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DoneSat, Nov 8, 2008 11:15 PM GMT

The Photo Review Benefit Auction

Vintage and Contemporary Work by an International Who’s Who of Photography Up for Bid

The Photo Review will hold its Annual Benefit Auction on Saturday, November 8 at 7 p.m. at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.

The event will feature an international slate of photographers like such historic masters as Ansel Adams, Édouard Baldus, Édouard Boubat, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Edward S. Curtis, F. Holland Day, Harold Edgerton, Lewis Hine, Clarence John Laughlin, Will McBride, Barbara Morgan, Sonya Noskowiak, Herb Ritts, W. Eugene Smith, Edward Steichen, Karl Struss, and Clarence White. Among the contemporary photo stars are Raymond Depardon, Brian Finke, Lois Greenfield, Chip Hooper, Henry Horenstein, Michael Kenna, Robert Glenn Ketchum, Jeffrey Milstein, Joe Mills, Duane Michals, Bill Owens, and George Tice, while featured local luminaries include Paul Cava, Judy Gelles, David Graham, Jenny Lynn, D. W. Mellor, Ray K. Metzker, Andrea Modica, Stuart Rome, and Ron Tarver. In addition, a broad range of 19th-century photographs is up for bid.

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. Subscriptions are $44 a year.