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Langhorne, PA, United States
DoneSat, Nov 10, 2007 11:15 PM GMT

The Photo Review Benefit Auction

The Photo Review Benefit Auction will feature an international slate of photographers. Beginning and experienced collectors alike will have the opportunity to bid on work by such historic masters as Eugéne Atget, Felix Beato, Edouard Boubat, Edward S. Curtis, Robert Doisneau, Maxime Du Camp, Harold Edgerton, Lewis Hine, Gertrude Käsebier, Russell Lee, Gordon Parks, Herb Ritts, Edward Steichen, Karl Struss, Josef Sudek, Maurice Tabard, and Clarence White. Among the contemporary photo stars whose work will go on the block are Marilyn Bridges, Lucien Clergue, Raymond Depardon, Lois Greenfield, Dave Heath, Chip Hooper, Henry Horenstein, Michael Kenna, Mark Klett, Susan Meiselas, Jeffrey Milstein, Joe Mills, Duane Michals, Frank Rodick, Rosalind Solomon, Jack Spencer, Catherine Steinmann, Joyce Tenneson, George Tice, and Philip Trager, while featured local luminaries include Susan Fenton, Judy Gelles, David Graham, Larry Fink, Jenny Lynn, Ray K. Metzker, and Ron Tarver. In addition, a broad range of 19th-century photographs is up for bid.

A silent auction, concurrent with the live auction, will feature photography and computer equipment and software, inkjet paper, restaurant meals, museum memberships, theater tickets, books, etc.

Proceeds from the auction, a popular event since 1983, fund such activities as an annual juried competition for emerging photographers. Admission is free with purchase of the fully illustrated catalog, available through The Photo Review, 215-891-0214.

Founded in 1976, The Photo Review is a critical journal of photography that covers events around the world and serves as a central resource for the Mid-Atlantic region. The quarterly journal contains reviews, portfolios, interviews, book reviews, and news, while the companion newsletter, issued eight times a year, contains the most complete exhibition listings from New York to Washington, and exhibition opportunities and news from around the world.