In addition to over 200 photographs, including numerous vintage prints and rarities, a Leica IIIa will go under the hammer at the 8th WestLicht Photo Auction in Vienna. Also, notes from Paris Photo Los Angeles.
Among the guest lecturers Archduke Dr. Géza von Habsburg discusses princely treasures from Kunstkammern, and former FBI Agent Robert Wittman shares tales of art heists and masterpieces that remain hidden.
The sale of the Estate of Ernst Beyeler, the late Swiss art connoisseur and dealer will include art works Ernst and his wife Hildy lived with at their private home as well as significant paintings and sculptures from the Galerie Beyeler in Basel.
"Twenty-four countries and 195 art galleries were showing works which went from the absurd to the widely extravagant," writes Patricia Boccadoro from the annual art market show devoted to modern and contemporary art in Paris.