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Tag: Henri Cartier-Bresson

  • Auction Result

    A Full Month of Fine Art Sales at Swann Shows Strength

    Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat, silver print, 1985, printed 1997. Sold June 11, 2020, in Fine Photographs for $27,500. New York—Swann Galleries offered four sales of Fine Art this June, each one proving audiences are undeterred by the remote bidding format due to social distancing guidelines. Feral Benga, cast bronze,…

    A Full Month of Fine Art Sales at Swann Shows Strength
  • Artists

    Artist to Know: Imogen Cunningham

    Three Flower and Portrait Prints Available in Swann Auction Galleries Sale Imogen Cunningham, Self Portrait with Korona View, 1933. Image from the Imogen Cunningham Trust. Imogen Cunningham, a photographer who rose to prominence in the early 20th century, was faced with the challenge of establishing herself in a traditionally male-dominated…

    Self Portrait with Korona View, 1933
  • Auction Preview

    Cancelled Auction. Photographs

    This auction has been canceled to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. However, we at Auction Daily believe this preview is still a helpful resource for collectors and dealers. Check our Auction News page for the latest on other canceled or postponed events.  Ansel Adams’ experiments with large photographic prints,…

    HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON
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    A Lasting Engagement: The Jane and Kito de Boer Collection Online

    The upcoming Lasting Engagement Auction, offered by Christie’s, presents Indian art from the collection of Jane and Kito de Boer. An untitled ink work by Indian artist Francis Newton Souza is particularly featured. Throughout his career, Souza experimented with many genres and styles. He frequently used themes and motifs of…

    M. K. PARANDEKAR (1877-1961)
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    Photographs Monthly Online Auction

    The Photographs Monthly Online Auction, offered by Heritage Auctions, features photographs from Ansel Adams, among other noteworthy photographers. Work by Adams reproduced less frequently are available here, including Dogwood, Yosemite and Oaktree, Yosemite. Both his work and his advocacy promoted the idea of “pure” photography, favoring the use of the…

    Photographs Monthly Online Auction
  • Auction Industry

    Jim Morrison And The Doors Star Alongside Charlie Chaplin And a Galaxy of Hollywood Stars at Swann Auction Galleries

    An image from the Michael Montfort portfolio of The Doors on their 1968 European tour. The estimate for the group of nine photographs is $1,500 to $2,500. Image courtesy of Swann Auction Galleries. NEW YORK, NY.- A series of photographs showing Jim Morrison and The Doors on their first European tour…

    Michael Montfort portfolio of The Doors
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    Fine Prints & Multiples

    In 1984, National Geographic photographer Steve McCurry was assigned to photograph refugee camps along the border of Afghanistan and Pakistan. As he made rounds in the camps, he encountered a class of schoolgirls where one girl, in particular, stood out for her startling sea-green eyes. She was photographed by McCurry.…

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    Photographs

    In the 20th century, Henri Cartier-Bresson introduced a new style of photography that helped establish photojournalism as an art form. According to Magnum Photos, he explained his approach in these terms: “For me, the camera is a sketchbook, an instrument of intuition and spontaneity. It is by an economy of…

    Photographs