An auction of contemporary photojournalism prints hosted by Christiane Amanpour will take place at Christie's, New York on May 15, 2012. The proceeds from the auction will help to raise funds for the 3 children of Anton Hammerl, photojournalist killed in Libya last year.
What You Can Do
1. Attend The Auction
Join us for an evening of art and friendship. Meet photographers, enjoy drinks and acquire a print by an acclaimed photojournalist. Pay what you can tickets.
2. Place An Absentee Bid
If you can't be in New York on May 15th you can still bid on a print by filling in our absentee bid form and sending it in ahead of time. We can even set up a few telephone bid for the live auction.
3. Make a Donation
All donations (-5% to cover admin costs & PayPal fees) go to help secure the future of Anton's 3 kids. Thanks to RWB, all donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of US law. Donate
4. Become a Sponsor
We have a range of sponsorship opportunities that will allow you to support this one-of-a-kind cause and effectively associate your brand with this prestigious event at Christie's.
If you know photo collectors or anyone that might be interested in attending, send us their contact information. If you want to help out on the 15th get in touch - it's the best way to get in for free!
For more information: www.friendsofanton.org
Anton's Story: www.friendsofanton.org/anton-hammerls-story/