PHOTOGRAPHYThree experts discuss the pioneering work of Paul StrandRead more
‘Since my teenage years, I’ve been involved with either making photographs or working with permanent collections of historical photographs,’ says Christie’s International Head of Department Darius Himes, describing the beginning of an interest that became a lifelong passion.
Here, Darius introduces a selection of works by some of the 20th century’s most renowned photographers — including William Eggleston’s extraordinary depictions of the everyday, and Paul Strand’s image of an apple tree in full bloom. Giving an insight into processes, he explains how a bulky camera can produce a delicate image, and why photographs can be rarer than we might think.
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