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The photography market’s top sales… from Paris to New York [22.11.2019]

Every November Paris hosts a multitude of special events dedicated to photography. This year the core fair, Paris Photo, was accompanied by numerous “off” fairs and auction sales, as well as a whole series of special exhibitions at Parisian cultural institutions. The result was a rich and highly diverse program attracting a record number of […]

Flash News: Peter Lindbergh – Antony Gormley at the Royal Academy – A work by Daniel Buren vandalised [20.09.2019]

Phographer Peter Lindbergh (1944 – 2019) The German photographer Peter LINDBERGH – who died aged 74 on 3 September last – was among those – like Richard AVEDON and Helmut NEWTON – who made an impact on the history of images. A true master of his art, he forever changed the evolution of fashion photography and […]

Top photography results [29.04.2016]

In Artprice’s fortnightly series of auction rankings, this week’s Friday Top looks at the best auction results in the art market’s photography segment.

Upcoming auctions of photographs [25.03.2014]

Sales of photographs are attracting an ever-growing population of collectors and the rise in demand was reflected in last year’s auction prices with twelve 7-digit results, a general price index up 25% and an auction turnover ten times higher than 10 years ago.

Art Market News in Brief! [02.11.2012]

Every fortnight, Artprice provides a short round up of art market news.

Photographs [17.04.2012]

Sotheby’s photography sale on 6 April last year (2011) was particularly successful, generating a sales revenue of $4.5 million (excluding fees) and 82% of the works sold.

Fashion photography’s leading lights [22.12.2011]

Every fortnight Artprice provides you with a new or updated ranking in its Alternate-Friday Top Series. This week we present the top ten auction results generated for fashion photographies in 2011.

Ahead of the May sales [06.04.2010]

Ahead of the major Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary art sales in May, collectors have been making their annual pilgrimages to art fairs around the world. During March and April, those interested in Contemporary art have been particularly attracted to the Armory Show, Art Paris, Art Tokyo, Art Brussels, Cige, etc.

Helmut Newton- Scandal and sophistication [23.07.2007]

Helmut NEWTON’s first photographs, taken in the 1930s when he was an adolescent, already testify to his cult subjects: fashion, woman and the portrait. His first success came after the Second World War when he published his work in Playboy and various other magazines and set his style in the 1970s.Thanks to a skilful cocktail of eroticism and voyeurism, power and domination, seduction and proudly assumed “bad taste”, his photos attract some people, shock others but leave nobody indifferent.

Fashion photographers [12.11.2006]

To mark the opening of Paris Photo, a selection of works encapsulating the various facets of fashion photography will come under Thierry de Maigret’s hammer in an auction to be held at Drouot on 16 November.

Helmut Newton (1920-2004) [31.01.2005]

Helmut Newton died exactly a year ago at the wheel of his Cadillac at the age of 83. A highly talented fashion photographer, Newton is best known for his black and white photographs of tall and slender women and for his celebrity portraits. Shortly before his death, the artist bequeathed more than a thousand of his most emblematic photos to Berlin, the city where he was born. This collection – a brilliant sample of the depth of his work – has been on display since last June at the new Helmut Newton Foundation Museum

Contemporary photography: prices surge in this more selective and transparent market [13.06.2002]

In a market segment which attracts young collectors hammer prices rise and fall in line with sales. Despite being a particularly unstable market, contemporary photographers have commanded steadily rising prices in recent years. But prices are still influenced by economic swings and speculation. The talent of these artists is not yet rooted in art history or in the market. Selection is particularly tough.

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