02 juin 2018

Doyle's June 14 auction traces the history of photography

NEW YORK, NY.- On Thursday, June 14 at 10am, Doyle will hold an auction of Photographs. The sale will offer 19th century photography, including a collection of daguerreotypes, as well as photographs by Curtis, Negré. Durandelle and others. 20th century examples feature work by many major figures, among them Berenice Abbott, Edward Steichen, Margaret Bourke-White, Alfred Stieglitz, Aaron Siskind, Ellen Auerbach, Paul Caponigro and Harry Callahan. Contemporary photography offers work by such artists as Robert... [Lire la suite]

30 avril 2015

Three world records set at Bonhams Photographs Sale

NEW YORK, NY.- Three new world records were set at Bonhams’ Photographs sale on April 28. Ansel Adams (1902-1984), Winter Sunrise, Sierra Nevada from Lone Pine, California, 1944. Sold for US$ 179,000 (€162,697). Photo: Bonhams. Mural-sized gelatin silver print, mounted on Crescent illustration board, printed between 1963 and 1973, signed in ink on the mount; titled in ink and his Carmel credit stamp on the mount verso. 22 1/8 x 30 5/8in Provenance: Collection of Ansel Adams.Gift to Wallace and... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2011

Sotheby's New York Photographs Sale in April to Be Led By Rare Man Ray Works

Man Ray, Solarized Male Torso. Est. $70,000 to $100,000. Photo: Sotheby's NEW YORK, N.Y.- Sotheby’sspring Photographs auction on 6 April in New York will offer a variety of exceptional works, from a recently-rediscovered Mathew Brady daguerreotype to Contemporary photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto, Richard Prince, and the multi-media master Peter Beard. Of special note are masterpieces of 20th-century photography by Man Ray, Jaromír Funke, Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, Walker Evans, Richard Avedon, and Irving Penn, among many others.... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2010

Christie's October Photographs Sale to Offer Landmark Works by the Masters of the Medium

NEW YORK, NY.- On October 6 and 7, Christie’s New York will offer a broad range of photographs from the early 20th century to the present day. Highlights include important photographs, from many private collections including The Estate of Harry Lunn, Bruce and Nancy Berman; and Harvey Shipley Miller and Randall Plummer. Artists such as Diane Arbus, Ansel Adams, Man Ray, Irving Penn, William Eggleston and Lise Sarfati will be featured prominently. The sale comprises 349 lots and is expected to realize from $4.5 million to $6.8 million.... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2010

Opening Session of Photographs from the Polaroid Collection 100% Sold

Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-1989) Sam Wagstaff asleep. unique Polaroid Type 52 print, 1973-75,3 ½ by 4½ in. (8.9 by 11.4 cm.) Sold 16,250 USD. photo Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Tonight at Sotheby’s, bidding began for Photographs from the Polaroid Collection with the opening session bringing a remarkable $7,197,439, well-above expectations (est. $2.9/4.5 million) and with every lot finding a buyer. With more than 300 hundred lots left to sell tomorrow, the running total has already exceeded the low estimate for the entire sale (est.... [Lire la suite]
26 novembre 2009

Christie's December Photographs Sale Offers Exceptional Array of Works

David Bailey, b. 1938) Sharon Tate and Roman Polanski, 1969, gelatin silver print, printed 1988, signed in ink, typed title and date on labels affixed (on the reverse of the frame) 33¼ x 33in. (84.4 x 83.8cm.) Estimate: $8,000 - 12,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2009. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced the sale of Photographs on December 7, which will conclude the Fall 2009 season for the category. With viewings open to the public from December 3-6, the sale presents a distinct array of themes varying from the examination... [Lire la suite]

06 mars 2009

A fine selection of photographs @ Sotheby's NY on March 30th

Robert Mapplethorpe, Calla Lily, est. $60/80,000. Photo: Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- On March 30th, Sotheby's will offer a fine selection of photographs ranging from one of the earliest images of New York City, to a modernist work by László Moholy-Nagy, to iconic images by photographic provocateur Robert Mapplethorpe. Also included will be images by many of the 20th century's top photographers including Robert Frank, William Eggleston, Irving Penn, and many others. One of Robert Mapplethorpe's most famous flower studies, Calla... [Lire la suite]
20 octobre 2008

"Oceans, Rivers, and Skies: Ansel Adams, Robert Adams, and Alfred Stieglitz" @ National Gallery of Art

Alfred Stieglitz (American, 1864 - 1946), Music--A Sequence of Ten Cloud Photographs, No. II, 1922 gelatin silver print mounted on paperboard. National Gallery of Art, Washington, Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1949.3.829 WASHINGTON, DC.- Three important and beautiful series of black-and-white landscape photographs will be showcased in, Oceans, Rivers, and Skies: Ansel Adams, Robert Adams, and Alfred Stieglitz, on view through March 15, 2009 (West Building Ground Floor Gallery 34). This focus exhibition features 21 works in... [Lire la suite]
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28 août 2008

“Georgia O’Keeffe and Ansel Adams: Natural Affinities” @ the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Todd Webb (United States, 1905–2000), Georgia O’Keeffe in Twilight Canyon, 1964, gelatin silver print, 12 x 9 1/2 inches. Courtesy of Evans Gallery, Portland, Maine WASHINGTON.- “Georgia O’Keeffe and Ansel Adams: Natural Affinities,” on view at the Smithsonian American Art Museum Sept. 26 through Jan. 4, 2009, examines the friendship of two iconic artists who were attracted to the distinct landscapes of the American southwest and far west and committed to depicting its essence with modernist sensibilities. This exhibition, the... [Lire la suite]
28 juillet 2008

"Georgia O'Keeffe and the Camera: The Art of Identity" @ Santa Fe

Todd Webb (United States, 1905–2000), Georgia O’Keeffe at Ghost Ranch, 1963, gelatin silver print, 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches, Portland Museum of Art, Maine. Gift of the Evans Gallery and Todd and Lucille Webb SANTA FE, NM.- The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum is pleased to present an exhibition of paintings by Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1886) with photographs taken of her from the 1910s through the 1980s. She is one of the most significant artists of the 20th century, and this is the first exhibition to pair her paintings and photographs made... [Lire la suite]