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Artcurial Paris: André Kertesz Auction, November 14th, 2014


This collection of 125 André Kertész photographs will be sold at auction as part of the European Month of Photography at Artcurial.

These 125 prints belonged to a relative of the artist and have never been put up for sale. This lovely collection traces the career of this many-faceted international artist through three crucial periods in his life: Budapest from 1884 to 1925, where he covered WWI; Paris  from 1925 to 1936, where he rubbed shoulders with the biggest names in the art world; and New York from 1936 to 1985, where one rediscovers his deep artistic sensibility.

The estimated worths of the photographs is reasonable given their provenance. Only Lot 29 has a considerable price. Emblematic of Kertész’s formal and poetic approach, the image could have been called “Portrait of Piet Mondrian,” for its kinship to the painter’s work.

André Kertesz
On November 2014 at 4pm
Artcurial Paris
7 Rond-point des Champs Elysées-Marcel Dassault
75008 Paris


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