Silver Eye Center for Photography – Silver Eye Center for Photography 2012 Auction
Auction Ends: Apr 26, 2012 11:59 PM EDT

Live Event

Sun Apr 29, 2012
11AM - 2PM EDT

1931 Sidney Street Pittsburgh, PA 15203

Online Bidding Now Open! Live Auction & Brunch, April 29, 2012, 11 am - 2 pm

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A Singular Event. Now In Its 7th Year

Silver Eye Center for Photography's Benefit Auction is one of Pittsburgh's most-anticipated charitable events.

You still have a chance to bid on a dazzling array of vintage and contemporary photographs, ranging from images by esteemed masters of photography to new work by the stars of tomorrow.

Aaronel deRoy Gruber (1918-2011), who we honor  this year, is but one of the more than 40 artists in the Auction.

You'll also find great vintage and modern prints by Walker Evans, Charles “Teenie” Harris, Carrie Schneider, Scott Conarroe, Duane Michals, Ed Panar, Fran Forman, Henry J. Simonds, Akihiko Miyoshi, Rebecca Sittler,  Paul Caponigro, Daniel Kramer, Aaron Siskind, and Abelardo Morell, to name just a few.

New to the Auction this year are exclusive travel packages, tickets to theater, cultural and top-tier sporting events, and many more unique items and experiences guaranteed to delight and surprise.

So, bid early and often, knowing that you are helping support Pittsburgh’s nationally-acclaimed center for contemporary photography.

Live Auction & Brunch, Sunday, April 29, 2012, 11 am - 2 pm

Join honorary chair Eric C. Shiner, Director, The Andy Warhol Museum, and co-chairs Elvira Eichleay and Brian Lang for a festive, exciting day of great art, delectable food from Chef Bob Sendall of All in Good Taste Productions, outstanding wines from Engine House No. 25 and signature cocktails from Boyd & Blair Vodka.

The Live Auction and Brunch takes place on Sunday, April 29, 2012 from 11 am to 2 pm at Clear Story Studio, located at 1931 Sidney Street on Pittsburgh's historic Southside.

Sara Friedlander, a specialist in Post-War and Contemporary Art at Christie’s, will be the auctioneer for the afternoon.

Tickets are $75 per person. This event is always a sell-out so click here to purchase your tickets online today. You can also order tickets by contacting Juliana Zipay at 412.431.1810, ext. 12.


Auction Preview Exhibition 

The Preview Exhibition is on view through April 25, 2012 at Silver Eye's gallery, located at 1015 East Carson Street.

Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 12 Noon to 6 pm. Admission is free and open to the public.

Absentee Bidding

If you cannot attend the sale or prefer not to bid online, Silver Eye can execute bids confidentially on your behalf.

Click here for absentee bid forms as well as the terms and conditions of absentee bidding.

These forms can also be obtained via postal mail, fax or phone  by contacting jzipay@silvereye.org or at 412.431.1810, ext. 12.

Terms & Conditions of Sales

Click here for Terms and Conditions of Sales governing bidding (online, absentee, and live) and winning purchases.

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