Issue #134  10/5/2007
Upcoming Charity Auctions: Insight On Oct. 5 in Brattleboro, Vt; and Photo Review in Philly On Nov. 10th, With NYC Preview Oct. 18-20


The In-Sight Photography Project's Ninth Annual Silent Auction & Exhibit features prints from Danny Lyon, Susan Meisalas, Clemens Kalischer, Wendy Ewald, John Willis, Laura McPhee, Rebecca Lepkoff, Mark Shaw and more than 150 prints by photographers from all regions of the U.S.

The auction supports the mission of In-Sight Photography: providing a creative outlet to youth in Windham County by offering photography classes to students regardless of their ability to pay.

Prints are available for on-line viewing and bidding at http://www.insight-photography.org and will be exhibited in the Vermont Center for Photography, 49 Flat Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301. Their website is http://www.vcphoto.org .

An opening reception will be held this Friday, October 5, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Gallery Hours are Monday-Friday 1-6 p.m.; weekends noon-5 p.m. A closing reception will be held Sunday, October 28, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Contact the Vermont Center for Photography, 49 Flat Street, Brattleboro, VT, 05301 (at the steps to Eliot Street by the new Flat Street Parking garage). For directions or information, please contact the gallery at 1-802-251-6051 or 1-802-251-9960 or vcphoto@sover.net .


You are invited to the New York preview of The Photo Review's annual benefit auction from October 18-20 at the Yossi Milo Gallery North, 531 W. 25th St., New York, NY 10011. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Visitors will be able to purchase images by taking advantage of the "End This Auction" feature (by bidding the high estimate).

The auction itself will be held on Saturday, November 10, 2007 at 7 p.m. in the Dorrance-Hamilton Building at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.

The event will feature work by an international slate of historic and contemporary photographers. Beginning and experienced collectors alike will have the opportunity to bid on work by such historic masters as Eugène Atget, Felice 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, Robert Glenn Ketchum, 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 Philadelphia-area luminaries include Susan Fenton, Judy Gelles, David Graham, Larry Fink, and Ray K. Metzker. According to Photo Review editor Stephen Perloff, prices should range from $50 to $6,000.

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

A preview will be held at the Dorrance-Hamilton Building on Friday, November 9 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturday, November 10 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., just prior to the auction.

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, 1-215-891-0214. Buyers may preview the auction on-line, and place bids at http://www.photoreview.org . The auction lots will be online in about a week.