ModernVisionsModernVisions2ModernVisions3Modern Visions, 300 “exceptional photographs,” from the Philip Rivkin Collection of 2200 photographs seized by the U.S. Justice Department, will be auctioned at Christie’s Feb. 17-18.

Potential bidders were looking carefully at the lots today, trying to confirm the veracity of the ‘vintage’ works. Eighty of the lots will have no minimum bids.