Posts Tagged ‘Irving Penn’

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

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