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Category: Photography

  • Auction Preview

    Ansel Adams and the American West Photographs from the Center for Creative Photography

    34 photographs by Ansel Adams will be presented by Christie’s in the upcoming timed auction, sold in association with the Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona, Tucson. Leading the lots is a 1944 photograph titled Winter Sunrise, Sierra Nevada, from Lone Pine, California. This photo was taken…

    ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)
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    American Art @1600 featuring The Artist's Studio: John Winters

    Antonio Pietro Martino was an American painter born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Martino was initially interested in sculpture but later shifted to drawing and painting after attending lectures at the Graphic Sketch Club. During the 1930s, Martino’s paintings focused on landscapes in the Manayunk region of Pennsylvania. The upcoming auction, presented…

    Theodore Robinson (easel), Kenyon Cox (standing) and James Carroll Beckwith en Plein-Air Black and white photographic print
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    The Mark Isaacson and Greg Nacozy Collection

    Man Ray was known for his innovations in Surrealist photography. Female faces and figures were the primary subjects of his work, along with objects such as glass teardrops, eggs, peaches, and orbs. Although Ray experimented with sculpture, painting, film, and writing, he excelled at black-and-white photography. He invented “rayographs” by…

    Christopher Dresser, attribution, Moon flask and vase
  • Art Fairs

    Art Brussels launches online platform designed to benefit the fair's community of galleries and artists

    Art Brussels. BRUSSELS.- Art Brussels announces the launch of a new online platform designed to benefit the fair’s community of galleries and artists. A collaboration with GalleryViewer.com, the new initiative runs from Thursday 28 May 2020 at 11am (CET) until Monday 15 June 2020 and features galleries already confirmed for Art Brussels…

    Art Brussels launches online platform designed to benefit the fair's community of galleries and artists
  • Auction Industry

    The "Evil" Photographs of Diane Arbus: Know Before You Bid

    Christie’s Brings to Auction a Diane Arbus Photograph in Timed Event "I think all families are creepy in a way," photographer Diane Arbus wrote to her friend and editor Peter Crookston in 1968. At the time, Arbus was planning a photo set featuring families she'd found particularly interesting. She described…

    The Evil Photographs of Diane Arbus Know Before You Bid1
  • Auction Industry

    Online auction spans Pablo Picasso's entire oeuvre

    Pablo Picasso, Autour des arènes, circa 1900, pastel on cardboard (est. £250,000 – 350,000). Courtesy Sotheby's. LONDON.- Pablo Picasso was an individual who shaped art history like no other. Turning his hand to virtually every medium, Picasso suffused every element of culture with his signature – instantly recognisable, yet constantly evolving…

    Online auction spans Pablo Picasso's entire oeuvre
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    Photographs

    Diane Arbus is known for her black and white photographs capturing various marginalized groups. Her interest in photography developed after she received her first camera from her husband, Allan Arbus. Together with her husband, Arbus contributed to many popular magazines, including Vogue, Glamour, Harper’s Bazaar, and Seventeen. The upcoming auction,…

    BRASSAÏ (1899–1984)
  • Auction Industry

    Online-only auction dedicated entirely to Kennedy memorabilia is slated for Wednesday, June 10th, by University Archives

    Collecting Camelot: John & Jackie Kennedy Family Auction will be hosted on several platforms, including the firm's revamped website, www.universityarchives.com. The American flag attributed and documented to have been flying over the right front bumper of the presidential limousine in the Dallas motorcade on Nov. 22, 1963 (est. $50,000-$60,000). An…

    Online-only auction dedicated entirely to Kennedy memorabilia is slated for Wednesday, June 10th, by University Archives
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    Modern, Post War, and Contemporary Online Auction

    Marie Laurencin, a celebrity portrait artist, has created many surreal representations of women such as Coco Chanel in her signature painting style. In her piece titled Rose (1935), Laurencin captures a young girl in a dreamlike version of reality. Her color palette includes muted pinks, dove grays, and mint greens,…

    Marisol (Marisol Escobar) Venezuelan (1930-2016)
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    Modern & Contemporary Art Online Sale

