Melvin Sokolsky - Photographs New York Thursday, April 8, 2021 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Acquired directly from the Photographer
    Peter Fetterman Gallery, Santa Monica CA

  • Literature

    Harper's Bazaar, March 1963, cover, variant

  • Catalogue Essay

    'I believe taking a photograph is an unspoken conversation in a shared space where the sitter and the maker reveal their being in a kind of silent dance of escalating trust and affinity. We look at each other, daydream about each other and those dreams never, ever meet except in the photograph." --Melvin Sokolsky


Over New York

Archival pigment print, printed later.
39 1/2 x 31 7/8 in. (100.3 x 81 cm)
Signed, titled, dated, annotated 'Harper's Bazaar' and numbered 21/25 in pencil on the reverse.

$15,000 - 20,000 

Sold for $20,160

Contact Specialist

Sarah Krueger
Head of Department, Photographs

Vanessa Hallett
Worldwide Head of Photographs and Deputy Chairman, Americas



New York Auction 8 April 2021