Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
DoneSun, Dec 4, 2005 3:00 PM GMT
On December, 4th 2005 at 5.00 p.m. (local time) more than 180 works of photography from the 19th to the 21st century will be on sale at VAN HAM Fine Art Auctions in Cologne. Original prints by internationally well known photographers such as August Sander or Albert Renger-Patzsch are offered, as well as contemporary photography by, for example, Candida Höfer, Thomas Struth, Boris Becker and Wolfgang Tillmans. For years now, VAN HAM is known as a specialist for photographs from the studio of Hugo Schmölz, e.g. very interesting architectural views from the 1930s to the 1950s. Furthermore, outstanding „Camera Work“ photogravures are on sale. The group ‚fotoform’ is represented with works by Peter Keetman. Also remarkable are original prints from the 1950-1970s by Robert Häuser and Heinrich Riebesehl. International contemporary artist such as Miriam Bäckström, Sam Samore and Lynne Cohen will also be on sale. VAN HAM owner-manager Markus Eisenbeis and photography expert Anne Ganteführer-Trier are happy about this year’s splendid offerings and hope for vivid international response.