18 Press Releases

Tag: Photographs

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    Photographs Monthly Online Auction

    Known for his dedication to the documentation of social inequality, Bruce Davidson has been a member of the prestigious Magnum Photos agency since 1958. Since the 1980s, Davidson began to shift from black and white to color photography. Subway, his first color photography series, captured the gritty vitality of the…

    Photographs Monthly Online Auction #14155
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    Photographs

    László Moholy-Nagy is known for his innovations in photography. Moholy-Nagy developed residual images by placing various objects on photo-sensitive paper and exposing them to light. The Hungarian artist's works, associated with painting, printmaking, and design, capture his experiments with time, space, and light. The upcoming spring Photographs auction, offered by…

    Photographs
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    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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    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…

    Photographs
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    Photographs (Fotografia) Milan

    Luigi Ghirri was particularly interested in exploring landscapes and architecture through the lens of Conceptual Art. When exploring the ideas of his surroundings, Ghirri used early color photography and filters to evoke nostalgia.  A set of 33 Ghirri photographs will be offered in the upcoming Fotographia auction, offered by Milan-based…

    Cindy Sherman (1954)
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    Liquidation Auction

    The upcoming Liquidation Auction, offered by Morton Subastas, will feature paintings, books, and furniture. A key highlight is an untitled acrylic painting by José Castro Leñero, the winner of the Rufino Tamayo sixth and eighth biennial artistic competitions. Known for his hyperrealistic paintings, the available piece depicts a scene of Mexico…

    Scene of mother and daughters. XIX century. Engraving, dry point technique on paper. Signature A.P. Framed in carved wood.
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    Conflicts of the 19th & 20th Centuries

    A set of original bomb plugs from “Little Boy,” the first atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima during World War II, is currently up for auction in the Conflicts of the 19th & 20th Centuries sale, an online auction hosted by Bonhams. “Little Boy” became the first nuclear weapon to be used in…

    Conflicts of the 19th & 20th Centuries
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    Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

    The Rare Books, Autographs and Maps auction offered by Doyle will present items from the estates of Sylvia Miles and Florence and David Edelstein. Pieces from the Marian Sulzberger Heiskell and Andrew Heiskell Collection will also be available. Leading this auction is a bronze replica of the Winston Churchill monument…

    [CHICAGO FIRE] the Burning of Chicago
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    Sports, Comics, Comic Art, Animation

    The Sports, Comics, Comic Art, Animation sale, offered by Weiss Auctions, is a selection of over 500 items, many new to the auction market. A few examples of the available items include a 1998 “Pikachu Illustrator” Pokémon promo card, a single-signed Roberto Clemente baseball, and a production sketch from Disney’s…

    Sports, Comics, Comic Art, Animation
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    The Collection of Lee Bouvier Radziwill

    Lee Bouvier Radziwill visited India with her sister, Mrs. John F. Kennedy, in March 1962. Radziwill’s detailed and rare photographic record of their semi-official trip is a notable item in the upcoming October auction by Christie’s.  The 168 items presented are from the Collection of Lee Bouvier Radziwill, who was…

    Christie's
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    African-American Fine Art

    In Swann Auction Galleries’ upcoming African American Fine Art auction, some of the greatest African American artists of the 20th century will take center stage. A pulsing and varied celebration of black culture, this sale is packed with examples of folk art, fine art, and everything in between.  Henry Ossawa…

    African-American Fine Art
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    Photographs

    Born in New York City in 1923, Richard Avedon became one of the most revolutionary photographers of the 20th century. His sophisticated, refined, and minimalistic style has pushed the boundaries of contemporary photography. The works of Richard Avedon and similar photographers are profiled in the upcoming Photographs auction offered by Bonhams. One…

    Alec Soth (born 1969)/AuctionDaily
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    Photographs

    “The camera should be used for a recording of life, for rendering the very substance and quintessence of the thing itself, whether it be polished steel or palpitating flesh,” stated Edward Weston. From portraits to still life, the works of Weston reveals his skill to transform an art form into…

    Photographs
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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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    American & European Works of Art: Fine Prints, Multiples & Photographs

    American & European Works of Art: Fine Prints, Multiples & Photographs auction includes the artistic talents of Helen Frankenthaler, Andy Warhol, and Pablo Picasso. Skinner has put on a great auction, starting with a woodcut by Helen Frankenthaler (1928-2011). “Tales of Genji III” is a beautiful gray woodcut with several…

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    The Mary Wells Advertising & Americana Auction

    The Mary Wells Advertising & Americana Auction, offered by Leland Little, is anchored by some tobacco advertisements from a variety of producers. One lot garnering a lot of early interest consists of two lithographs advertising Bull Durham brand tobacco. The largest, perhaps more desirable of the two, is from a…

    Duke Tobacco Poster Double Sided Folding Screen/AuctionDaily
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    Summer Magic Auction

    The Summer Magic Auction by Potter & Potter Auctions is a delightfully diverse collection of magic ephemera, antiques, and other collectible items. For magicians and their acts, there is a three-color window card produced for Houdini’s final tour, among the many posters and promotional materials. Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-born,…

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    August Gallery Auction

    The August Gallery Auction, offered by Leland Little, is primarily a collection of home and office décor. Among the fine antique pieces are three music boxes, one of which is a Regina Coin-Operated table top unit. Regina was an American producer who made these musical instruments. They were usually built…

    A Qing Dynasty Chinese Cloisonne Snuff Bottle