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Tag: Lee Friedlander

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    Dane Fine Art Presents Early Shot of Madonna by Lee Friedlander

    In 1979, an unknown 21-year-old named Madonna Ciccone answered an ad seeking nude models to be photographed by Lee Friedlander. The model who would eventually be known by just her first name— Madonna— signed a release and was paid a small amount, then went back to the work of becoming…

    Lee Friedlander, Nude Madonna
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    New York City Estate Auction

    Buddhist sculpture has long been part of China’s history, dating back to the second century BCE. The initial representations were not human forms but rather empty seats, footprints, trees, or domes. The human form sculptures began during the fourth century CE. One of the highlights of the upcoming New York…

    Renaissance Revival Alabaster Dresser Box
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    Auction of 19th, 20th and 21st Century Photographs at Doyle

    Doyle's timed auction of Photographs closing on Monday, June 29 at 10am offers a wide range of fascinating material chronicling the evolution the genre. Highlights include major Civil War-era and 20th century images, property from an International Corporation, and contemporary photography from the collection of Joseph Salvatore LaPolla Jr., among…

    Auction of 19th, 20th and 21st Century Photographs at Doyle
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    With a career spanning five decades, Helmut Newton became recognized as one of the world's leading photographers. Capturing staged models as his subject, his work was often controversial. The upcoming Photographs auction, presented by Doyle, offers the work of Newton. The available piece shows four nude women posing. This image,…

    GUTEKUNST, FREDERICK (1831-1917) Ulysses S. Grant, Lieutenant-General, U.S.A., 1865, likely printed 1865-1870.
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    Fine Photographs

    Robert Mapplethorpe was known for his black and white photographs of celebrities and both male and female nudes. His often controversial images sparked many discussions and debates about the right to freedom of expression. The upcoming auction, presented by Swann Auction Galleries, highlights the work of Mapplethorpe featuring the first…

    (DIEGO RIVERA) (1886-1957)