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    Robert Mapplethorpe’s Self-Portrait and Peter Beard’s Photograph of Francis Bacon Come to Auction

    American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe documented the queer subculture in New York in the late 1960s and early ‘70s. Mapplethorpe was also celebrated for his subversive nudes, floral still lifes, and monochrome portraits and self-portraits. His classic hand-colored photostat self-portrait from 1972 is a key highlight of an upcoming Christie’s auction.…

    Robert Mapplethorpe (1946–1989) Self-Portrait, 1972
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    Robert Mapplethorpe’s Photos Highlight Upcoming Hindman Auction

    In the upcoming photography auction, presented by Hindman, Robert Mapplethorpe’s black-and-white photograph titled Calla Lily will be available for bidding. This particular piece comes from Mapplethorpe’s series of flower photographs, which were taken throughout his career. These images represent his fascination with nature’s beauty, a departure from his previous focus…

    Robert Mapplethorpe (American, 1946-1989) Calla Lilies, 1988
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    Hindman Auctions to present first dedicated photography sale

    Alex Prager (American, b. 1979), Untitled (Parts 3), 2014. Archival pigment print. 48 x 74 1/2 inches. Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000. CHICAGO, IL.- On January 21, Hindman will present its first dedicated photography sale. The January Photography auction features a curated selection of rare and noteworthy photographs, including classic images by Ruth Bernhard,…

    Hindman Auctions to present first dedicated photography sale
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    Photographs from the Ginny Williams Collection

    A model, actress, and political activist, Tina Modotti was introduced to the world of photography by her mentor and partner Edward Weston. After her husband's death, Modotti moved to Mexico City with Weston in 1923. There, she managed Weston's studio in exchange for photography lessons. Although Weston influenced Modotti, she…