004)
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    Paintings, Drawings, Prints & Multiples, Photography

    The upcoming Paintings, Drawings, Prints & Multiples, Photography event, presented by Bertolami Fine Art, highlights a photolithograph for Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s 1974 installation titled The Wrapped Roman Wall. The 2,000-year-old Aurelian Wall was built by Emperor Marcus Aurelius to surround the city of Rome. For 40 days in February and March of 1974,…

    (Vladimirov Yavachev) Christo The Wall - Wrapped Roman Wall,1973-1974 Photolithograph
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    New Now

    Figurative painter Claire Tabouret's work combines layers and textures, revealing a shift in reality. Her popularity is driven by the art’s visual appeal and reflection on themes of conflict, sexuality, and desire. Admiring the intense figures depicted in her paintings, Bugada & Cargnel write, “Certain faces are turned toward the…

    Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe