William Eggleston Memphis (Tricycle), c.1969-1970, 518 500 $ © Christie's Images LTD
Last week’s William Eggleston auction at Christie’s was an enormous success. All 36 photos up for sale were sold for a total sum of $ 5,900,250. The photographer’s famous tricycle (Untitled, 1970) received the highest bid at $518,500. Profits from the sale will go to the Eggleston Artistic Trust.