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Tag: William eggleston

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    22nd OstLicht Photo Auction

    Helmut Newton was a prolific artist famous for his black-and-white nude photographs. Newton developed an interest in photography at an early age and learned the craft from the prominent German photographer Yva. He later went on to open his photo studio in Melbourne and focused on postwar fashion photography. Newton’s…

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    21st WestLicht Photo Auction

    William Eggleston’s interest in photography began after his classmate gave him a Leica camera. Although self-taught, Eggleston was influenced by street photographers such as Robert Frank and Henri Cartier-Bresson. However, he soon broke away from traditional black and white photography and began experimenting with colors in the late 1960s. Considered a pioneer of…

    WILLIAM KLEIN 1928) Bikini, Moscow 1959
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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,…

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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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    The Artist Who Kept His Dreamy, Colorful Street Photography Secret for Decades

    Saul Leiter, Red Umbrella, 1951, from “Early Color.” Courtesy of Steidl. As New York’s famous mid-century photographers set out to capture the city in shades of black and gray, Saul Leiter  rendered its unassuming details in expressive color. Using temperamental expired film, Leiter saw the streets in sharp punches of red and vast…

    Saul Leiter, Red Umbrella, 1951, from “Early Color.” Courtesy of Steidl.