Thursday, October 30, 2008
Photo Review Benefit Auction
The Photo Review Benefit Auction is now online. You can preview the work and submit absentee bids.
You can also take advantage of our END THIS AUCTION feature: You may buy any picture instantly and end the auction by bidding the high estimate through November 6, 2008, 5:00 p.m.
A preview at the University of the Arts, Dorrance-Hamilton Building, Broad and Pine Streets, Philadelphia, will be held on Friday, November 7 from 11 AM — 5 PM, and on Saturday, November 8 from 11 AM — 6 PM.
The auction will take place on Saturday, November 8 at 7 PM at the University of the Arts in the Dorrance-Hamilton Building on Broad and Pine Streets in Philadelphia.
Among the work featured are rare prints by Ansel Adams, Édouard Baldus, Edouard Boubat, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Edward S. Curtis, F. Holland Day, Harold Edgerton, Lewis Hine, Clarence John Laughlin, Will McBride, Barbara Morgan, Sonya Noskowiak, Herb Ritts, W. Eugene Smith, Edward Steichen, Karl Struss, and Clarence White.
Among the contemporary photo stars whose work will go on the block are Elinor Carucci, Raymond Depardon, Brian Finke, Lois Greenfield, Chip Hooper, Henry Horenstein, Thomas Kellner, Michael Kenna, Robert Glenn Ketchum, Mark Klett, Jeffrey Milstein, Joe Mills, Duane Michals, Bill Owens, Catherine Steinmann, George Tice, and Joel-Peter Witkin, while featured Philadelphia-area artists include Susan Abrams, Theo Anderson, Andrea Baldeck, Rita Bernstein, Charmaine Caire, Jack Carnell, Paul Cava, Paula Chamlee, Susan Fenton, Judy Gelles, David Graham, Jenny Lynn, Martha Madigan, D. W. Mellor, Ray K. Metzker, Andrea Modica, Stuart Rome, Bruce Sheftel, Leif Skoogfors, Michael A. Smith, Ron Tarver, and Stephen G. Williams. In addition, a broad range of 19th-century photographs is up for bid.
On November 8 there will also be a silent auction of restaurant meals, museum memberships, computer hardware and software, books, and other collectible items.
A reception at 6 p.m. will honor this year's winner of The Photo Review Award: Gallery 339, Philadelphia.
The annual auction is free of charge. A fully illustrated catalogue is available for $12 from The Photo Review, 140 East Richardson Avenue, Suite 301, Langhorne, PA 19047-2824.