Van Ham presents the Auction 318 « Photographs »
This fall, "vintage" has become the catchword of the international photography market and VAN HAM’s photographs sale. This auction provides a selection of exceptional vintages in the classic photography area, with examples by the artists Albert Renger-Patzsch, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy and Man Ray. The works reveal the artists’ common fascination with unusual perspectives and their drive to achieve new ways of seeing. In contemporary photography, the work “Atlantis Treppe” by Günther Förg, among others, await enthusiasts. Förg’s work consists of six photographs of a staircase from several vantage points. The images were created during the Mariposa Project.
© Albert Renger-Patzsch
LOT 1190 | $ 10.400 - 13.000 / € 8.0...
Villa Grisebach, Berlin: Auction Modern and Contemporary Photographs
Catalogue No. 159: Modern and Contemporary Photographs
Auction on Thursday, 27 November 2008, at 3 p.m.
Viewing from 22 to 26 November in Berlin, Fasanenstrasse 73.
Saturday - Tuesday, 10 a.m. - 6.30 p.m.
Wednesday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Exhibition RealSurreal at Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg15 November 2014 – 6 April 2015
Nothing gives Surrealism as much meaning as photography. Salvador Dalí, 1929
Solarisation on gelatin silver paper, 29.6 x 24 cm
photo: Christian P. Schmieder, Munich
© The Estate of Erwin Blumenfeld
Is a photograph a true-to-life reproduction of reality, or is it merely a staged image? This year – the 175th anniversary of the invention of photography – the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg responds to this question with a comprehensive survey of avant-garde photography between 1920 and 1950. The exhibition RealSurreal presents around 200 masterpieces from the eminent Siegert Collection in Munich. This collection, which has never been shown in its entirety, contains photographs from the Neues Sehen (‘New Vision&rs...
A New View of Architectural Photography from the National Museums in BerlinThe Art Library is reopening its newly reconstructed Kaisersaal (Emperor's Hall) at the Museum of Photography with a show of hidden treasures of architectural photography from the collections of the National Museums. Nearly all of the individual museums have acquired since some 150 years photographs. The genre of architectural photography is especially prominent represented. It was collected for the purpose of documenting ethnological and archeological expeditions, to archive architectural monuments or as an art form in its own right. An impressive panorama of the most diverse architectural motifs unfolds, ranging from the beginnings of photography to today: to mention but a few, there are images of bamboo huts from the Ethnological Museum, of temples from the Egyptian Museum, of Indian mosques from the Museum of Asian A...
Aspects of European Photography, circa 1930With the title "Aspects of European Photography, circa 1930", the Jörg Maaß Gallery will show a selection of 55 black and white photographs displaying a wide overview of the various aspects of European photography from the middle of the 1920s to the end of the 1930s.
The main themes of the approximately 30 different photographers are; technology and science, "unusual points of view", advertising and portrait photography. The exhibition will include important representatives of the "Neues Sehen" and "Neue Sachlichkeit", as well as artists influenced by Surrealism.
In spite of the impressive similarities that become apparent when images by different photographers are juxtaposed, revealing time and again a common interest in the selection of subject matters, the exhib...