Aperture Benefit Party Honors William Eggleston

An Evening of Art and Entertainment will take place in honor of William Eggleeston at the Edison Ballroom on 240 West 47th Street, New York. The attire is colorful, and the night will include the following: #ApertureDearBill

Schedule and tickets

6 PM: Cocktails and auction preview

7:30 PM: Dinner

8 PM TO MIDNIGHT: Live and silent auctions and a musical performance set to William Eggleston's The Democratic Forest with special guests, featuring Alessio Bax, and music
direction by Pat Irwin and DJ sets by Chances with Wolves

*Ticket-buyers at the Dinner Ticket
($1,500) level or above

The Live Auction will include ten photographs, including works by John Chiara, William Christenberry, Bruce Davidson, Lyle Ashton Harris, Inez and Vinoodh, Rinko Kawauchi, Zanele Muholi, Doug Starn and Mike Starn, Juergen Teller

Auctioneer: Sara Friedlander
Vice President, Head of Evening Sale, Christie's

Silent Auction

Inspired by vinyl, including framed 12-by-12-inch works by, MiChele Abeles, Olivia Bee, Zoe Crosher, Moyra Davey, Doug DuBois, Awol Erizku, GODLIS, Bob Gruen, Guido Guidi, Andrew Hetherington, Todd Hido, David Levinthal, Patrick McMullan, Joel Meyerowitz, Richard Misrach, Richard Mosse, Martin Parr, ChristIan Patterson, Richard Phibbs, Richard Renaldi, Mick Rock, Stefan Ruiz, , Michael Schmelling, Rosalind Fox Solomon, Tabitha Soren, Alec Soth, Hank Willis Thomas, Penelope Umbrico, Paolo Ventura, Alex Webb, Rebecca Norris Webb

Online auction partner is Paddle8. Bid online starting October 10.

Benefit Committee

Sponsors - Sb Cooper and RL Besson, Judy and Leonard Lauder

Leaders -

Elaine Goldman and John Benis, Sondra Gilman Gonzalez-Falla and Celso Gonzalez-Falla, Elizabeth and William Kahane, Cathy M. Kaplan and Renwick D. Martin, Anne Stark, Locher and Kurt Locher, Nion McEvoy, Melissa and James O'Shaughnessy, Ann Ames,
Rita Anthoine agnès b., Peter Barbur and Tim Doody, Dawoud Bey, Allan M. Chapin and Anna Rachminov, Kate Cordsen, Fine Art Frameworks, Randi and Bob Fisher, Arthur Fleischer, Jr., Foto Care Ltd., Annette Y. Friedland, Elizabeth Grover, Agnes Gund, Hermès Foundation, Darius Himes, Christie's, Michael Hoeh, Lynne and Harold Honickman, Ingram Content Group, Susana Torruella Leval and Pierre N. Leval, David Levy and Amanda Bowman, Patrick McMullan, Sarah McNear and Ian Wardropper, Joel Meyerowitz, Jessica Nagle and Roland Hartley-Urquhart, Lori Perlow, Sarah Gore Reeves and Enrique Norten
Ropeadope Records, Frederick M. R. Smith, David Solo, Michael Ward Stout, The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation, Elizabeth Stribling and Guy Robinson, Michael Sweeney, Steinway & Sons, D. Severn Taylor and J. Scott Switzer, Willard Taylor and Virginia Davies, John C. Williams, Whit Williams


Photo Party, 8pm

Photo Party Tickets are included with the purchase of a table or Benefit Weekend or Dinner Ticket.

Photo Party - $150 or $100 if Aperture Member*

Artist Sponsor - $500 or $450 if Aperture Member*

The purchase of an Artist Sponsor ticket covers yourentry to the Photo Party andtwo complimentary tickets will be given to artists of Aperture's choosing. Artist Sponsor ticket-buyers will be acknowledged at the event.

Dinner - $1,500 or $1,000 if Aperture Member*

Benefit Weekend - $1,750

Aperture's exclusive Benefit Weekend (October 21-23), includes a day of guided tours of Yale University's Art Galleryand conservation center; visits to studios of artists such as Richard Mosse; and a cocktail reception hosted by an Aperture trustee.

Benefactor Table - $10,000

*Aperture Members with membership valid through October 24, 2016 are eligible for discounted tickets. If you're an existing Aperture Member and would like the discount code to purchase tickets, contact 212.946.7108/7126 ormembership@aperture.org.

A portion of your ticket is tax deductible as a charitable contribution. Purchasers may deduct the cost of each Benefit Weekend Ticket, less $250 per attendee. Purchasers may deduct the cost of each Dinner Ticket, less $200 per attendee. Purchasers may deduct the cost of each Artist Sponsor or Photo Party Ticket, less $70 per attendee.

Ticket and table quantities are extremely limited. As this is a benefit for Aperture Foundation, we regret that all purchases are nonrefundable.

You must be 21 or older to attend Aperture's Benefit Party.

For additional information, please contact 212.946.7108/7126 or benefit@aperture.org.

Aperture Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization and qualifies as tax-exempt.

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