AIPAD Released sales from this year’s show:
“It was a stunning exhibition of a wide range of photography, and the collectors were passionate, enthusiastic, and knowledgeable,” said Kraige Block, Throckmorton Fine Art, New York, who sold more than 20 works including a platinum print by Tina Modotti.
Robert Mann Gallery, New York, sold 20 works by Jeff Brouws, Julie Blackmon, Maroesjka Lavigne, and others, and commented on the great energy at the show. Terry Etherton, Etherton Gallery, Tucson, said the show was excellent and sold 22 works including a Frederick Sommer print for $40,000.
“The show has never looked better,” said Henry Feldstein of Henry Feldstein, Forest Hills, NY, who sold at least 20 prints by Weegee. “The look of the show was consistently high level. We saw many local collectors who are precious clients as well as people from across the U.S. and Europe,” said Richard Moore of Richard Moore Photographs, Oakland, CA, who sold 33 photographs including images by Ansel Adams.
“The show was very positive,” noted Hans Kraus of Hans P. Kraus, Jr., Inc. who sold albumen prints by Eugène Atget for $155,000 and Charles Marville for $30,000.
”It was an outstanding fair for us,” noted Bert Finger, PDNB Gallery, Dallas, who sold work by Elliott Erwitt, Stephen Shore, Nickolas Muray, and Earlie Hudnall Jr.
Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, sold work by Harry Callahan from $20,000 to $50,000.
Chuck Isaacs of Charles Isaacs Photographs, Inc., New York, said he sold work by Gustave Le Gray, Charles Marville, Eugène Atget, and Berenice Abbott.
Galerie Johannes Faber, Vienna, sold a 1933 portrait of Meret Oppenheim by Man Ray for $45,000.
Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, sold more than 20 prints by Vee Speers and work by Mona Kuhn as well as a number of others.
Martin Weinstein, Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis, said, “We had a very good fair and sold work by Annie Leibovitz, Vera Lutter, Alec Soth, and Gordon Parks.”
Bryce Wolkowitz, Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery, sold work by Edward Burtynsky and several other artists and noted, “The show was great.”