‘Bette Midler, 2008’ by Robert Maxwell, digital chromgenic print, print size: 16 inches by 20 inches, open edition, estimate: $4,400-$4,500. Image courtesy of Bailey House.

N.Y.’s top photographers contribute to Bailey House auction July 8

‘Bette Midler, 2008’ by Robert Maxwell, digital chromgenic print, print size: 16 inches by 20 inches, open edition, estimate: $4,400-$4,500. Image courtesy of Bailey House.

‘Bette Midler, 2008’ by Robert Maxwell, digital chromgenic print, print size: 16 inches by 20 inches, open edition, estimate: $4,400-$4,500. Image courtesy of Bailey House.

NEW YORK – For more than 25 years, Bailey House has been providing housing and support services to homeless men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS in New York City. Major fund-raisers for the organization are its auctions, which sell works donated by some of the city’s finest artists.

One such event will be the Bailey House Summer On-line Art and Photography Auction to be conducted Thursday, July 8, beginning at 1 p.m. Eastern. LiveAuctioneers will facilitate Internet live bidding.

The 28 lots that comprise the auction have estimates ranging from $500 to $4,500.

One of the stars of the auction pictures a New York favorite, Bette Midler. Robert Maxwell’s Bette Midler, 2008, a digital chromgenic print, has a $4,000-$4,500 estimate. The 16-inch by 20-inch print is from an open edition. Maxwell known for his photography of celebrities as well as for 19th century-style ambrotype photos.

A black and white print photograph titled Face I by rising superstar photographer Dusan Reljin is anther auction highlight. The 16-inch by 20-inch print has a $3,900-$4,000 estimate. Reljin’s work can be seen in leading magazines and advertising.

Blooming Under the Fire is a mixed media work by Roseline Koener, a West Hampton, N.Y., painter and educator by way of Belgium. The 34-inch by 17-inch work, composed of layered fabric and paper, has a $3,400-$3,500 estimate.

Every winning bid is tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law and directly helps Bailey House expand and enhance services for formerly homeless men, women, and children living with HIV/AIDS.

For details call Bailey House at 212-633-2500 ext. 458.

View the fully illustrated catalog and register to bid absentee or live via the Internet as the sale is taking place by logging on to www.LiveAuctioneers.com.


ADDITIONAL LOTS OF NOTE


‘Face I’ by Dusan Reljin, black and white print photograph, print size: 16 inches by 20 inches, edition no. 1/3, estimate: $3,900-$4,000. Image courtesy of Bailey House.

‘Face I’ by Dusan Reljin, black and white print photograph, print size: 16 inches by 20 inches, edition no. 1/3, estimate: $3,900-$4,000. Image courtesy of Bailey House.


‘Marissa’ by Russell James, archival pigment ink print shot in Sardina, paper size: 20 inches by 24 inches, estimate: $2,900-$3,000. Image courtesy of Bailey House.

‘Marissa’ by Russell James, archival pigment ink print shot in Sardina, paper size: 20 inches by 24 inches, estimate: $2,900-$3,000. Image courtesy of Bailey House.


‘Lake Geneva’ by Anthony Costifas, photograph of the ‘Jet d’ Eau’ in Lake Geneva against a stormy afternoon sky, size: 11 inches by 14 inches, edition: 1 of 10, estimate: $3,500-$3,600. Image courtesy of Bailey House.

‘Lake Geneva’ by Anthony Costifas, photograph of the ‘Jet d’ Eau’ in Lake Geneva against a stormy afternoon sky, size: 11 inches by 14 inches, edition: 1 of 10, estimate: $3,500-$3,600. Image courtesy of Bailey House.


‘Blooming Under the Fire’ by Roseline Koener, mixed media, 34 inches by 17 inches, estimate:  $3,400-$3,500. Image courtesy of Bailey House.

‘Blooming Under the Fire’ by Roseline Koener, mixed media, 34 inches by 17 inches, estimate: $3,400-$3,500. Image courtesy of Bailey House.