What the Art Market has to say about Robert MAPPLETHORPE (1946-1989)

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Paris at the heart of the photography market [24 Nov 2015]

Photography week (often referred to as Photography Month) is always a high point in the French art calendar, attracting a large and ever-growing number of amateur buyers. Nowadays Paris represents

The Top 10 photographers sold for USD 5,000–15,000 [07 May 2015]

Fridays are the Best! Every other Friday, Artprice offers you a themed auction ranking. Beyond record hammer prices, the leader of information on the Art Market reveals the list of the ten most sold artists in the USD 5,000-15,000 price range. This week, the Top 10 is focussed on photography.

New York: capital of photography. [23 Sep 2014]

After its Asian week, the Big Apple is preparing for a week of photography sales with more than 1,400 lots being offered between late September and early October.For three days, the “classics” of the photography medium will

Robert Mapplethorpe in Paris [01 Apr 2014]

Retrospective exhibitions of the work of Robert MAPPLETHORPE (1946-1989) are relatively common nowadays, but each has its own special character. After the recent show at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles (23 October 2012 – 24 March 2013), the National Galleries of the Grand Palais has opened a major Mapplethorpe retrospective in Paris (26 March 2014 – 13 July 2014).

Art Market News in Brief! [02 Nov 2012]

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Photographs [17 Apr 2012]

Sotheby’s photography sale on 6 April last year (2011) was particularly successful, generating a sales revenue of $4.5 million (excluding fees) and 82% of the works sold.

Art Paris Art Fair – 29 March / 1 April 2012 [27 Mar 2012]

The first rendez-vous of the Parisian art calendar in 2012 is Art Paris Art Fair which will open its doors to the public on March 29 with a number refreshing new features. Nearly 48,000 visitors are expected during the 4-day event.

10th anniversary of Art Basel Miami Beach [06 Dec 2011]

Created in 2002, Art Basel Miami Beach (Florida, USA) has just celebrated its 10th anniversary.

Photography – New York / London / Paris [19 Apr 2011]

A few days after the close of the AIPAD Photography Show New York, the city was preparing for another week of photo events including no less than five dedicated photography auctions between 6 and 9 April.

Photography sales in May [01 Jun 2010]

April-May and , October-November are the key periods for the photo market in London, Paris and New York. In 2008, the strong increase in both demand and prices considerably accelerated the frequency of photography auctions.

Focus on the photography market [10 Aug 2009]

The list of this summer’s photography exhibitions has three big names: Diane ARBUS at the National Museum in Cardiff until 31 August, Richard AVEDON with a retrospective at the International Center of Photography in New York until 6 September and Henri CARTIER-BRESSON, (who was born 100 years ago) at the European House of Photography in Paris (Henri Cartier-Bresson à vue d’œil) until 30 August.

Fine art photography market – New York results [13 Apr 2009]

Between 30 March and 2 April 2009, Christie’s, Sotheby’s and Phillips de Pury & Company once again tested the Fine Art Photography market in New York.Over the last decade, Fine Art photography has proved to be one of the most profitable segments of the art market with prices more than doubling between January 1998 and January 2008 according to the price index calculated by Artprice

Paris Photo: zooming in on the photography market [08 Nov 2006]

Paris becomes the world capital of photography this November, playing host to numerous exhibitions, fairs and auctions. Now in its 14th year, the Month of Photography will provide the occasion for more than 80 themed exhibitions. At the heart of the festivities, Paris Photo, the prestigious international fair held at the Carrousel du Louvre between 16 and 19 November and now in its tenth year, will showcase the works of 106 artists in 88 galleries — a vast panorama of the photography market embracing everything from the early masters to the very latest works.

Robert Mapplethorpe in New York [17 Jul 2005]

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is hosting an important exhibition of the works of the photographer Robert Mapplethorpe, which runs until 24 August 2005. Entitled « Robert Mapplethorpe and the Classical Tradition: Photographs and Mannerist Prints », the exhibition is showing 42 historic etchings and woodcuts from the Hermitage alongside 74 photographs by Mapplethorpe.

Contemporary photography: +35% in 2004 [21 Mar 2005]

In the mid-1990s, paintings were the only medium in the art market that investors considered of any speculative interest. But recently, with growing demand and a wave of artistic renewal, other creative formats have proved as, or more, lucrative than paintings. The photography market has been expanding rapidly for the past five years and is today one of the art world’s fastest-growth segments.

Contemporary photographers rise in the east [03 Aug 2003]

A wave of enthusiasm among younger generation collectors has driven contemporary photography prices up by 92% in less than six years, an annual growth rate of more than 12.7%. This kind of speculative rally used to be the preserve of big name German and US photographers, but in the last few months the market seems to have been led by less renowned artists of other nationalities.

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