lunes, 8 de octubre de 2012

Gustave le Gray and the New York auction results



In memoriam

Death of Michelle Vignes

Michelle Vignes had a burning passion for social documentary photography and used it not only to create important bodies of work but to support other emerging and established photographers through the two organizations she co-founded: The International Fund for Photography and Fotovision. She...


Gustave Le Gray dans Les Cahiers de Nicéphore

Ten years after the exhibition Gustave Le Gray 1820-1884 presented by the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, curated by Sylvia Aubenas, the photographer is once again in the news. With an exhibition at the Petit Palais and a new book published by Éditions Actes Sud, the m...


Gustave Le Gray
Modernisme ou modernité

Behind this double title, this exhibition and book reveal the intentions of the two curators, Anne de Mondenard and Marc Pagneux, providing a new reading of the beginnings of photography, accompanied by a few additional discoveries. Four years in the works, the preliminary re...


Le Vernissage Le Gray par Molly Benn

While hundreds of people swarm the Grand Palais for the Chanel fashion show, the cultural journalists stood across the street, at the Petit Palais, to attend the press conference for the exhibition Modernism or Modernity: Photographers from the Circle of Gustave Le Gray. Guided by...


Tokyo Photo Fair by Christophe Lunn

The 4th edition of Tokyo Photo Fair was deemed a great success. Many French galleries were present. This was due, no doubt, to the visit at Paris Photo last year of co-founders Takeshi "Arthur" Thornton and Tomo Harada. Big French names were also among the sponsors : Air France, Ne...


Fairy tale: Acey Harper - No Limits

In January, I was in Paris to show samples of my work with acrobats and circus artists, at the Festival de Cirque de Demain. When Parisians I met told me, "you must exhibit. Who is your gallery?" I was inspired and encouraged. I became friends with one of them, a photographer, Chri...


Merry Monsters
by Miss Rosen

In 1969, Nat Finkelstein received word through his lawyer that a fugitive outlaw warrant had been issued in his name, and in fear for his life, he left the United States. In 1978, while in prison in France, Finkelstein received word that five years earlier, all charges against him were ...


Argentine Biennale by Celine Chevallier

From October 8 to 13, 2012, the small town of San Miguel in Tucumán, in northern Argentina, is the capital of documentary photography. An international festival organized every two years since 2004 by the Fondation Infoto, and which is held in the city’s cultural spaces, such a...


Atlanta Festival by Virginie Kippelen

October is the month of photography in Atlanta, thanks to the Atlanta Celebrates Photography (ACP) festival. This is the 14th edition of this annual event and once again, it holds up to its promises. Joel Sternfeld, particularly known for his lar...

Press Review

European press review
by Michel Philippot

Photography is in trouble. The “experts” say so. To be serious, you have to give up a certain number of postures. First, to claim oneself an “expert” in photography. Many of them claim to be such even though they’re just gravediggers, having failed in their editorial and ...


Davide Monteleone
Le Chardon Rouge

In the Caucasus, the red thistle is a flower which has come to symbolize resistance and tenacity, thanks to Tolstoy’s novel Hadji Murat. Davide Monteleone has often discovered the the resistance and tenacity of these populations since settling in Moscow in 2001 as a correspondent f...


New York Auctions

Christie’s sales of Photographs and Richard Avedon on 4-5 October achieved a combined total of $7,793,000/ £4,831,660/ €6,000,610, selling 73% by lot and 80% by value. The top lot was Peter Beard’s Orphan Cheetah Triptych, 1968, which realized $662,500, setting a new world auction rec...


New York Auctions

Sotheby’s October 3rd Photographs auction in New York featured a range of material from the 19th to 21st centuries. Strong examples of Surrealism by Hans Bellmer, Jindrich Styrsky, Man Ray, and Raoul Ubac are on offer. An eclectic selection of daguerreotypes from the 1850s to the pres...


New York Auctions
Phillips de Pury

Phillips de Pury & Company’s Photographs auction totaled $4,704,450, selling 81% by value and 76% by lot. “The auction set a world record for our cover lot, Steven Meisel’s Walking in Paris, Linda Evangelista & Kristen McMenamy, Vogue, October and additionally we are very pleased t...


New York Auctions
Swann Galleries

Swann sold a complete set of Edward S. Curtis's The North American Indian for $1,440,000--the highest priced item ever sold at New York's premiere auction house for works on paper.

The top lot in yesterday's auction of Fine Photographs & Photobooks was also the top lot ever sold at...
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