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Aperture Capital Campaign Auction, presented by Christie’s, Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Paolo Ventura, Domenica Pomeriggio

Lot 229
Paolo Ventura, Domenica Pomeriggio, 2019
Courtesy the artist and Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York

Richard Misrach, Untitled (20402#FC)

Lot 221
Richard Misrach, Untitled (20402#FC), 2011
Courtesy the artist and Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco; Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York; and Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles

Imogen Cunningham, Banana Plant in Garden

Lot 203
Imogen Cunningham, Banana Plant in Garden, late 1920s
Courtesy the Imogen Cunningham Trust

Judy Glickman Lauder Bird Migration, Quebec, 1998

Lot 227
Judy Glickman Lauder, Bird Migration, Quebec, 1998
Courtesy the artist and Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York

Todd Hido, #2319-b, 1999

Lot 231
Todd Hido#2319-b, 1999, from House Hunting
Courtesy the artist and Bruce Silverstein Gallery, New York

Demolition of L.A. High School

Lot 230
Matthew Brandt, 000263751, Demolition of L.A. High School, 2013, from Dust
Courtesy the artist and Yossi Milo Gallery, New York

William Wegman On and On, dogs on bench

Lot 241
William Wegman, On and On, 2015
Courtesy the artist

Laurie Simmons How We See/Anmari, portrait of blonde woman against pink and orange background

Lot 243
Laurie Simmons, How We See/Anmari (Pink/Black Shirt), 2015
Courtesy the artist and Salon 94, New York

Internationally acclaimed artists, collectors, and gallerists have generously donated works for a special photography auction, to be presented by Christie’s New York on October 2, 2019. All proceeds support Aperture’s 20/20: A Bold Vision capital campaign, directly funding Aperture’s purchase of a permanent space in New York—a flexible meeting, education, and event space and HQ for its global publishing operations.

Since its founding in 1952, Aperture has propelled the vision and dialogue that have shaped the course of photography, and your support will enable Aperture to serve the next generation of artists and thinkers, driving the medium forward. The auction features fifty-four lots, including photographs by Diane Arbus, Richard Avedon, Imogen Cunningham, Walker Evans, Nan Goldin, Todd Hido, Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao, William Klein, Sally Mann, Robert Mapplethorpe, Joel Meyerowitz, Richard Misrach, Vik Muniz, Paul Outerbridge, Herb Ritts, Stephen Shore, Laurie Simmons, Paul Strand, and Hank Willis Thomas.

Panel Discussion with Aperture Editors
Tuesday, October 1, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
Christie’s, 20 Rockefeller Plaza, New York City

Christie’s will host a special panel discussion with editors from Aperture’s publishing program to discuss the mission and history of Aperture’s original founders, and also how current editors see future generations of artists and thinkers driving the medium forward. Moderated by Darius Himes, International Head of Photographs at Christie’s, the panel will include Aperture magazine Editor Michael Famighetti, Creative Director Lesley A. Martin, and Senior Editor Denise Wolff, with opening remarks by Executive Director Chris Boot.

Wednesday, October 2 at 2:00 p.m.
Christie’s, 20 Rockefeller Plaza, New York City

Saturday, September 28, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 29, 1:00–5:00 p.m.
Monday, September 30, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 1, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

View a catalogue of photographs offered by Christie’s to benefit Aperture here.

View the full details of the Christie’s sale here.

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