Female artists lead Sotheby’s $4.3 Million Photographs Auctions in NYC

Sotheby’s annual fall auctions of Classic and Contemporary Photographs concluded yesterday in New York, with 120+ works selling for an overall total of $4.3 million. Emily Bierman, Head of Sotheby’s Photographs Department in New York, commented: “We are thrilled with the results from our Contemporary and Classic Photographs sales. It is especially exciting to see both sales led by women artists, including a new auction record for Francesca Woodman. We saw strong results for key works from the 19th Century, notably Albert Frisch’s series of rare photographs of the Amazon region which has never before in its entirety appeared at auction – and are so delighted that these important photographs will be returning to Brazil at the Instituto Moreira Salles. It was a pleasure to offer at auction for the first time the work of Kansuke Yamamoto, whose

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