This autumn, Sotheby’s inaugural Postwar and Contemporary Photographs auction will feature 49 works from the Ames Collection, including a rich selection from photographers who carefully staged their images. From Cindy Sherman and Matthew Barney to Vik Muniz to Gregory Crewdson, this painstaking process offers – occasionally biting – commentary on society, pop culture and politics. Click ahead to take a look at these exemplary works that blur the line between reality and fiction.
Postwar and Contemporary Photographs
28 September | New York
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