On Scene with Helmut Newton and Team as Magic Simply Happened.
Helmut Newton Photograph Claims Highest Sale YTD in 2019 and New Record for Newton Work at $1.8m. From Artprice by Thierry Ehrmann
Helmut Newton Vintage Photograph Sets 2019 Price Record
at $1.5M dollars sold April 4, 2019 at Phillip's New York.
Marilyn Monroe Never Even Posed For Playboy Or Met Hugh Hefner. The Crazy Story of the Sweetheart of the Month. The first issue of Playboy Magazine launched in December of 1953 with Marilyn Monroe gracing the cover and as the centerfold titled "Sweetheart of the Month."
Over the past two decades Helmut Newton photography has had it's fair share of ups and downs. In retrospect the peaks and valleys mostly followed the market as would be expected but reviewing the stellar performance uncovers a gem for current owners and future collectors alike. Speculation in the art world has long been as mystery to many but certain collections with unique characteristics create opportunities for investors and everyday collectors not often found in the art marketplace.
At this year’s Art Basel, all signs look positive. The fair launched a new sector, Meridians, featuring large-scale installations (and no small feat, a Joe’s Stone Crab pop-up.) Requests by VIPs and museum groups are on track with previous years, according to fair officials. Galleries have reported a healthy number of multi-million dollar sales, and those featuring more accessibly priced works — including Miami’s Central Fine and Chicago’s Monique Meloche galleries — sold all works in their booths within hours of opening.
When Ewan McGregor, Jonny Lee Miller and Robert Carlyle shot to fame with Trainspotting – so did Lorenzo Agius, the photographer who took the film's iconic black-and-white publicity shots.
It appears that most galleries remain committed to the market in Hong Kong—and to Art Basel Hong Kong in particular—despite the continually fragile political situation in the city.
A major exhibition of the work of photographer Helmut Newton (1920-2004) takes over the art gallery in the lobby of the energetic W Hotel Hollywood beginning November 15. On display at Global Images gallery, W Hotel Hollywood, 6250 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028. email@example.com for inquiries.
For centuries, artists have been celebrated for pushing boundaries and shaping how society should view art. As members of the audience, we rely on artists to expose us to these unique dimensions of thought and we return the favor by placing value on their creations.
It appears that most galleries remain committed to the market in Hong Kong—and to Art Basel Hong Kong in particular—despite the continually fragile political situation in the city. The fair released its 2020 exhibitor list today, which includes 242 galleries, the exact same number as in 2019—although there are some notable absences and new additions.