Upstream of Paris Photo, Christie’s is organizing on November 5th its sale of Photographs shot here to photographers of the 20th and 21st centuries. Nearly 150 works by the major figures of photography will be proposed, such as Richard Avedon, Irving Penn, Robert Mapplethorpe, Marina Abramovic, Man Ray or Brancusi… The Photographs Department presents a collection of some of the most famous and iconic images of the 20th century, including a magnificent portrait of Marilyn Monroe by Richard Avedon, one of the most sought after works of the photographer. If Dovima with elephants sold by Christie’s in 2008 still holds...
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