Peter Keetman est un photographe allemand né le 27 avril 1916 à Elberfeld et mort le 8 mars 2005 à Marquartstein dans l'arrondissement de Traunstein.
Dès son plus jeune âge, Peter Keetman est initié à la photographie par son père, amateur passionné. Il décide à l'age de 19 ans d'in tégrer l'École bavaroise de photographie de Munich et passe en 1937, à 21 ans, l'examen de compagnon. Pendant deux ans, il travaille à Duisburg avec le photograp he Gertrud Hesse avant de s'adonner à la photographie industrielle.
Il travaille alors pour l'entreprise C.H. Schmeck à Aix-la- Chapelle. Il revient de la Seconde Guerre mondia le en 1944 suite à une blessure grave qui l'empêche de travailler. Il décide mal gré tout de continuer ses études à l'École de photographie de Munich en classe de mait rise ainsi qu'auprès du photographe Adolf Lazi à Stuttgart. Il est un des m embres fondateurs du groupe d'avant-garde Fotoform , créé suite à l'exposition de Neustadt an der Wein straße de 1949. En 1950, il expose à la première Photokina. Au niveau international, Peter Keetman est surtout connu pour ses Gouttes d'eau irisées , des travaux de photographie expérimentale
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Modern and Contemporary Photographs
On Wednesday, June 1 more than 230 works of modern and contemporary photography will be offered for sale at Grisebach in Berlin.
Vintage prints are rare on the auction market by such artists as Gertrud Arndt, Edward Steichen, André Kertész and Iwao Yamawaki. Gertrud Arndt’s innovative 1930 “Negativ-Portrait Wera Meyer-Waldeck” where the artist utilized the negative copy technique is considered one of the “classics“ of Bauhaus photography (€ 10,000/15,000). While Edward Steichen’s 1921 study of a sunflower emanates the artist’s hallmark precision and focused lighting (€ 20,000/30,000), the Hungarian photographer André Kertész, on his forays into Paris, captured the unusual moments and chance encounters of daily life such... Vente Lempertz - Photography Auctions in Cologne Auction 1068: Photography
Friday, 3 June 2016 2pm
Highlight of this sale is a group of vintage prints by Albert Renger-Patzsch, which includes his famous image "Natterkopf" from 1925. The exceptional work was published in 1928 in his photo book "Die Welt ist schön" (lot 20, €15,000–20,000). The piece was made together with two other animal portraits at Dresden Zoo (lots 18/19, each est. €5,000-6,000) and due to its fascinatingly abstract graphic qualities it has become one of Renger-Patzsch’s most famous works. "Natterkopf" will be coming under the hammer for the first time, together with a selection of other plant, object and landscape photographs by the artist.
A further top lot is an early 1920s vintage print of Karl Blossfeldt’s "Salvia Argent... Vente Bassenge Photography Auction | 19th - 21st Century Photography Bassenge Photography Auction 107
19th – 21st Century Photography with a Special section of 19th Century Photographs of India (G. Heil Collection)
Including photographs by:
Leopold Ahrendts | Leopoldi Alinari | James Anderson | Thomas Andrew | Dieter Appelt | Eugène Atget | Edouard-Denis Baldus | Georg Barker | Max Baur | Felice Beato | Bernd und Hilla Becher | Emil Bieber | Ilse Bing | Walter Bird | Oliver Boberg | Robert Bothner | Samuel Bourne | Bourne & Shepherd | Josef Breitenbach | Émile Brugsch | Jewgeni Chaldej | Lucien Clergue | Tommaso Cuccioni | Lala Deen Dayal | Maxime du Camp | Harold Edgerton | Walker Evans | Louis Faurer | Allen Frame | Robert Frank | Francis Frith | Vincenzo Galdi | Jean Théophile Geiser | Wilhelm von Gloeden
Harry Callahan. "... Vente Auction : 1050 Photography at Lempertz KG As always, the photography auction will cover a broad spectrum of historic, classical and contemporary photography. The 19th century works on offer include a portrait of the British poet 'Lord Alfred Tennyson' taken in 1869 at his home in Freshwater by his friend Julia Margaret Cameron (lot 7, €2,000 – 2,500), as well as an assorted lot of photographs by Jean Pascal Sebah documenting the temples of 'Karnak'. The prints are in unusually fine condition (lot 4, €1,500). Rudolf Koppitz is represented by his most well-known image 'Bewegungsstudie', showing four graceful dancers, here in the form of a photogravure (lot 53, €5,000).
