Through the Lens: Collecting Photography
Presentation by Sarah Krueger, Head of Department, Photographs at Phillips New York
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Admission is free | Register Here
PhotoNOLA in collaboration with The Historic New Orleans Collection (THNOC) presents Through the Lens: Collecting Photography, a lecture with photography specialist and auctioneer Sarah Krueger. Phillips auction house is known industry wide for their market leading auctions of classic and contemporary photography. Head of Department of Photography, Sarah Krueger, will speak about collecting the medium with a regional focus on photographers who have documented the American South. In her presentation she will also discuss how rarity, historical significance, and provenance come into play, as well as the market for Southern photography and comparable works, for collectors of all interests.
About Sarah Krueger
New York based fine art photography specialist and auctioneer Sarah Krueger has served as the Photography Department Head of Sales at Phillips Auction House since 2007. Prior to that she served as an art collection assistant at Deutsch Bank. She holds a M.A. degree in Visual Arts Administration from New York University and a B.A. in Art History from Valparaiso University
The Historic New Orleans Collection (THNOC) is a museum, research center, and publisher dedicated to preserving the history and culture of New Orleans and the Gulf South.
Founded in 1966, THNOC has grown to include 10 historic buildings making up two French Quarter campuses. The Royal Street campus, located at 533 Royal Street, serves as museum headquarters, housing their main space for rotating exhibitions, the Williams Gallery; their permanent installation, the Louisiana History Galleries; and their house museum, the Williams Residence. The Chartres Street campus, located at 400 and 410 Chartres Street, comprises the Williams Research Center, the Boyd Cruise Gallery, the Laura Simon Nelson Galleries for Louisiana Art.
The museum’s four exhibition spaces are free of charge and present multicultural stories of the region, from permanent displays exploring the development of Louisiana to rotating exhibitions showcasing history and fine art. As a publisher, THNOC produces award-winning original books exploring the history, art, music, culture, and decorative arts of the region.
Image: Worldwide Head of Photographs, Vanessa Hallett (right) holds up Dora Maar’s Portrait de profil à la coiffure en hauteur with Head of Department, Sarah Krueger in conversation. Maar’s work is featured in The Odyssey of Collecting. On table: Man Ray Rayograph, 1922. Courtesy of Phillips.