Bassenge Photography Auction | 19th - 21st Century PhotographyBassenge 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
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Exhibition : first major photography survey in 27 years at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of ArtWadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art's press release
Collecting is a curious vice, it changes your whole life—your whole way of looking at the world. – Samuel J. Wagstaff Jr. 1978
Hartford, Conn. (Sept. 9, 2016) – In the first major photography survey displayed at the museum in 27 years, the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art will present, “The Thrill of the Chase: The Wagstaff Collection of Photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum,” Sept. 10 through Dec. 11. The exhibition offers a selection of nearly 100 photographs from the personal collection of Samuel J. Wagstaff Jr. (American, 1921–1987), and spans the history of photography over 150 years, tracing the artistic and technical development of this art form through the eye of an influential collector. “The Wagstaff Collectio...
Exhibition : Robert Franck at The Museum Folkwang The exhibition features Frank’s photographs on inkjet-printed rolls of newsprint, up to four meters long, glued directly to the hallways of the museum.
The exhibition is as comprehensive as it is ephemeral featuring a wealth of photographs, all of Frank’s books since 1947, and his films that he began focusing on in the early 1960s. Among the titles included are the 1959 Beat Generation tribute “Pull My Daisy” based on an adapted play by Jack Kerouac, “Me and My Brother” from 1968 starring Christopher Walken in his first feature film and Sam Shepard in his first ever film appearance, and newer works such as Frank’s 2004/2008 autobiographical piece “True Story."