26 juin 2018

Getty Museum opens major survey of 100 years of fashion photography

Yohji Yamamoto, Autumn/Winter 1995 (detail), 1995. David Sims (British, born 1966). Chromogenic print, 88.9 x 71.1 cm. LOS ANGELES, CA.- At their core, fashion photographs are made for consumption in magazines and advertising. They are intended to arouse desire in viewers, whether it be for beauty, style, or even the trendiest lip shade or haircut. To capture attention, fashion photographs perpetually shift style or approach in the face of social, political, and economic change. Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion... [Lire la suite]

11 avril 2018

Sotheby's Photographs totals $5.1 million in New York

Lot 133. Man Ray (1890-1976), Minotaur, dated and numbered '36' in pencil and with the photographer's '31 bis, Rue Campagne Première' studio stamp (Manford M6) and posthumous copyright stamp (Manford M30) on the reverse, 1933, 5 7/8  by 9 1/4  in. (14.9 by 23.5 cm.) Estimate: $150/250,000. Sold for $175,000. Courtesy Sotheby’s.    NEW YORK, NY.- Emily Bierman, Head of Sotheby’s Photographs Department in New York, commented: “We are delighted with the results of today’s... [Lire la suite]
08 septembre 2015

A century of British Vogue to be celebrated with major exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery

Anne Gunning in Jaipur by Norman Parkinson, 1956 © Norman Parkinson Ltd/Courtesy Norman Parkinson Archive LONDON.- A major exhibition celebrating 100 years of cutting-edge fashion, beauty and portrait photography by British Vogue will open at the National Portrait Gallery, London, in February 2016, it was announced today. Vogue 100: A Century of Style (11 February – 22 May 2016) will showcase the remarkable range of photography that has been commissioned by British Vogue since it was founded in 1916, with over 280... [Lire la suite]
22 février 2014

Exhibition of rare, vintage photographs by Herb Ritts opens at Edwynn Houk Gallery

Stephanie, Cindy, Christy, Tatjana, Naomi, Hollywood, 1989. ©Herb Ritts Foundation/Courtesy of Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York. Edwynn Houk Gallery will present an exhibition of rare, vintage photographs by Herb Ritts (American, 1952-2002), focusing exclusively on the five models in his iconic work, “Stephanie, Cindy, Christy, Tatjana, Naomi, Hollywood, 1989. Herb Ritts’ indelible photographs came to define the era of the Supermodel, capturing the top models of the time in images that are, at turns, strong, vulnerable, sexy,... [Lire la suite]
28 septembre 2012

Herb Ritts, Tony with Body Mask, Joshua Tree, 1985

Herb Ritts, Tony with Body Mask, Joshua Tree, 1985. Photo Philips de Pury & Company Toned gelatin silver print. 18 5/8 x 15 1/8 in. (47.3 x 38.4 cm) Copyright credit blindstamp in the margin; signed, titled, dated and numbered 9/25 in pencil on the verso. ESTIMATE $2,500 - 3,500 PROVENANCE Phillips de Pury & Company, New York, 16 April 2010, lot 113 LITERATURE Bulfinch Press, Herb Ritts: Work, n.p.Twin Palms, Herb Ritts: Pictures, n.p.Philips de Pury & Company. Photographs. 2 Occtober 2011. New... [Lire la suite]
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28 septembre 2012

Herb Ritts, Tony in White, Hollywood, 1988

Herb Ritts, Tony in White, Hollywood, 1988. Photo Philips de Pury & Company Gelatin silver print. 17 1/2 x 15 in. (44.5 x 38.1 cm) Copyright credit blindstamp in the margin; signed, titled, dated and numbered 10/25 in pencil on the verso. ESTIMATE $3,000 - 5,000 PROVENANCE Fahey/Klein Gallery, Los Angeles EXHIBITED Herb Ritts: L.A. Style: J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 3 April 2012 - 2 September 2012; Cincinnati Art Museum, 6 October - 30 December 2012; John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, 1 March - 2 June... [Lire la suite]
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28 septembre 2012

Herb Ritts, Duo I, Mexico, 1990

Herb Ritts, Duo I, Mexico, 1990. Photo Philips de Pury & Company Gelatin silver print. 14 3/4 x 18 1/2 in. (37.5 x 47 cm) Signed, titled, dated and numbered 15/25 in pencil on the verso. ESTIMATE $4,000 - 6,000 PROVENANCE: Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta LITERATURE: Bulfinch Press, Herb Ritts: Work, n.p. Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Herb Ritts, n.p.  High Museum of Art, Chorus of Light: Photographs from the Sir Elton John Collection, p. 141Philips de Pury & Company. Photographs. 2 Occtober 2011. New... [Lire la suite]
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28 septembre 2012

Herb Ritts, Duo IV, Mexico, 1990

Herb Ritts, Duo IV, Mexico, 1990. Photo Philips de Pury & Company Gelatin silver print. 40 x 50 in. (101.6 x 127 cm) Signed, titled, dated and numbered 3/12 in pencil on a label affixed to the reverse of the flush-mount. ESTIMATE $20,000 - 30,000 PROVENANCE Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta LITERATURE Bulfinch Press, Herb Ritts: Work, n.p. Philips de Pury & Company. Photographs. 2 Occtober 2011. New York. http://www.phillipsdepury.com/
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09 mai 2012

Herb Ritts, Tony Black Torso, Los Angeles, 1986

Herb Ritts, Tony Black Torso, Los Angeles, 1986. photo Philips de Pury & Co Gelatin silver print. 46.4 x 37.6 cm (18 1/4 x 14 3/4 in). Copyright credit blindstamp in the margin; signed, titled, dated and numbered 12/25 in pencil on the verso. Lot 12. ESTIMATE £2,500-3,500  PROVENANCE Staley Wise Gallery, New York LITERATURE Herb Ritts: Men/Women, Twin Palms, 1989 (variant)  Philips de Pury & Co. Photographs. 17 may 2012..www.phillipsdepury.com
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18 avril 2012

Richard Avedon's Nastassia Kinski and the Serpent expected to bring $50,000+ at Heritage Auctions

Richard Avedon, Nastassja Kinski and the Serpent, 14 June, 1981. Gelatin silver, printed 1982, 28-3/4 x 42-3/4 in. Estimate: $50,000 - $70,000. NEW YORK, NY.- A 1982 gelatin silver print of Nastassia Kinski and the Serpent, 1981 by famed photographer Richard Avedon is expected to bring $50,000+ when it comes to auction on May 1 in New York as part of Heritage Auctions’ Photographs Signature® Auction, taking place at the Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion (Ukrainian Institute of America), 2 E. 79th Street (at 5th Ave.).  The print, #4... [Lire la suite]