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You are invited to our 41st Anniversary Benefit Auction on the evening of Saturday, October 28, 2017, in Philadelphia, PA.

Klett & Wolfe: Woman on head and photographer with camera; unknown dancer and Alvin Langdon Coburn at Grand View Point

On Saturday, October 28 at 7 PM, The Photo Review will hold its 2017 Benefit Auction at the University of the Arts, Caplan Studio Theater, 16th floor of Terra Hall, 211 South Broad Street in Philadelphia.

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, Eugène Atget, Édouard Baldus, Ilse Bing, Samuel Bourne, Adolphe Braun, Harry Callahan, Robert Capa, Imogen Cunningham, Edward S. Curtis, Frantisek Drtikol, Maxime Du Camp, Frank Eugene, Louis Faurer, Philippe Halsman, Florence Henri, Gertrude Käsebier, Willy Kessels, Germaine Krull, Jacques-Henri Lartigue, Dora Maar, Leonard Misonne, Lisette Model, Dorothy Norman, Ruth Orkin, Timothy O’Sullivan, Irving Penn, Jaroslav Rössler, Arthur Rothstein, August Sander, Aaron Siskind, Edward Steichen, Lou Stoumen, Deborah Turbeville, Doris Ulmann, John Vachon, Todd Webb, Weegee, Minor White, and Garry Winogrand.

Among the contemporary photo stars whose work will go on the block are Mario Algaze, Mariette Pathy Allen, Andrew Borowiec, Judy Dater, Bruce Davidson, Chris Earnshaw, Elliott Erwitt, Larry Fink, Robert Frank, John Goodman, Lois Greenfield, Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, Henry Horenstein, Kenro Izu, William Klein, Mark Klett and Byron Wolfe, Josef Koudelka, George Krause, Les Krims, Danny Lyon, Rania Matar, Duane Michals, Joe Mills, Jeffrey Milstein, Arno Rafael Minkkinen, Andrea Modica, Abelardo Morell, Lynn Saville, Jurgen Schadeberg, Peter Angelo Simon, Harvey Stein, Catherine Steinmann, Jock Sturges, Richard Tuschman, Jerry Uelsmann, Hiroshi Watanabe, and Joel-Peter Witkin.

Featured local luminaries include Theo Anderson, Laurence Bach, Andrea Baldeck, Diane Burko, Charmaine Caire, Paul Cava, Robert Cornelius, Gerald Cyrus, Sandra C. Davis, Judy Gelles, Tom Goodman, David Graham, Emmet Gowin, David W. Haas, Bruce Katsiff, Joel Katz, David Lebe, Martha Madigan, Andrea Modica, Dave Moser, Eileen Neff, Wendy Paton, Stuart Rome, John Singletary, Jeffrey Stockbridge, Sarah Van Keuren, and Tony Ward.

In addition, a broad range of 19th-century and vernacular photographs is up for bid.

A silent auction, concurrent with the live auction, will feature photography equipment, museum memberships, theater tickets, books, etc.

Lodima Archival Materials has provided matting for Photo Review auction items.

A preview will be held on Friday, October 27 from 11 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and on Saturday, October 28 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., just prior to the auction.

The Photo Review will present Michael A. Smith and Paula Chamlee and Lodima Press with The 2017 Photo Review Award for Services to the Field of Photography, at a reception from 6 to 7 p.m. on October 28, immediately proceeding the auction.

A fully illustrated catalog is available for $12 from The Photo Review, 340 East Maple Avenue, Suite 200, Langhorne, PA 19047.

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