5 Press Releases

Tag: Herb Ritts

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    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
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    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
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    Online Only Decorative Arts

    An American fashion photographer and director, Herbert "Herb" Ritts Jr. (1952 – 2002) was best known for his black and white photography that emphasized the human figure. A gelatin silver print of his Fred With Tires piece is one of the highlights in the upcoming Online Only Decorative Arts auction, presented by Pook & Pook,…

    Pastel still life with fruit
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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)
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    [email protected] Photographs Online

    The upcoming auction [email protected] Photographs Online offered by Bonhams celebrates the 50th anniversary of the riots at Stonewall in New York City.   The landmark event helped usher in a new era of gay and transgender rights and encouraged sexual freedom and expression, inspiring a generation of photographers. The auction…