The World through Pilgrims'Eyes and Classical Russian Photography AuctionMacDougall Auctions, one of the three top Auctioneers of Russian art in the world, has announced the opening of a new department of international photography. On 21 May it will have an inaugural sale, The World through Pilgrims’ Eyes, Rare 19th and 20th Century Photography Auction. All works come from two important European collections of photography; most of them were purchased directly from the artists’ estates.
The sale features an extremely rare set of six daguerreotypes by Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey, one of the most important early European masters and a pioneer of travel photography. Ironically, his works were not exhibited during his lifetime; they became widely known a hundred years after his death. In 2003 a daguerreotype of his was auctioned for almost one million dollars, setting a worl...
A mid-season Photographs sale composed of high-quality 20th and 21st Century works on January 31, 2008.
Viewing 25 - 30 January
25-26 January, 10am - 5pm
27 January, 12pm - 5pm
28-30 January, 10am - 5pm
Reception 24 January 6-8pm
Please view our Photographs catalogue online and read more about the sale on our website www.phillipsdepury.com.
Exhibition : « Soviet photo » at The lumiere center for photographySoviet Photo coincides with the 5th anniversary of the Lumiere Brother Center for Photography and aims at presenting the accomplishments that the only privately funded museum of photography in Russia has made in respect of research in the visual arts and promotion of the fine art photography over the 5 years.
© Alexander Rodchenko, Dinamo, 1935
© Boris Ignatovich, Its all about machines, May 1st 1930
The exhibition traces the history of Soviet and Russian photography from the early 20th century to contemporary times.The display offers viewers to explore a variety of styles and narratives of the Soviet and Russian photography as seen through the eponymous magazine, spanning from advertising to war photography, and from portraits of high officials to experimental amateur art from the 60s&hellip...
Exposition : PROzavodWhat is PROzavod? It stands for a major exhibition of The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography that came out of the idea to show the best soviet industrial photography and has turned into a genuine research on the evolution of the image of factory and worker in Russia between avant-garde 1920s and present day.
© F.Grinberg - Atommash, 1974
PROzavod is an industrial story told by the medium of photography, collage and cinema. It is a kind of media archeology in the visual field. There is an avid interest toward industrial aesthetics all over the world which appears in various disciplinary researches (sociology, design, urban studies) and in art practices at the exhibition halls. Bernd and Hilla Becher’s photographs of the industrial architecture in Europe have long become classical; David Lynch&rsq...