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2016 Aperture foundation benefit party and auction

October 24

  • An evening of art and entertainment in honor of

    William Eggleston

    The Edison Ballroom
    240 West 47th Street, New York

    #ApertureDearBill

  • Benefit Cohosts

    • David Byrne
    • Sb Cooper and RL Besson
    • Jeff Garlin
    • Sondra Gilman Gonzalez-Falla and Celso Gonzalez-Falla
    • Elizabeth and William Kahane
    • Cathy Kaplan
    • Judy and Leonard Lauder
    • Nion McEvoy
    • Jessica Nagle
    • David Zwirner

    Colorful Attire

6 PM*

Cocktails and auction preview

7:30 PM*

Dinner

8 PM to midnight

Live and silent auctions and a musical
performance set to William Eggleston’s
The Democratic Forest, featuring Alessio Bax, Bettye LaVette, and Weyes Blood, with music direction by Pat Irwin

DJ sets by Chances with Wolves

*Ticket-buyers at the Dinner Ticket
($1,500) level or above

  • Live Auction

    Ten photographs, including works by
    John Chiara
    William Christenberry
    Bruce Davidson
    Lyle Ashton Harris
    Inez and Vinoodh
    Rinko Kawauchi
    Zanele Muholi
    Erwin Olaf
    Doug and Mike Starn
    Juergen Teller

    Auctioneer: Sara Friedlander
    Senior Vice President, Head of Evening Sale, Christie’s

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    Silent Auction

    Inspired by vinyl, including framed 12-by-12-inch works by
    Michele Abeles
    Olivia Bee
    Zoe Crosher
    Moyra Davey
    Doug DuBois
    Awol Erizku
    GODLIS
    Bob Gruen
    Guido Guidi
    Andrew Hetherington
    Todd Hido
    Elliott Landy
    David Levinthal
    Patrick McMullan
    Joel Meyerowitz
    Richard Misrach
    Richard Mosse
    Martin Parr
    Christian Patterson
    Richard Phibbs
    Richard Renaldi
    Mick Rock
    Stefan Ruiz
    Michael Schmelling
    Stephen Shore
    Rosalind Fox Solomon
    Tabitha Soren
    Alec Soth
    Hank Willis Thomas
    Penelope Umbrico
    Paolo Ventura
    Alex Webb
    Rebecca Norris Webb

    Online auction partner

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    Bid online starting October 10 at
    www.paddle8.com/auction/aperture/

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  • Benefit Committee

    Sponsors
    Sb Cooper and RL Besson
    Judy and Leonard Lauder

    Leaders
    Elaine Goldman and John Benis
    Sondra Gilman Gonzalez-Falla and Celso Gonzalez-Falla
    Elizabeth and William Kahane
    Cathy M. Kaplan and Renwick D. Martin
    Anne Stark Locher and Kurt Locher
    Nion McEvoy
    Scott Mead
    Melissa and James O’Shaughnessy

    Malú Alvarez
    Ann Ames
    Rita Anthoine
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    Peter Barbur and Tim Doody
    Dawoud Bey
    Allan Chapin and Anna Rachminov
    Cheim & Read
    Kate Cordsen
    Fine Art Frameworks
    Randi and Bob Fisher
    Arthur Fleischer, Jr.
    Foto Care Ltd.
    Annette Y. Friedland
    Barbara J. Goodbody
    Elizabeth Grover
    Agnes Gund
    Hermès Foundation
    Darius Himes, Christie’s
    Michael Hoeh
    Lynne and Harold Honickman
    Ingram Content Group
    Darlene Kaplan
    Bonnie Englebardt Lautenberg
    Susana Torruella Leval and Pierre N. Leval
    David Levy and Amanda Bowman
    Peter and Susan MacGill
    Merideth W. McGregor and Kevin Flach
    Patrick McMullan
    Joel Meyerowitz
    Jessica Nagle and Roland Hartley-Urquhart
    Helen W. Nitkin
    Lori Perlow
    Sarah Gore Reeves and Enrique Norten
    Ropeadope Records
    Mara and Ricky Sandler
    Thomas R. Schiff
    Frederick M. R. Smith
    David Solo
    Steinway & Sons
    Michael Ward Stout, The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation
    Elizabeth Stribling and Guy Robinson
    D. Severn Taylor and J. Scott Switzer
    Willard Taylor and Virginia Davies
    John C. Williams
    Whit Williams
    David Zwirner

    With additional support from:
    Renee Preisler Barasch
    Andrew Craven and Rodger Hicks
    Jean Karotkin
    Kasper
    Emily-Jane Kirwan, Marian Goodman Gallery
    Philippe Laumont
    Mark and Elizabeth Levine
    Jack Lueders-Booth
    Lauren and Michael Marrus
    Jessica May
    Sarah McNear and Ian Wardropper
    Mauricio Morato
    Yancey Richardson
    Christine Traina
    Tanya Wells

Online ticket sales are now closed

On October 24, Photo Party Tickets ($150) and Artist Sponsor Tickets ($500) are available starting at 8:00 p.m. at the door of Edison Ballroom (240 West 47 Street, New York).