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Latest Sale Week 25052015, The Pond – Moonlight for £1.67 million

Latest Sale continues to report on fabulous finds from the Business Directory. This week we focus on Photography. The Pond – Moonlight , a pictorialist photograph made by Edward Steichen (#EdwardSteichen) was taken in Mamoroneck, Westchester County in 1904. Its selling price has broken the world record for a photograph when it was sold for more than £1.67 million at a two-day Sotheby’s Sale in New York. The photograph, #ThePondMoonlight features a forest across a pond, with part of the moon appearing over the horizon within the gap of the trees.  Only three prints of this photograph are known to exist, and as a result of the hand-layering of the gums, each is unique. Two were held in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New…

Latest Sale Week 09032015, Thomas Struth’s Pantheon, Rome for £650,000

Latest Sale continues to report fabulous finds from the Business Directory. This week we focus on Photography. Thomas Struth’s Pantheon, Rome was sold to an art dealer in 2007 for more than £650,000 ($1,000,000). Thomas Struth’s Pantheon, Rome is well-known for capturing the enormity of this ancient temple that was eventually converted into a church. Struth presents a group of captivated tourists embraced by the sophistication and beauty of the Pantheon as it gives the impression of devouring them with its magnitude. The presence of the small group of tourists in the middle of the ancient structure conveys a sense of quietude of the building’s religious mood.

Latest Sale Week 05012015, Peter Lik’s Phantom for £5 Million

Latest Sale continues to report fabulous finds from the Business Directory. This week we focus on Photography. Peter Lik has made world history by selling the most expensive photograph ever. Priced at £5 million, his masterpiece, Phantom is the world’s most expensive photograph ever sold. The Phantom photograph is shot in a subterranean cavern in Arizona’s Antelope Canyon. According to Lik, one of his favourite places to shoot is in the Southwestern region of the United States where he is drawn to Arizona’s Antelope Canyon – a slot canyon that is carved out by the natural flowing water that served the canyon millions of years ago. This is where this masterpiece took its course – a cloudy beam of light shining into the canyon that…

Modern Art: Photobook #2 – Conditions by Andres Marroquin Winkleman

Latest Sale focuses on Photography for the Business Directory, highlighting work by Andres Marroquin Winkleman. Thought as one of the best kept secrets of 2010 the Conditions Photobook #2 publishing world, the book enjoys the following specification; Hardcover, Left & Right Binding 128 pages, 56 full colour plates 26 cm x 21cm (10.2 inches × 8.2 inches) Offset printed Edition size: 300 The Photobook is the first project entitled “Conditions” of which we hope will be the first of many from German publisher Meier und Müller whose focus transcends the depths of the everyday lives of men and women. Photographer Andres Marroquin Winkleman’s impressive first published work has been edited by Photographer Adam Bartos, Conditions is a tightly compact presentation of works with a refreshing outlook and…

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