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Special Event

Aperture Capital Campaign Auction, presented by Christie’s

Wednesday, October 2

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Christie’s 20 Rockefeller Plaza New York , New York 10020

Internationally acclaimed artists, collectors, and gallerists have generously donated works for a special photography auction, to be presented by Christies New York on October 2, 2019. All proceeds support Aperture20/20: A Bold Vision capital campaign, directly funding Apertures purchase of a new space in Manhattan—a flexible meeting, education, and event space and HQ for its global publishing operations. 

Aperture Lots 201–254 


September 28 (10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.)
September 29 (1:00–5:00 p.m.)
September 30 (10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.)
October 1 (10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.) 

To view a catalogue of photographs offered by Christie’s to benefit Aperture click here.

For full details of the Christie’s sale, click here.

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.

Image Caption: Lot 229, Paolo Ventura, Domenica Pomeriggio, 2019. Courtesy of the artist and Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York.




Aperture Capital Campaign Auction, presented by Christie’s