On Saturday, October 27, at 7 pm, the non-profit Photo Review will hold its 2018 Benefit Auction at the University of the Arts, Caplan Studio Theater, 16th floor of Terra Hall, 211 South Broad Street in Philadelphia. Telephone and internet bidding will accompany the live bids from the floor.
The event will feature an international slate of photographers as well as a host of Philadelphia artists. Beginning and experienced collectors alike will have the opportunity to bid on work by such historic masters as Berenice Abbott, Ansel Adams, Eugène Atget, Édouard Baldus, George Barnard, Jesse Tarbox Beals, Édouard Boubat, Mathew Brady, Brassaï, Harry Callahan, Julia Margaret Cameron, Asahel Curtis, Edward S. Curtis, Dr. Harold Edgerton, Godfrey Frankel, John Beasley Greene, Dave Heath, Fritz Henle, Lewis Hine, George Hurrell, Arthur Kales, André Kertész, Willy Kessels, Germaine Krull, Leonard Misonne, William Mortensen, Carlo Naya, Charles Nègre, Dorothy Norman, Marion Post Wolcott, Arthur Rothstein, A. J. Russell, Ben Shahn, Edward Steichen, Paul Strand, Josef Sudek, and Wilhelm von Gloeden.
Among the contemporary photo stars whose work will go on the block are Mario Algaze, Mariette Pathy Allen, Renate Aller, Roger Ballen, Tom Baril, Dan Burkholder, Keith Carter, Carl Corey, Mitch Dobrowner, Jay Dusard, Jill Enfield, Larry Fink, Lois Greenfield, Pamela Ellis Hawkes, Robert Hirsch, Ann Ginsburgh Hofkin, Henry Horenstein, Max Kellenberger, Michael Kenna, Kay Kenny, Mark Klett and Byron Wolfe, George Krause, David Lebe, Barbara Leven, Alex MacLean, Duane Michals, Jeffrey Milstein, Bill Owens, Mark Perrott, Ernestine Ruben, Jerry Spagnoli, Harvey Stein, Krista Steinke, Catherine Steinmann, Maggie Taylor, Charles H. Traub, Richard Tuschman, Hiroshi Watanabe, Sandra Chen Weinstein, David Wells, and Joel-Peter Witkin.
Featured local luminaries include James B. Abbott, Susan Abrams, Laurence Bach, Andrea Baldeck, Andrew Bale, John Benigno, Rita Bernstein, Howard Brunner, Diane Burko, Charmaine Caire, John Carlano, Jack Carnell, Paul Cava, Jano Cohen, Robert Cornelius, Gerald Cyrus, Sandra C. Davis, Susan Fenton, Harvey Finkle, David Freese, Judy Gelles, Tom Goodman, Marvin Greenbaum, David W. Haas, Judith Harold-Steinhauser, Andrew Hoff, Joel Katz, Christopher Kennedy, Richard Kent, Jenny Lynn, Dan Marcolina, D W Mellor, Andrea Modica, Dave Moser, Eileen Neff, Wendy Paton, Thomas Porett, Amie Potsic, Stuart Rome, Laurence Salzmann, Keith Sharp, John Singletary, Leif Skoogfors, Krista Steinke, Ron Tarver, Judith Taylor, Amanda Tinker, Sarah Van Keuren, Al Wachlin, Jr., Eric Weeks, Christine Welch, Stephen Guion Williams, and Richard Wright.
In addition, a broad range of 19th-century and vernacular photographs is up for bid.
View the 2018 auction catalog here: http://www.photoreview.org/wordpressindex/2018-auction-catalog/gallery/page/1. Bids can be left online on the website until the day before the auction. Live online bidding can be done on Invaluable and Live Auctioneers (details below).
A silent auction, concurrent with the live auction, will feature photography equipment, museum memberships, theater tickets, books, etc. You can view those items here: http://www.photoreview.org/wordpressindex/events/2018-silent-auction-catalog/. Bids can be left by phone or email on these items.
Lodima Archival Materials has provided matting for Photo Review auction items.
A preview will be held on Friday, October 26 from 11 am to 5 pm, and on Saturday, October 27 from 11 am to 6 pm, just prior to the auction.
A fully illustrated catalogue is available for $12 from The Photo Review, 340 East Maple Avenue, Suite 200, Langhorne, PA 19047.
You can leave bids or make requests for phone bidding on auction items prior to the day of the auction by calling 1-215-891-0214, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Bids can be made live during the auction at Invaluable (https://www.invaluable.com/catalog/2mjqr2exsq) and Live Auctioneers (https://www.liveauctioneers.com/auctioneer/844/the-photo-review/) .