The Modern Language Association of America (MLA) has selected Jerold C. Frakes as co-winner of this year’s Fenia and Yaakov Leviant Memorial Prize in Yiddish Studies for his book “Early Yiddish Epic” (2014) published by the Syracuse University Press. The…
Light Work Launches Online Benefit Auction of Works by Internationally Acclaimed Photographers
Raise Your Paddle and Bid! Light Work has partnered with Paddle8 to for an online benefit auction of more than 60 limited-edition, archival fine prints and signed books. Bidding on lots will be open through May 1. Proceeds benefit Light Work and support its mission of supporting emerging and under-represented artists working in photography through residencies, publications, exhibitions and a community-access digital lab facility.
For this unique online auction, Light Work is offering hand-selected, limited-edition prints and signed books, curated by Phil Block, who co-founded Light Work with Tom Bryan in 1973. All purchases include a one-year subscription to Light Work’s journal, Contact Sheet. The 2018 Light Work benefit auction catalog boasts an offering of diverse works by internationally acclaimed and award-winning photographers. Bidding begins between $280 and $2,400.
The auction includes works by Carrie Mae Weems, John Edmonds, Matt Eich, Lida Suchy, Wayne Lawrence, Zanele Muholi, Paul D’Amato, Christian Patterson, Doug DuBois, Lucas Foglia, Ann Hamilton, Leslie Hewitt, Mark Klett, Shane Lavalette, Andrea Modica, Mark Steinmetz, William Wegman, James Welling, and more.