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]
28 décembre 2016

« Entre l’art et la mode: la collection Carla Sozzani », à la galerie parisienne Azzedine Alaïa.

William Klein, Club Allegro fortissimo, Paris, 1990. Photo © William Klein. Courtesy Galerie Azzedine Alaïa. PARIS - Près de deux cents photographies sont réunies dans l’exposition « Entre l’art et la mode: la collection Carla Sozzani », à la galerie parisienne Azzedine Alaïa. Le regard de Carla Sozzani, figure majeure au croisement de la mode, de la photographie et de l’art L’exposition présente une sélection de photographies issues de la collection qu’a constituée depuis presque quarante ans Carla Sozzani, une... [Lire la suite]
13 novembre 2016

The best of the art & luxury markets offered at Koller

GENEVA.- The November – December auction series at Koller features a large sculpture by Chinese conceptual artist and dissident Ai Weiwei; important works by Gabriele Münter, one of the founders of the Blaue Reiter movement; an oil on canvas by Keith Haring from his European travels in the mid-80s, and a large painting by Swiss artist Albert Anker estimated at approximately $1 million. Koller’s first stand-alone Photographs auction in almost a decade features portraits of personalities such as Muhammed Ali, Desmond Tutu... [Lire la suite]
01 novembre 2016

Richard Avedon, Francis Bacon, artist, Paris, April 11, 1979

Lot 7. Richard Avedon, Francis Bacon, artist, Paris, April 11, 1979. Estimate £20,000 - 30,000. Photo Phillips Gelatin silver print.35.7 x 56.1 cm (14 x 22 1/8 in.)Signed, numbered 3/10 in ink, copyright credit reproduction limitation, title, date and edition stamps on the reverse of the linen flush-mount.   Provenance: Phillips de Pury & Company, New York, 19 October 2006, lot 243 Literature: R. Avedon, An Autobiography, Random House, 1993, pl. 214Richard Avedon: Evidence, 1944-1994,... [Lire la suite]
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03 janvier 2016

Dovima wearing Balenciaga, 1950

  Model Dovima wearing Balenciaga, 1950. Photo by Richard Avedon
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22 novembre 2015

Elizabeth Taylor by Richard Avedon (1956)

Elizabeth Taylor by Richard Avedon (1956)
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28 octobre 2015

Dovima in Balenciaga, September 1950

Dovima in Balenciaga white satin dress with a tight bodice embroidered with rubies, Harper's Bazaar September 1950. Photo Richard Avedon
25 octobre 2015

Liz Taylor in Pierre Balmain Dress, 1961

Liz Taylor in Pierre Balmain Dress, photographed by Richard Avedon for Harper's Bazaar, 1961
24 octobre 2015

Audrey Hepburn, Richard Avedon, Evelyn Avedon Reddish, Truman Capote, Julie Andrews by Cecil Beaton

Audrey Hepburn, 1954. Photo Cecil Beaton Richard Avedon, Evelyn Avedon Reddish, 1955. Photo Cecil Beaton Truman Capote, Bangkok, Thailand, 1957. Photo Cecil Beaton Julie Andrews in 1959. Photo Cecil Beaton