The First Art Newspaper on the Net Established in 1996 United States Tuesday, September 16, 2014


Photos of Women's Pub Outings Offer a Snapshot of Churchillian Post-War Spirit
Grace Robertson (British, born 1930) On the Caterpillar, London Women's Pub Outing (Clapham), 1956.
LONDON.- Fascinating photographs of London Women’s Pub Outings in Battersea and Clapham taken by Scottish photographer Grace Robertson in the 1950s are being sold at Bonhams, New Bond Street, as part of its sale of Photographs on 20 May 2010.

The four images follow a group of women on a series of pub outings laughing, dancing, forming a conga line and going on a theme park ride. Robertson commented on the experience of photographing these women: “I can’t recall ever having been present at a more high-spirited gathering of like-minded people who, for a few hours, gave themselves utterly to the enjoyment of the moment.”

The photographs, which were printed in the British photojournalism publication Picture Post, are expected to fetch £500 – 800 each.

The sale features 18 important examples of mid-20th century photojournalism in total, including works by Thurston Hopkins such as La Dolce Vita, Knightsbridge, 1950 (estimate £1,000 – 1,500) and Tango In The East End, London, 1954 (£700 – 900). Two pictures from Wolfgang Suschitzky’s famous Charing Cross series, Charing Cross Road, London, 1937 and Charing Cross Road from No. 84, London, 1937 are expected to fetch £600 – 800 and £700 – 900 respectively.

Other key photojournalists of this generation to feature in the sale include Bert Hardy, John Humphrey Spender and Bill Brandt.


Bonhams | Grace Robertson | Photographs of Women's Pub Outings |


Today's News

May 2, 2010

Two Person Exhibition by Michael Joo and Damien Hirst at Haunch of Venison in Berlin

Expanded Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Opens Its Doors

Israeli Artist Avigdor Arikha Dies at 81 on Thursday in Paris

Metronom to Show Works by Bruno Cattani, Michele Buda and Enrico Moretti

Socrates Sculpture Park Presents Eleven New Works

Photos of Women's Pub Outings Offer a Snapshot of Churchillian Post-War Spirit

Denver Art Museum to Unveil Artist-Centric American Indian Galleries

Key Figure in Minimalist Painting, Jo Baer, Exhibits at Barbara Thumm Gallery

Susan Wides Explores NYC and Its Environs in Exhibition at Kim Foster Gallery

Marc Jancou Contemporary Showing Videos and Sculptures by Meredith James

Sale of Southeast Asian Modern & Contemporary Art Announced at Christie's

Kendell Geers' "Handgrenades From My Heart" at Galerie Rodolphe Janssen

Site-Specific Installation by Jiri Kovanda at the Secession

Michael Snow Pushes Every Possible Button of Artistic Expression at Klosterfelde

Midlands Arts Centre Opens Following 15 Million Pound Transformation

Haitian Study from Now Destroyed Port-au-Prince Cathedral Mural Added to Bonhams Sale

TheGreatNude Invitational to Highlight Artworks Featuring the Nude Form

Austria at the EXPO 2010 Shanghai Features Mozart's Music

Giant Maya Figureheads to be Restored

OJ Simpson Acquittal Suit Arrives at Newseum in DC

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Scientists at Germany's Karl May Museum weigh returning Native American scalp

2.- Totally Thames launches Florentijn Hofman's first ever UK commission: HippopoThames

3.- Restoring Albrecht Dürer's masterpiece The Arch of Honour of Maximilian I

4.- German Consulate in New York presents the work of forgotten 20th century master painter

5.- Cave carving in Gibraltar may be first known example of Neanderthal rock art

6.- Monet discovered in suitcase taken into German hospital by 'Nazi art' hoarder

7.- Gustav Klimt's 'Portrait Adele Bloch-Bauer II' on view at the Museum of Modern Art

8.- Dreadnoughtus: Meet Argentina's supermassive, 85 feet from nose to tail, 'fear nought' dino

9.- Monet's 'Impressionism' birth dated by Texas State University's 'Celestial Sleuth'

10.- 'Chess' man star attraction at tattoo convention in Peru

Related Stories



Bonhams Period Art & Design Sale in San Francisco achieves strong results across categories

Beatles rock Bonhams Entertainment Memorabilia Sale; Exceptional prices achieved for Beatles items

Henrietta Leon Girshman's Carnet de Salon leads Bonhams Russian Literature Auction

Bonhams walks on Moon as illuminating space auction reaches the stars

Dictionaries define success at Bonhams

Painting of epic battle between British and American warships in 1813 for sale at Bonhams

Last King of France's ice buckets re-discovered and red-hot at Bonhams sale

Beauty and the beast: Roman goddesses and court dwarves at Bonhams sale

Discovery in New England brings to light an obscure California-made motorcycle once thought 'extinct'

Dazzling prices in £6m Bonhams Fine Jewellery Sale with over £1m for Van Cleef & Arpels brooch



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez - Marketing: Carla Gutiérrez
Special Contributor: Liz Gangemi - Special Advisor: Carlos Amador
Contributing Editor: Carolina Farias

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org theavemaria.org juncodelavega.org facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site