New York Museum of Modern Art will auction more than 400 photographs


In the list of lots — the work of Henri Cartier-Bresson, Dorothea Lang, Irwin Penn and Ansel Adams.

New York Museum of Modern Art will put up for sale more than 400 images from its 30-thousand photo collection, writes PetaPixel. The auction house Christie’s will hold trades in several stages — from October 2017 to April 2018.

Among the photos that can be purchased by collectors are the works of Alfred Siegfried, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Robert Mapplethorpe, Irwin Penn, Walker Evans, Dorothea Lang and Henri Cartier-Bresson. In the list of the most expensive lots of the upcoming series of auctions-Mana Ray’s photograms (estimated value — from $150,000 to $300,000 for each) and an Ansel Adams shot made in Yosemite National Park, experts estimated this work at $80,000.

With all the lots that will be presented at auction Christie’s, can be found on the site of the auction house. To some of them was dedicated a three-minute video by the organizers:

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