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Tag: Peter Beard

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    Photographs by Lewis Wickes Hine and Man Ray Highlight Christie's Sale

    An American photographer and sociologist, Lewis Wickes Hine often wielded his camera as an instrument of social change. In the 1910s, the National Child Labor Committee used Hine’s documentary-style works to advocate the elimination of child labor in the United States. A rare vintage print of Lewis Wickes Hine’s Mechanic…

    Lewis Wickes Hine (1874–1940) Mechanic and Steam Pump, 1921
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    Peter Beard was a wildlife photographer whose affinity for the African wilderness was expressed in his photographs. He is today recognized for the documentation of Africa’s imperiled wildlife. By the 1970s, Beard had created his trademark by combining photographs, text from his daily journals, and found objects such as dried…

    IRVING PENN (1917-2009)
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    Important Peter Beard Collection Could Bring $300,000+ at Heritage Photographs Auction

    Event also features Andy Warhol’s Polaroid camera Peter Beard (American, 1938-2020). 756 Elephants.  DALLAS, Texas (September 16, 2020) – An important collection from Peter Beard and a selection from Leonard Freed’s Black in White America photo essay, as well as powerful images from renowned photographers ranging from Ansel Adams to Ruth…

    Important Peter Beard Collection Could Bring $300,000+ at Heritage Photographs Auction
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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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    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)
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    Photographs

    Featured in the upcoming Photographs auction, offered by Christie's, is a gelatin silver print titled Maureen Gallagher and A Night Feeder at Hog Ranch. This 1987 photo from Peter Beard shows a nude woman feeding a giraffe. Beard, a celebrated contemporary photographer, is known for documenting the African wilderness and…

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    Photographs Signature Auction

    The wilderness of Africa captured by the lens of Peter Beard cannot be admired enough. His work demonstrates how the beauty of a continent and its wilderness is diminishing due to industrialization. Such emotive works are being offered at Photographs Signature auction hosted by Heritage Auctions. One can find the Gardeners…

    Heritage Auctions
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    Phillips Auction

    Whether it be nudes, floral still life, or self-portraits that play with light, shadow, and composition, Robert Mapplethorpe’s works were mostly concerned with Classical quality of beauty. Along with Mapplethorpe's photograph, the auction organized by Phillips Auction discovers an array of photographs by prominent artists such as Cindy Sherman, Robert Frank, and…

    ROBERT FRANK - Parade, Hoboken, New Jersey, 1955/AuctionDaily
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    RELEASE: Christie's Announces the Collection of Lee Bouvier Radziwill to be Auctioned - October 2019

    “If I really can be said to have a personal style, I think it is reflected in my taste for the exotic and the unexpected. I like to create rooms which are essentially traditional—and then add touches of the bizarre and the delicious” © Ron Galella/ Ron Galella Collection/ Getty…