MEDIA ALERT | CHRISTIE’S PHOTOGRAPHS KICKS OFF FALL SEASON WITH THREE EXCEPTIONAL SALES

New York

September 22 to October 1First Exposure, Online Only

October 5Photographs: The Evening Sale

October 6Photographs

New York - Christie’s announces three Photographs sales to be offered for Fall 2015, starting from 22 September to 6 October. The sales include exciting works for new and seasoned collectors alike, featuring a first-ever curated Evening Sale on October 5, a Day Sale following on October 6, and First Exposure, an online-only sale, now open for bidding. In addition, Christie’s will present Patrick Demarchelier: Photographs 1975-2015, a private selling exhibition of the legendary French fashion photographer from October 2- 12.

Photographs: The Evening Sale showcases 42 works and reflects a reinvigorated focus on the incredible breadth of offerings from the full history of the medium, encompassing the early beginnings, strong modernist and post-war periods, all the way through to rising contemporary stars.  Artists include Eugene Atget, Alfred Stieglitz, Edward Weston, Paul Strand, Edward Steichen, Man Ray, Dorothea Lange, Irving Penn, Robert Frank, William Eggleston, Diane Arbus, Alec Soth and Todd Hido, among others. Please click here for more information in addition to the Day Sale and to view the e-catalogues.

First Exposure, an online-only sale, is now open for bidding. The sale offers cutting-edge and accessible Contemporary Photography where collectors will find an outstanding array of analogue, digital, and mixed media photographic and photo-based work. This online sale will coincide with Print’s First Impression and First Open/NYC sales, and a selection of highlights will be on view at Rockefeller Center. Registration is open to all clients, anywhere in the world, and all payment is by credit card within 48 hours of the sale close on October 1. Please click here for more information.

PRIVATE SELLING EXHIBITION

Patrick Demarchelier: Photographs 1975-2015

2-12 OCTOBER | NEW YORK

Christie’s New York presents Patrick Demarchelier: Photographs 1975-2015, a retrospective exhibition of the timeless imagery of the legendary French fashion photographer. Spanning 40 years, this comprehensive survey, with an accompanying book, seeks to present works from the entire oeuvre of the artist’s career. Please click here for more information and to view the e-catalogue.

*To view the global Photographs calendar, which includes special features and videos, please click here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Christie’s auctions span more than 80 art and luxury categories, at price points ranging from $200 to over $100 million. In recent years, Christie’s has achieved the world record price for an artwork at auction (Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvador Mundi, 2017), for a single collection sale (the Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller, 2018), and for a work by a living artist (Jeff Koons’ Rabbit, 2019).

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Recent innovations at Christie’s include the groundbreaking sale of the first NFT for a digital work of art ever offered at a major auction house (Beeple’s Everydays, March 2021), with the unprecedented acceptance of cryptocurrency as a means of payment. As an industry leader in digital innovation, Christie’s also continues to pioneer new technologies that are redefining the business of art, including the creation of viewing and bidding experiences that integrate augmented reality, global livestreaming, buy-now channels, and hybrid sales formats. 

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