New Photo Edition and Aperture Auction –

New Photo Edition and Aperture Auction –

The Humble Arts Foundation have just launched their latest limited edition photograph which is by the New York based photographer Sarah Wilmer. Untitled 2007 is from the artist’s Cryosphere series which are images of frozen landscapes that I think look like the result of some sort of post-apocalyptic ice age. As well as being eerily beautiful images, Wilmer’s Cryosphere series is also a poignant reminder of how fragile and vulnerable the various ecosystems of our world are. Especially those that rely on such a delicate balance such as the Cryosphere.

Wilmer has an extensive and impressive cv that includes being chosen as one of Photo District News magazine’s “Top 30 New and Emerging Photographers to Watch” in 2007 and as part of this year’s V Magazine “Photographers to Watch” spread. Wilmer’s full cv can be viewed on her website here: To purchase this engaging and beautiful work of art visit the Humble Arts website here:

Untitled, 2007
From Cryosphere
Paper: 16 x 20 inches
Image: 18.5 x 15 inches
Signed and numbered
Edition of 5

$395.00 / purchase print

Keeping on the topic of photography, the Aperture Foundation will be holding their 2008 BENEFIT AND AUCTION on Wednesday the 22nd of October in New York at Pier 60, Chelsea Piers.
6:30–8:00 p.m. Cocktails and Silent Auction
8:00–10:00 p.m. Dinner, Live Auction, and Award Ceremony

All proceeds benefit Aperture Foundation’s publications, exhibitions, and public programs at Aperture Gallery and at other venues worldwide.

Interested bidders may place bids during the 2008 Benefit and Auction. Absentee bids may also be placed up via fax, (212) 979-7759, using the absentee bid form on this website, until Wednesday, October 22 at 12:00 noon EST. Bids will be entered on absentee bidders’ behalf at the event, up to their maximum bids.

For tickets and for more information about the event, please contact Michiko Simanjuntak Grasso at (212) 946-7149 or

The catalogue of items being auction is pretty fantastic with standout works by Mauricio Alejo, Richard Misrach, Polixeni Papapetrou, Brian Ulrich and Martin Parr to name just a few. The full catalogue can be viewed here:
If you can’t make it to the auction then you can still bid on the works via an absentee bid form which can be found here:

**Nicholas Forrest is an art market analyst, art critic and journalist based in Sydney, Australia. He is the founder of, writes the art column for the magazine Antiques and Collectibles for Pleasure and Profit and contributes to many other publications.

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