When and Where

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
5:00 – 6:00 pm: Guided Walk-Through with June Bateman, Miwako Tezuka,
                          and Alice Sachs Zimet. Please note that participation in the Guided
                          Walk-Through requires purchase of the $125 donation ticket.

6:00 – 7:00 pm: Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction Books
7:00 – 9:00 pm: Live and Silent Auction Prints
                          Presentation of the Artist of the Year Award: Irving Penn

The Highline Loft
508 West 26th Street
Loft 5G
New York, NY 10001

Auctioneer: Rick Wester, Rick Wester Fine Art, Inc.
Hors d'oeuvres provided by: Saffron 59

$100 donation for live/absentee bids, Preview and Auction event
$125 donation for the Guided Walk-Through, plus the above
$250 donation for the special print by Dan Farber, plus all of the above

Due to the change of venue, there is a limited number of tickets available this year.
We encourage you to purchase admission tickets early.
For each of the donation levels listed above you will receive a copy of the printed auction catalog and a paddle number.


June Bateman, June Bateman Fine Art
Bateman has been a private art dealer, consultant, and gallery owner specializing in Fine Art Photography of the 20th and 21st Century since 1999. She has curated and mounted dozens of well-received exhibitions at her SoHo gallery and elsewhere, and been a lecturer and portfolio reviewer for nearly twenty years, including at the International Center of Photography, Parsons, The New School, and The Palm Springs FotoFest in New York.

Miwako Tezuka
Tezuka is Consulting Curator of Reversible Destiny Foundation established in 2010 by artist Arakawa and poet/author Madeline Gins to promote their work and philosophy in the areas of art, architecture and writing. Formerly, she was Gallery Director of Japan Society in New York (2012-2015) and Curator of Contemporary Art at Asia Society Museum in New York (2005-2012). She has curated numerous exhibitions, including Maya Lin: A River is a Drawing (2018); LOVE Long: Robert Indiana and Asia (2018); Garden of Unearthly Delights: Works by Ikeda, Tenmyouya & teamLab (2014); Rebirth: Recent Work by Mariko Mori (2013); Yoshitomo Nara: Nobody's Fool (2010); Yang Fudong: Seven Intellectuals in a Bamboo Forest (2009). She is also Co-Director of PoNJA-GenKon, a global online network of scholars and curators in the field of post-1945 Japanese art.

Alice Sachs Zimet, President, Arts + Business Partners
Zimet began to collect photography in 1985. She is Chair, Photography Collections Committee, Harvard Art Museums; board member, Magnum Foundation; and on the acquisition committee at the International Center of Photography (ICP), where she also serves on the faculty. Since 1999, she consults collectors and photographers and offers workshops at various sites including ICP, Phillips, Sotheby's, FotoFest, Palm Springs Photo Festival, NYU and many more. Collector profiles include Artsy, Art + Auction and Private Air Magazine. Prior, she was Director, Worldwide Cultural Affairs, The Chase Manhattan Bank (1979-1999).