Benefit Auction


On Thursday, October 13, 2016, CPW’s Vision Award & Benefit Auction will honor Nathan Lyons and Bill Mindlin. The event will feature our 38th annual benefit auction of contemporary and classic photographs. We are delighted to welcome Rick Wester from Rick Wester Fine Art Gallery as our auctioneer this year!

The photographs included in CPW’s benefit auction are donated by members of the photographic community including photographers, galleries, and collectors. We cannot thank them enough! The benefit auction features both a live and a silent auction.We have a stellar line-up this year. Stay tuned for the image preview, which should go live shortly.

Unable to attend in person? Consider absentee bidding via Paddle8. The online auction is now live.

Advanced bidding for the 2016 Auction preview will be available on Paddle8 through October 12 at noon.
Auction tickets are now available, starting at $125. Able to give more? Consider becoming an auction benefit chair.


Above image: ©Bruce Davidson, Wales, 1965 (detail), gelatin silver print. Courtesy Ellen and Howard Greenberg

2016 Auction Artists

Berenice Abbott
Amy Arbus
Dawoud Bey
Debra Bilow
Julie Blackmon
Gay Block
Ted Croner
Bruce Davidson
Max de Esteban
Natan Dvir
Richard Edelman
Harold Edgerton
Alfred Eisenstaedt
Walker Evans
Larry Fink
Lola Flash
Robert Frank
Richard Frinta
Allen Ginsberg

Dave Heath
Lewis Hine
Jeff Jacobson
William Klein
Annie Leibovitz
Saul Leiter
Pixy Liao
Danny Lyon
Marcus Lyon
Vivian Maier
Mary Ellen Mark
Elaine Mayes
Raymond Meeks
Joel Meyerowitz
Jean Miele
Jeffrey Milstein
Martin Munkacsi
Erwin Olaf
Bill Owens
Gordon Parks
Jaime Permuth

Matthew Pillsbury
Arthur Rothstein
Walter Rutter
Carlos Saavedra
Carla Shapiro
Manjari Sharma
Aaron Siskind
Mickey Smith
Edward Steichen
Alfred Stieglitz
Josef Sudek
Michael Thompson
Michael Tummings
Deborah Turbeville
Roman Vishniac
Hiroshi Watanabe
Clarence White
Garry Winogrand
Geordie Wood