Aperture Foundation 60th Anniversary Photography Auction

DATE
Tuesday, October 23, 2012

TIME
6:00–9:30 pm

LOCATION
Gotham Hall
1356 Broadway at 36th Street
New York City

BACKGROUND
This landmark auction featuring the works of more than sixty photographers in the evolution of Aperture’s legacy will take place during the Aperture Foundation Sixtieth Anniversary Gala Dinner on Tuesday, October 23, 2012, at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Nan and Brian in Bed, New York City, 1983, printed 2012
Copyright: Nan Goldin



SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY PHOTOGRAPHY AUCTION
Featuring artworks by:

Ansel Adams
Robert Adams
Manuel Álvarez Bravo
Diane Arbus
Dawoud Bey
Harry Callahan
Michal Chelbin
Chuck Close
John Cohen
Barbara Crane
Bruce Davidson
Mitch Epstein
Elliott Erwitt
Donna Ferrato
Larry Fink
Ralph Gibson
John Gossage
Nan Goldin
Katy Grannan
Gail Albert Halaban
Jacqueline Hassink
Takashi Homma
Eikoh Hosoe
Graciela Iturbide
Robert Glenn Ketchum
Josef Koudelka
Barney Kulok
Dorothea Lange
Gillian Laub
David Levinthal
Sally Mann
Robert Mapplethorpe
Mary Ellen Mark
Ralph Eugene Meatyard
Joel Meyerowitz
Lisette Model
Matthew Monteith
Andrew Moore
Barbara Morgan
Richard Mosse
Vik Muniz
Michael Nichols
Erwin Olaf
Ruth Orkin
Martin Parr
Matthew Pillsbury
Sylvia Plachy
Richard Renaldi
Eugene Richards
August Sander
Gary Schneider
Stephen Shames
Stephen Shore
Paul Strand
Jock Sturges
Penelope Umbrico
Hellen van Meene
Paolo Ventura
Alex Webb
William Wegman
Edward Weston
Minor White

We thank all the photographers and contributors who have donated work to the auction.

SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY AUCTION RAFFLE
Also on the evening of October 23, 2012, we are featuring a $100 raffle to win the last available print of the popular Aperture limited edition PABLO PICASSO AND FRANÇOISE GILOT, GOLFE-JUAN, FRANCE, 1948 by Robert Capa.

YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE PRESENT ON OCTOBER 23 TO PURCHASE PHOTOGRAPHS IN THE SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY AUCTION OR PARTICIPATE IN THE RAFFLE.

BIDDING PROCEDURES
Works in the auction will be selected for the Live and Silent auctions by the Auctioneer and Auction Committee. The Live Auction will take place during the Gala on October 23 between 7:30 pm and 9:30 pm. The Silent Auction will take place on the same night, beginning at 6:00 pm and will continue until approximately 9:15 pm.

All guests attending the Aperture Foundation Sixtieth Anniversary Gala Dinner & Photography Auction will be able to bid in person for the Live and Silent Auctions. If you are unable to attend the Gala on Tuesday, October 23, and would like to bid on a lot included in either the live or silent auction, please download an absentee bid form and a volunteer auction professional will work with you to bid on your behalf during the Gala.

All successful bidders, including absentee bidders, will be notified by telephone on October 24 and October 25.

AUCTION CHAIRS
Cathy Kaplan
Anne Stark

AUCTIONEER
Daile Kaplan, Swann Galleries
Vice President and Director, Photographs & Photobooks

AUCTION PREVIEW
Wednesday, October 17–Saturday, October 20, 2012
Aperture Gallery
547 West 27th Street, 4th Floor
New York, N.Y. 10001

Swann Galleries
Auction Sponsor

Additional mounting courtesy of Laumont

EVENT INFORMATION
Gabrielle Pasternak
212.946.7108
benefit@aperture.org

SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION
David Yu
212.946.7103
dyu@aperture.org