9 Press Releases

Tag: Vik Muniz

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    Sotheby’s Offers Prints by Leading Photographers, from Edward Weston to Vik Muniz

    Edward Weston’s Dunes, Oceano will lead Sotheby’s spring Photographs sale. An American photographer and founding member of Group f.64, Weston explored sharply-focused landscapes through his lens. The available print shows swelling sand dunes with pronounced shadows. Ansel Adams, another member of Group f.64, is also featured in this event. Clearing…

    Edward Weston Dunes, Oceano
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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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    Photographs

    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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    Post-War & Contemporary Art Online

    Considered a seminal figure in Concrete Cuban art, Loló Soldevilla began painting in 1948. One year later, Soldevilla was named Cuba’s cultural attachée to Europe. She moved to Paris and remained there—with periodic trips back to the island—until 1956. During her stay, she visited London, after which she turned away…

    Matthew Brandt (American, Born 1982)
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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 (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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    Christie's 100 Online Sale

    A gelatin silver photographic print titled Frankfurt Airport VII: April 24, 2001 is one of the leading items in the upcoming auction presented by Christie’s. The photograph, created by Vera Lutter, is included among the 92 available lots. Lutter is a German photographer admired for her work with camera obscura…

    Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929)
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    Art + Design

    Brazilian artist Vik Muniz is known for his use of uncommon materials such as garbage, toys, and chocolates to create detailed photographs and installations. Drawing inspiration from other artists, Muniz recreates historical and pop culture imagery using unconventional methods. Medusa, after Caravaggio (Pictures of Junk) by the artist, is among…

    Art + Design
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    ANTIQUES, ESTATE JEWELRY, FINE & DECORATIVE ART

    Jewelry pieces, especially ones studded with emerald studded stones, are a highlight of the upcoming auction by Joshua Kodner. Collectors can explore a plethora of diamond rings, necklaces, and earrings. An emerald and diamond bracelet is offered at the highest estimate. Other highlights include an emerald and diamond necklace, along…

    Edward Cohen (American) 20th Century