Photography

“Photography helps people to see,” the modern photographer Berenice Abbott once said. Since the technology became available in 1839, photography has become an essential artistic medium, empowering artists to capture fleeting moments on the streets, construct fictional worlds to puzzle audiences, and render new forms of abstraction. Compared to painting and sculpture, photography can offer a more accessible price point for collectors—though iconic works reach high sums at auction. The most expensive photographs ever sold include Andreas Gursky’s Rhein II (1999) at $4.3 million, Cindy Sherman’s Untitled #96 (1981) at $3.9 million, and Jeff Wall’s Dead Troops Talk (1992) at $3.7 million.

navigate left
navigate right
Ways to buy
check
Buy now
check
Make offer
check
Bid
check
Inquire
Medium
reveal less
Price
reveal less
USD
$50 - $50,000+
Size
reveal more
Color
reveal more
Time period
reveal more
navigate left
navigate right