Artist/Icon/Inspiration: Women in Photography

Eye of Photography, June 4, 2019

Phillips announces the sale of Artist | Icon | Inspiration: Women in Photography, an auction presented with gallerist and collector Peter Fetterman that will explore the role of women as artists, subjects, and innovators. The auction on 7 June in New York will offer approximately 100 works by Dorothea Lange, Alex Prager, Lillian Bassman, Cindy Sherman, and more. The sale will also showcase portraits of iconic 20th century women, including Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Georgia O’Keeffe, Coco Chanel, Jackie Kennedy, and Audrey Hepburn. The photographs featured in the sale, the title of which encompasses three major intersecting and overlapping concepts of the auction, will highlight and celebrate every aspect of women’s historic and continuing involvement in photography.