Photography Market – 2nd Half 2017
|Report Type||Auction Analysis|
About this report:
This report presents 6 monthly auction trends between 2009 and 2017. The auction analysis is part of ArtTactic’s 6 monthly reports on the dedicated photography auctions at Christie’s, Sotheby’s and Phillips in London, New York and Paris. This analysis does not take into account photographs sold at other sales, such as Post-War & Contemporary day and evening sales and other more general sales.
Who is it for?
This report is popular among art advisors, auction houses and photography collector who want to get an overall feel for the current market trends, yet an in-depth view into some of the key current sales dynamics in photography.
Photography Auction Sales up 54% in 2017: Sales at Christie’s, Sotheby’s and Phillips dedicated photography seasons have seen a 54% increase in 2017, after a weak 2016.
Second half of 2017 sees the photography market accelerating: The result represents an increase of 52.3% from the first half of the year and marks the third consecutive season of sales growth.
The highest photography season since 2014: The autumn season this year saw the highest season total since autumn 2014.