    When Julian Schnabel started working on his first plate-painting, he meant to create a work that he had never seen before. His emotive painting broke with the existing minimalistic mood and introduced Neo-Expressionism. The movement captured the New York art scene in the 1970s. Schnabel’s art is characterized by his…

    DEL KATHRYN BARTON (B. 1972)
  • Exhibitions

    browngrotta arts presents California Dreamin’

    browngrotta arts is pleased to announce California Dreamin’ - an exclusive online exhibition highlighting the seminal role of the West Coast in the contemporary fiber art movement, and the significant role of California artists in browngrotta arts’ exhibition history, on view from May 11 - 31 on Artsy. A forerunner in the…

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    Modern & Contemporary Art

    Giacomo Balla, an Italian painter, was an early advocate of Futurism, and his geometric artwork often explored movement and light. Balla first developed an interest in visual art while working in a lithograph printing shop at the age of nine. The upcoming Modern & Contemporary Art Auction, presented by Finarte,…

    Marc Chagall (Vitebsk 1887-Saint-Paul de Vence 1985) - Doppio profilo su fondo blu e verde, 1950
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    Churchill in Charge | 80th Anniversary

    Winston Churchill became the Prime Minister of Great Britain on May 10, 1940, soon after Germany invaded France. On the 80th anniversary of this occasion, Sotheby’s, in partnership with Chardwell Booksellers, presents Churchill in Charge, an auction of rare books, manuscripts, and photographs from Churchill’s life and career. Included in…

    Winston S. Churchill - Thoughts and Adventures. London- Thornton Butterworth Ltd., 1932
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    Fine Prints & Photographs Online

    Roy Lichtenstein was commissioned to paint the Oval Office as part of the Artists for Freedom of Expression project, which benefited the Democratic National Committee during the 1992 Clinton/ Gore campaign. Lichtenstein studied the interior of the Oval Office in the White House to include as many details as possible.…

    Roy Lichtenstein (American, 1923-1997) The Oval Office
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    Fine Art Auction

    A key lot of the upcoming Fine Art Auction, presented by Vallot Auctioneers, is a lithograph by Elizabeth Murray. An American Abstract painter, Murray was best known for her large-scale, shaped canvas works and cartoonish drawing style. The available 1987-1988 piece, titled Up Dog, was executed on fourteen sheets of torn…

    Gertrude Käsebier (American 1852–1934)
  • Auction Industry

    Turner Auctions + Appraisals Presents The Hilman Walker Collection, Featuring Posters From World Wars I & II

    Online Auction Offers Over 220 Lots on Saturday, May 30 SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA, – Turner Auctions + Appraisals is very pleased to present the Hilman Walker Collection, showcasing an array of French posters from World War I and American posters from World Wars I and II. The sale also…

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    Important Paintings

    The upcoming Important Paintings sale features artists such as Richard Serra, Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, and Gustav Klimt. Etchings, drawings, sculptures, oil paintings, and more can be found in this Doyle auction.  Richard Serra is an American artist who specializes in Process Art, a movement that shifts the emphasis of creation…

    Martha Walter
  • Auction Result

    Bidsquare CEO on Success of MassArt Annual Fundraising Event

    Massachusetts College of Art and Design Raised $1 Million for Scholarships The Massachusetts College of Art and Design’s 31st annual MassArt Auction was held exclusively online this year using the Bidsquare bidding platform. The proceeds of the event supported scholarships for students and academic programs. In this collaboration with Bidsquare,…

    Bidsquare CEO on Success of MassArt Annual Fundraising Event
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    From Pictorialism into Modernism: 80 Years of Photography

    Through the early 20th century, Pictorialist photography emphasized the beauty, tonality, and composition of its subject matter rather than reality. During the 1950s, photographers abandoned Pictorialism for Modernism. This style of photography produced works with a sharp focus and an emphasis on formal qualities. The upcoming Christie’s auction includes 89…

    ALFRED STIEGLITZ (1864–1946)
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    Photographs

    Bruce Davidson, an American photographer, is best known for his sympathetic portrayals of communities on the margins. A selection of prints from Davidson’s East 100th Street series is a key lot in the upcoming Photographs sale, presented by Bonhams. After receiving a grant from the U.S. National Endowment for the Arts,…

    IRVING PENN (1917-2009)