Photographs

New York & Online | 21 September - 28 October

This fall, Christie’s Photographs department in New York will offer an extensive auction series featuring three online sales spaced over six weeks. Beginning 21 September, bid on iconic works by Henri Cartier-Bresson and Peter Beard to Robert Adams and Nick Brandt. In October, explore the distinguished W.M. Hunt Collection with artist names ranging from Dorothea Lange and Walker Evans to Robert Mapplethorpe and Annie Leibovitz. The third sale with Aperture, the beloved non-profit arts institution in New York, will feature works by a variety of master and emerging artists, such as David Benjamin Sherry, Alex Prager, Hank Willis Thomas, Mark McKnight, among others, and published in their award-winning magazine and books. Since 1952, Aperture has been dedicated to the advancement of photography in all its forms. Browse our virtual viewing rooms and take home a significant snapshot of history.


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With iconic property by significant 20th century photographers and contemporary artists, this auction has something for everyone. Preview a selection of highlights from Photographs, offered in New York from 21 to 30 September.


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A guide to bidding online or by telephone with Christie’s

All of Christie’s auctions are fully accessible for online browsing and bidding, meaning you can easily place a bid from the comfort of your home through Christie’s LIVE™, or alternatively by telephone. In 2019, over half of all bids placed were online, and for live auctions, telephone bids made up 41 per cent of winning bids versus 18 per cent within the saleroom — so you’re in good company.

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