Bidding for Justice : By Fred Bonilla

[photopress:2008_benefit_website_plain_.jpg,full,alignright] inMotion’s Annual Photography Auction and benefit is coming up on April 2nd at the Waldolf Astoria. Mark your calendar. The proceeds benefit inMotion, an organization that is celebrating 15 years of providing free legal services to women and children in domestic crisis.

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© Elliott Erwitt

What caught my eye were the amazing images that will be up for auction. The heartwarming study of legs and body by Elliot Erwitt (pictured) is just one of 25 incredible pieces of work up for auction. The names featured just stun you; Helen Leavitt, Chuck Close, Joel Meyerowitz, Louis Stettner, and on and on. A private portrait commission by Mark Seliger will also be offered, as well as a silent auction featuring photographs and illustrations from The New York Times Photo Archives and The New Yorker, and works by Ruth Orkin, and Jenny Parker, among others.

It’s at the Waldolf, and Laurie Litchenstein from inMotion told me that it is the city’s most successful charity art auction.

If you’re in the market for some superb photography, or just want to help out an incredibly worthy cause, you absolutely have to check this out.

For more information, click on InMotion or call InMotion at (646) 442-1174

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Upcoming Events

  • WPPI
  • March 3-10,2016
  • MGM Grand
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • AIPAD
  • April13-17,2016
  • Armory on Park Ave
  • NYC, NY

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Current Exhibitions

  • Tisch Photography and Imaging
  • “Robert Frank, Books and Films, 1947-2016”
  • Jan. 28 – Feb. 11, 2016
  • 721 Broadway: LOBBY & 8TH FLOOR GALLERIES
  • NY, NY
  • Tel: 212.998.1930
  • Pace Gallery
  • Irving Penn
    Personal Work
  • Jan 29, 2016 – Mar 05, 2016
  • 534 West 25th Street
  • New York NY 10001
  • Tel: 212.929.7000
  • Getty Center
  • The Younger Generation: Contemporary Japanese Photography
  • October 6, 2015–February 21, 2016
  • 1200 Getty Center Drive
  • Los Angeles, CA. 90049
  • Tel: 310-440-7300
  • Yossi Milo Gallery
  • CHRIS KILLIP, IN FLAGRANTE TWO
  • Jan.28–Feb. 27,2016
  • 245 Tenth Avenue
  • New York,NY 10001
  • Tel: 212-414-0370
  • Howard Greenberg Gallery
  • MARVIN E. NEWMAN: SEQUENTIALLY SOUGHT
  • Through Jan. 30th, 2016
  • 41 East 57th Street, Suite 1406
  • New York,NY 10022
  • Tel: 212-334-0100
  • Staley-Wise Gallery
  • PATRICK DEMARCHELIER: PHOTOGRAPHS 1975 – 2015
  • Through
    Jan. 30th, 2016
  • 560 Broadway
  • New York,NY
  • 10012
  • Phone: 1-212-966-6223
  • Museum of Modern Art
  • Ocean of Images: New Photography 2015
  • November 7, 2015–March 20, 2016
  • 11 West 53rd Street
  • NYC,NY
  • 10019-5497
  • (212) 708-9400
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • The Aftermath of Conflict
  • Through March 6th, 2016
  • 1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street)
  • New York, NY 10028
  • Phone: 212-535-7710

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