Posts Tagged ‘Christie’s’

Spring Photography Auctions Total More Than $30.8 Million, Set Artist Records

Posted by on Wednesday April 10, 2013 | Business, Events, Fine Art

Six photography sales last week at the three major auction houses in New York City brought in more than $30.8 million dollars and included record sales for masters Man Ray and Diane Arbus, among others, as well as contemporary artists including Robert Frank, Richard Misrach, Alex Prager and Viviane Sassen. Two sales at Christie’s on... More

Print Auction to Benefit Children of Anton Hammerl to be Held May 15 at Christie’s (Update)

Posted by on Friday April 6, 2012 | Events, Photojournalism

On May 15, 2012, Christie’s will hold an auction of photojournalism prints to benefit the children of Anton Hammerl. The South African-born photojournalist was killed while covering the conflict in Libya in April last year by forces loyal to Muammar Qaddafi. Hammerl was survived by his wife and three young children. Photographers who have donated... More

Cartier-Bresson Photo Sets Record at Christie’s Auction in Paris

Posted by on Thursday November 17, 2011 | Events, Photojournalism

Christie’s took advantage of the interest surrounding Paris Photo last week by holding three auctions at their Paris auction house, one of which saw a photograph by Henri Cartier-Bresson fetch a record price for the photographer of $590,455. The record-breaking 1946 print of Derrière la Gare Saint-Lazare, Paris, 1932, the famous photograph of a man... More