Aperture Foundation: Live Benefit Auction 2019

June 3, 2019 Aperture Gala

The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation
Mickalene Thomas and Racquel Chevremont

On June 3, Aperture will hold its annual Gala and Auction, MUSE, honoring The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation and Mickalene Thomas and Racquel Chevremont. The Gala is cohosted by Tilda Swinton and philanthropists Elizabeth Ann Kahane, Cathy M. Kaplan, Sondra Gilman Gonzalez-Falla, and Celso Gonzalez-Falla. Proceeds from the Aperture Gala and Auction fund the important programming, publications, and operations of Aperture Foundation.

Click here to buy tickets to the June 3, 2019 Aperture Gala, MUSE at Union West (547 West 28th Street) in New York.

Place maximum bids in Aperture’s fundraising Gala Auction before live bidding begins June 3rd at 8:10 p.m. EDT.

About Aperture
Since 1952, Aperture has helped define the genre of photography by publishing some of the most thought-provoking artists of our time, including Diane Arbus, George Dureau, Edward Weston, Sally Mann, Mickalene Thomas, Nan Goldin, Deana Lawson, and LaToya Ruby Frazier.

Image: Erwin Olaf, After the Bush-fire Portrait, 2018, 75 x 56.5 cm., courtesy Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York

Live Auction
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