Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Aperture Foundation 2011 Benefit, Auction, and SNAP! Party

Monday, October 17
The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers

Bruce Davidson, a Magnum Photos member and one of America’s most influential documentary photographers;
Gerhard Steidl, for his outstanding skill and craftsmanship as a printer and publisher;
Robert Anthoine, Aperture Chairman Emeritus, who has dedicated over thirty years to helping lead Aperture to prominence in the field of photographic publishing.

Benefit co-chairs are Sondra GilmanSusan Gutfreund, and Karl Lagerfeld.

Auction co-chairs are Cathy KaplanAnne Stark, and D. Severn Taylor.
Immediately following the Benefit Dinner and Auction: 
Featuring an exciting Emerging Artists Auction
Live jazz by DW-40
Spinning by Japanster
This event is co-chaired by artist Jowhara AlSaudPeter Berberian of Gotham Imaging, Emily Bierman of Sotheby’s, and actor Ken Triwush.

Benefit Program
6:00–7:30 pm 
Cocktail reception and silent auction of classic and contemporary photographs

7:30–9:30 pm 
Dinner, brief award ceremony, and live auction conducted by Denise Bethel, Senior Vice President and Director of Photographs, Sotheby’s

9:30 pm–Midnight     
Benefit Party hosted by SNAP! New Collectors Program with live music and silent auction featuring works by emerging artists

To preview entire auction Click Here

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