Hank Willis Thomas Studio Visit
Visit the studio of Hank Willis Thomas, a conceptual photographer working primarily with themes related to identity, history, and popular culture. He has exhibited throughout the U.S. and abroad at venues including Galerie Anne De Villepoix in Paris, Annarumma 404 in Milan, the Studio Museum in Harlem, and the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. Thomas's work is in numerous public collections. He is represented by Jack Shainman Gallery in New York City and Goodman Gallery in South Africa.
Cocktails for Six at the Home of Collector Alice S. Zimet
Join collector Alice Sachs Zimet with five of your friends for an intimate night of cocktails and conversation about collecting photography. Alice's collection, which began in 1985 on an ICP field trip with Sam Wagstaff, includes over 200 images by modern masters including Henri Cartier-Bresson, Man Ray, Richard Avedon, David Hockney, and Cindy Sherman. Zimet is chair of the Photography Collections Committee of the Harvard Art Museums and is on the board of the Magnum Foundation. She began at ICP as an intern in 1975 and today teaches in the School and is a member of the Acquisitions Committee.
Mary Ellen Mark Studio Visit
Visit the studio of renowned photographer Mary Ellen Mark. Honors and awards include a Fulbright Scholarship to photograph in Turkey, a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Cornell Capa Award, and five honorary doctorates. Her work has been exhibited worldwide and has appeared in numerous publications including LIFE, The New York Times Magazine, and The New Yorker. She has produced 16 books, including Exposure (2005), Seen Behind the Scene (2009) and Prom (2012). She lives in New York City with her husband, Martin Bell.
Carol Nigro at AIPAD
Join Carol Nigro of Charles Isaacs Photographs for an insider's tour of the AIPAD Photography Show. Carol will design a tour to fit the specific interests of the auction winner, introducing guests to dealer-colleagues and guiding them to the highlights of the 2014 Show. Daylong admissions for four individuals will be provided. The tour will take place at the convenience of the winner during regular exhibition hours on April 11, 12, or 13, 2014.
Shimon Attie Studio Visit
Visit the studio of Shimon Attie, a visual artist making evocative work using photographs, video installations, new media, and works on paper. Attie’s earlier work incorporated site-specific projects in an aim to reanimate the lost history of public spaces. In recent years, Attie's immersive; multiple-channel video installations have been featured at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Wexner Center for the Arts, the de Young Museum, and the National Museum of Wales. Attie currently lives and works in New York.