FrontRunners: Editors’ Choice

    On November 20, Christie’s Paris will auction off 65 works by American photographer Richard Avedon (1923–2004), best known for his black-and-white portrait photography featured in magazines such as Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar. Avedon: Photographs from the Richard Avedon Foundation (www.christies.com) will feature many of Avedon’s most famous photos, including a portrait of Marilyn Monroe. Dovima with Elephants was shot in 1955 at Cirque d’Hiver in Paris and is expected to sell for $500,000 to $700,000. The auction will be held during the Paris Photo festival, which runs from November 18 to 21.

    Photo by Bob Tursack
    Maya Angelou’s art collection focused on works by African-American masters...
    When the air had cleared after the frenzy of New York’s spring art auctions, players and spectators...
    This circa-1900 pink-swirl marble is in what Dan Morphy calls “wet mint condition,” or as pristine...
    The display is part of a hotel-wide renovation that will be completed by the end of the year...
    Heritage Auctions will also offer Mickey Mantle’s rookie card and Mike Ditka’s Super Bowl playbook…
    Photo by Cordero Studios⁄corderostudios.com
    Charles and Judy Tate assembled a world-class collection of Latin American art—and then gave it all...
    Photo by The Strong, Rochester, N.Y.
    The American game culture is almost as old as the country itself...
    Photo by Michael Richter
    Visitors trekked to Maastricht, the Netherlands, for the March opening day of the European Fine Art...
    Photograph by Ron Pierson, courtesy of Guernsey's
    The bounty from the sunken ship includes 40 tons of silver and gold valued at $450 million…
    The 13 new portraits include images of Douglas Cramer, Judy Garland, and Ernesto Esposito…