Further highlights of classical 20th century photography include Germaine Krull's 'Panneau publicitaire, l'affiche de Nicolas fines boutei... Vente Auction : Modern and Contemporary Photographs On Wednesday 26 November over 250 lots of modern and contemporary photography will be auctioned at Villa Grisebach in Berlin.
The modern photography selection is lead by two vintage pigment prints by the Czech photographer Frantisek Drtikol, dating from the mid-1920s. Depicting scenes typical of Drtikol’s output, "The Movement" and "Akt" work with elements of art deco, the theatre and of abstraction; only very rarely do works of this quality appear on the market (each €15,000/25,000). Two outstanding examples of early twentieth century pictorial photography are provided in the form of works by Rudolf Koppitz ("Esche", bromoil transfer print, c. 1912, €15,000/20,000) and Heinrich Kühn ("Pustertalerinnen", bromoil transfer print on Japan paper, 1913-1914, &eur... Vente Photography Auction | Kunsthaus Lempertz, Cologne To celebrate the 25th anniversary of our photography auctions, this autumn Lempertz will be offering numerous particularly fine classics of 20th and 21st century photography.
Andreas Gursky’s spectacular 1989 shot of the tourist ferry "Maid of the Mist" at the base of the Niagara Falls is one of the highlights of these season’s photography auctions. The chromogenic print from an edition of 12 will be coming up for sale as part of the CONTEMPORARY ART + PHOTOGRAPHY auction on Saturday 29 November (lot 547 / 60,000 – 80,000 €).
Andreas Gursky, Niagara falls, 1989. Chromogenic print on plastic board.
75 x 58 cm (100.8 x 83.5 cm). From an edition of 12. Estimate 60,000 – 80,000 €
This piece of the "Becher School" will be accompanied on the same... Vente Auction : Modern and Contemporary Photographs - Villa Grisebach (Berlin)
312 lot numbers of modern and contemporary photography will be sold on Wednesday, May 28, at Villa Grisebach in Berlin.
Leading the sale is Irving Penn’s 1970 “3 New Guinea Men, (2 with Pipes),” a group portrait shot during a traditional dance festival, in a platinum palladium print of 1983. The portrait of the tribe members in noble embellishments, who in the photographer’s mobile tent studio assume a pose of highest concentration, is one of Penn’s most formidable works (€ 35,000/45,000).
From the estate of Otto Steinert, one of the pioneering German photographers of the post-war era, two of the most well-known subjects will be sold that document his preoccupation with finding way of personal photographic expression: “Rhythmus und Struktur,” 1951 (€ 20,000/3... Exposition Thirty Years Thirty-One Photographers
Over these past three decades, the Laurence Miller Gallery has hosted approximately 250 exhibitions, and the list of these shows reflects the evolution of photography from the classic black-and-white medium that dominated much of the 20th Century, to today's large-format color contemporary works, as well as video. The gallery takes great pride in having given many emerging photographers their first one-person exhibitions in New York City, as well as having presented many of photography's greatest masters.
Thirty Years Thirty-One Photographers offers to both the connoisseur and the novice collector many of the most famous images shown along with rare prints from the Gallery's private collection. Here is a sampling:
Paradise Now #32, 2008
40 x 50 inch Type-C print
Editio... Exposition Streetlife Photographs from our collections 1930-1975 Streetlife - Photographs from our collections 1930-1975
In addition to the Soulas exhibition 50 original photographs from our collections, titled "Streetlife" are on show. The selection documents a forty-year development of reportage photography.
During the Weimar Republic the first photo shots in public areas -on the streets- documenting focal pointsand events were done by Alfred Eisenstaedt or Tim Gidal. Outstanding photographers working for the illustrated magazines "Life" and "Stern", such as Jerry Cooke, Robert Lebeck, Stefan Moses and Thomas Hoepker continued in this tradition.
Again and again public streets became a stage for crucial contemporary historical happenings: so for example in the photo series, shot by Roman Vishniac of the Schtetln of Polish Jews, before their exp...