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You are invited to our 40th Anniversary Benefit Auction on the evening of Saturday, October 8, 2016 in Philadelphia, PA.

George Krause:Fountainhead
George KrauseFountainhead

On Saturday, October 8 at 7 PM, The Photo Review will hold its 2016 Benefit Auction at the University of the Arts, Hamilton Hall, Broad and Pine Streets 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, Ansel Adams, Eugène Atget, Édouard Baldus, Herbert Bayer, Charles Bierstadt, Ilse Bing, Karl Blossfeldt, Edward S. Curtis, Andre Adolphe-Eugene Disderi, Maxime Du Camp, Harold Edgerton, Walker Evans, Laure Albin Guillot, George Harvan, Dave Heath, Gertrude Käsebier, André Kertész, Eli Lotar, Barbara Morgan, Dora Maar, Charles Marville, Barbara Morgan, Dorothy Norman, Mark Riboud, Alexander Rodchenko, Auguste Rodin, Arthur Rothstein, Auguste Salzmann, Louis Stettner, Lou Stoumen, John Vachon, and Garry Winogrand.

Among the contemporary photo stars whose work will go on the block are Mario Algaze, Renate Aller, Gay Block, Marilyn Bridges, Martha Casanave, Frank Hallam Day, John Dugdale, Chris Earnshaw, Elliott Erwitt, James Fee, Larry Fink, Steve Fitch, Fran Forman, Elijah Gowin, Lois Greenfield, Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, John Jonas Gruen, Jefferson Hayman, Mark Klett and Byron Wolfe, George Krause, Ken Light, Danny Lyon, Joe Mills, Brad Richman, Herb Ritts, Michelle Sank, Lynn Saville, Aline Smithson, Rosalind Solomon, Catherine Steinmann, Robert Stivers, Jock Sturges, George Tice, Philip Trager, Arthur Tress, Richard Tuschman, Jerry N. Uelsmann, and Hiroshi Watanabe.

Featured local luminaries include Susan Abrams, Theo Anderson, Robert Asman, Andrea Baldeck, Diane Burko, Charmaine Caire, Paul Cava, Paula Chamlee, Gerald Cyrus, Sandra C. Davis, Dominic Episcopo, Susan Fenton, David Freese, Judy Gelles, Emmet Gowin, David Graham, David Lebe, Martha Madigan, D. W. Mellor, Andrea Modica, Lydia Panas, Wendy Paton, Feodor Pitcairn, Thomas John Shillea, Michael A. Smith, Sarah Van Keuren, Christine Welch, Wendel A. White, and Stephen G. Williams.

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, restaurant meals, museum memberships, theater tickets, books, etc.

The live auction catalog is now online and bidding is open; the silent auction catalog will be online soon.

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

A preview will be held on Friday, October 7 from 11 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and on Saturday, October 8 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., 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. We’ve been updating our online Auction Catalog regularly. Bidding is open!


Aline Smithson
Aline Smithson


Fran Forman
Fran Forman


Walker Evans
Walker Evans