This September in London, Sotheby's Online Photographs auction showcases some of the most celebrated names in photography from the 20th and 21st centuries. This sale offers the chance for established and first-time collectors to acquire works by some of the most renowned photographers.
The sale is comprised of images which explore a fresh and diverse variety of themes ranging from Robert Mapplethorpe’s empowering photograph of Lisa Lyon with Star Hat, to Daido Moriyama’s seminal work Misawa (Stray Dog), and Chris Levine’s stunning lenticular lightbox She’s Light (Pure).
Another highlight of this auction is Richard Avedon’s portrait of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Avedon, most famously known for his fashion photography is one of today’s most celebrated portrait photographers. Other important highlights include works by Nick Brandt, Terry O’Neill and Hiroshi Sugimoto.