Christie’s Modern Photographs Auction

Mimi ON Apr 16, 2012 AT 11:45 am

Helmut Newton 1980 Self-Portrait

Some of fashion’s most iconic photographs are being auctioned off next month at Christie’s London. Led by works from Helmut Newton, including his 1980 ‘Self Portrait with Wife and Models’ which is expected to fetch up to £90,000 and 1976 ’10th Floor Hilton, Paris,’ another top lot with an estimated value of £30,000 to £50,000, the auction offers an opportunity to purchase some of the more important works in the history of photography.

Helmut Newton's 1976 10th Floor Hilton Paris

The auction features images of supermodel Naomi Campbell shot by David Lachapelle and Peter Lindbergh, plus a number of works by the legendary Irving Penn and Peter Beard, and a whole host of subjects including Picasso, Greta Garbo, Marilyn Monroe, Francis Bacon and Andy Warhol to name but a few.

Christie’s Photographs auction is on May 16th. Visit Christie’s at www.christies.com

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