19 September 2008

Christies’ Latin American Photography Benefit Auction at MALBA museum a success

Many of Galeria de arte 5006’s photographers—Fabiana Barreda, Dino Bruzzone, Facundo de Zuviria, Adriana Lestido, Marcos Lopez, Esteban Pastorino, Diego Ranea, Alessandra Sanguinetti, Catalina Swinburn & Teresa Aninat, Alejo Schatzky, Carlos Trilnick, Marcos Zimmermann—participated in the first Latin American Photography auction of 112 photographs in benefit of the Argentine association for multiple sclerosis (EMA).
All of the gallery’s photographers’ pieces were sold the evening of the live auction held in the Malba Museum auditorium.
“IN MEMORIAM 12.05.04 – 05.06.04” (120 x 152 cm), a photograph from Teresa Aninat and Catalina Swinburn’s performance piece “Memoria Velada” was auctioned for US$4,400, a piece that our gallery sells for US$2500.
The photographs that were not bid on at the auction will be available online at Mercado Libre www.mercadolibre.com.ar/subastaema. Photographers from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Guatemala, Panamá, Uruguay, Perú, Puerto Rico, Venezuela participated.

Links: Catalina Swinburn and Teresa Aninat, www.aninat-swinburn.cl

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