Philippe Garner

Auction Specialist

Philippe Garner is an an internationally acknowledged authority on photography and 20th century decorative arts and design, having been deputy chairman of Christie's auction house before his retirement in 2016.

He has written extensively on 20th century photography. His books include John Cowan – Through the Light Barrier (Schirmer, 1999) and Antonioni's Blow-Up (Steidl 2011). Garner received the Royal Photographic Society’s award for Outstanding Service to Photography in 2011.

Philippe Garner is an an internationally acknowledged authority on photography and 20th century decorative arts and design, having been deputy chairman of Christie's auction house before his retirement in 2016.

He has written extensively on 20th century photography. His books include John Cowan – Through the Light Barrier (Schirmer, 1999) and Antonioni's Blow-Up (Steidl 2011). Garner received the Royal Photographic Society’s award for Outstanding Service to Photography in 2011.