Photo Auction 2013

Photo Auction 2013

Wednesday, October 2, 2013
6:00pm – 10:00pm

Get your tickets now for the most visionary event of the year – MOPA’s Photo Auction 2013. Featuring vintage and contemporary works by more than 50 photographers, you are sure to find something you can't live without. This spectacular event includes silent and live auction presided over by Andrea Fiuczynski, president of Christie’s Los Angeles, and a cocktail reception with bites from a number of our local culinary masters.

Want to know what works are up for auction? Want to know more about the artists? What to expect for bids? View our Photo Auction Catalog.

All proceeds from the auction will directly support MOPA’s world-class exhibitions and award-winning education programs.

Absentee and phone bidding options are now closed.

Online purchases are now closed. You can still purchase tickets at the door or call 619.238.7559 x208.


On View: September 28 & 29         VIP Preview Reception: September 27          Photo Auction 2013: October 2

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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Cocktails and local bites
Silent Auction opens for bidding
Live Auction on view

Live Auction and Paddle Raise
AUCTIONEER: Andrea Fiuczynski
President, Christie’s Los Angeles 

8:30PM – 9:00PM
Closing of Silent Auction

VIP $250
Hosted valet, complimentary bar and food stations, advanced copy of auction catalog, invitation to VIP Preview Event on September 27
Please contact for information on how to become a VIP Host Committee member.

Complimentary bar and food stations, copy of auction catalog

Online purchases are now closed. You can still purchase tickets at the door or call 619.238.7559 x208.

Contributing Artists & Galleries Include:


David Emitt AdamsDebbie HanPhilipp Scholz Rittermann
Bill ArmstrongJennifer B. HudsonHolly Roberts
Julie BlackmonMichael KennaLev Rukhin
Jonathan BlausteinJessica LangePaul Schiek
Clarissa BonetIsaac LaymanTakeshi Shikama
Matthew BrandtGreg Mac GregorJack Spencer
Josue CastroLee MaterazziDoug + Mark Starn
Brigitte CarnochanChris McCawJamey Stillings
Tom ChambersSteve McCurrySvjetlana Tepavcevic
John ChiaraGarry Fabian MillerRamona Trent
Kevin CooleyBeth MoonRuud van Empel
John CyrHan NguyenDonna J. Wan
Binh DanhArthur OllmanClaire A. Warden
John DelaneyWilliam C. OdiorneJo Whaley
Henry DiltzLydia PanasMichael Wolf
Marian DrewRachel PhillipsKevin Young
Natan DvirRoger Ricco 
Philippe HalsmanDoug Rickard 



Anastasia Photo GalleryHaines GalleryMorrison Hotel Gallery
Joseph Bellows GalleryJackson Fine ArtScott Nichols Gallery
Catherine Cone Galleryjdc Fine ArtJohn Neyenesch
Corden | Potts GalleryRobert Koch GalleryPhoto Eye Gallery
Catherine Couturier GalleryKopeikin GalleryQuint Contemporary Art
Catherine Edelman GalleryElizabeth Leach GalleryROSEGALLERY
Elaine GalinsonM+B GallerySelect Vernacular Photographs/Norman Kulkin
Jerry D. & Mary K. GardnerRobert Mann GalleryStux Gallery
Genesis Publications LimitedModernbook GalleryStephen Wirtz Gallery
HackelBury Fine ArtElaine & Joseph Monsen 


Host Committee 2013

Co-chairs: Gail Bryan and John Venekamp

Lynette and Joe AquilinaAlexander Khalessi MD MS
Alan BrayninChris and Katherine Kozo
Gail and Ralph BryanMark and Susan Lyon
Julia CivardiGail and Mel Mackler
Diane and Rod DammeyerBrian Merkin and Jana Holsenback
Hannah Devine and Allard JansenLaurie Mitchell and Brent Woods
Jon DoellstedtBecky Moores
John and Tracy DowningJohn Nelson and Milo Miloscia
Nancy DuboisJennifer Nelson and John Dineen
Teri and Tom EvonsGary and Zoraida Payne
Olivia and Peter FarrellJeffrey and Vivien Ressler
Lisette and Mick FarrellMontserrat and Jose Luis Perez Rocha
Deb FinneganLea and Betsy Rudee
Larry FriedmanGad and Suzan Shaanan
Ron and Gaye FriedmanElizabeth Taft
Jerry and Mary Kay GardnerMarie Tartar and Steve Eilenberg
Joyce GattasClifford Schireson and John Venekamp
Richard C. Helmstetter, Helmstetter Family FoundationJennifer and Gordon Wangers
Don HollisHoward and Jo Weiner
Ann and David JohnsBrian J. White, Attorney at Law
Kim Kennedy and Patrick McInerneySallianne Zamudio



For more information regarding Photo Auction 2013, please contact


Photo Auction 2013 Sponsors



Dowling & Yahnke, LLC


DS Printing


 Chef Mark Pelliccia 
Media Sponsors