Tag: Art Market

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Copyright and the case Richard Prince

Have you ever heard about the controversial US American painter and photographer Richard Prince? If not, he is a well-known representative of Appropriation Art – infamous among photographers for only slightly changing the works of other artists and then literally selling them as his own. One would think that these sorts of actions infringe on ...

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Pricing on the art market and an interesting experiment by LifeHunters

Hardly any other topic is able to polarize the photo-community as much as photos and prints that are sold or auctioned for incredible amounts of money. One of the newest examples is “Phantom”, a photo that the Australian photograph Peter Lik is said to have sold to a private collector for $6.4m. Looking at this ...

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Peter Link, the highest-earning photographer of all time?

The Australian photographer Peter Lik is one of the most mysterious and controversial figures in the world of photography. He is said to have sold his black and white photograph “Phantom” for the record sum of 6.5 million US dollars in December 2014 - that is 2.2 millions more than the $4.3 millions Andreas Gurskys ...

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The 10 most expensive photos of all times

On a daily basis, I come across photos that I like and that I would ascribe a high monetary value. I reflect upon how difficult it must have been to capture the motive, how gorgeous the photo turned out or how groundbreaking the idea behind it or the underlying message is. At the art market, ...