Public invited to attend free exhibition featuring work by celebrated photographers on December 2-3

Modern Life is Rubbish - Corinne Day25 November 2014: The Financial Times and International Rescue Committee are hosting a photography exhibition and auction at London’s Getty Gallery as part of the FT’s 2014/15 seasonal appeal. The appeal, which runs throughout December and January, provides editorial coverage to highlight the work of a chosen charity, with events to support fundraising. This year FT employees chose the International Rescue Committee as their appeal partner, a global charity that saves and rebuilds lives in the wake of conflict and disaster.

The free, two-day exhibition is open to the public on December 2-3. It features photography by Cecil Beaton, Steve McCurry, Tom Hunter, Paolo Ventura, Tim Page. ‘Modern Life is Rubbish’ by Corinne Day (above) a limited edition print signed by Kate Moss. Sotheby’s Adrian Biddell will auction the lots at an invitation-only event on December 3, hosted by FT deputy editor John Thornhill and IRC CEO David Miliband.

Parties interested in placing a bid before the live auction should visit www.ft.com/photoauction

Exhibition details:
Getty Images Gallery, 45 Eastcastle Street, London, W1W 8DX
Opening times: 10:00 – 5:30pm on 2 -3 December

For queries about the event please contact danny.everett@rescue-uk.org or annabel.cook@ft.com.

Photography auction:
Getty Images Gallery, 45 Eastcastle Street, London, W1W 8DX
6.30 – 9.30pm, Wednesday 3rd December.
Strictly invitation only.

LIST OF LOTS

Julia Fullerton-Batten
Octavia, Living Room
2013
Lambda c-type print
Limited edition 2/6
Signed

David Bebber
Lou Reed, Prague
2012
Matt c-type
Limited edition 4/20
Certificate of authenticity

Cecil Beaton
Lucian Freud and Caroline Blackwood at Coombe Priory, April 1956
Courtesy of The Cecil Beaton Studio Archive at Sotheby’s
Modern silver gelatin print from the original negative (printed in 2012)
Limited edition 1/20

Charlie Bibby
Children at play, Central African Republic 2010
Digital C-type
Limited edition 1/1
Signed

Marcus Bleasdale
Lake Upemba
2005
Giclee print to hahnemuhle
Limited edition 3/7
Certificate of authenticity

Laura Boushnak
I Read I Write
Five Yemeni students sit on one bench at an elementary school in Sanaa, December 2012. The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says access to education is one of the biggest challenges facing children in Yemen today, especially girls. Nearly half of primary school age girls do not go to school
2012
Digital Archival Print, fine art paper
Limited edition 3/8
Certificate of authenticity

Thomas Brummett
Nocturne #6
2014
Silver gelatin fiber based print
Limited edition1/5
Certificate of authenticity

Corinne Day
Courtesy of The Estate of Corinne Day & Gimpel Fils Gallery
Modern Life is Rubbish
1991
Black & White fibre based lambda print
Limited edition 53/500
Signed by Kate Moss

Kieran Doherty
Fisherman pull in their nets at dawn, Kovalam, Kerala
2003
Archival pigment print
Signed

Matias Costa/Panos
Untitled
2013
Glycee print of fibre paper
Limited edition 2/5
Certificate of authenticity

Stuart Franklin/Magnum Photos
USA. New York City. Central Park
1988
Silver gelatin print

Kevin Frayer
Waiting, Kashgar,Xinjiang, Western China
2014
Epson Archival Inkjet
Signed

Ron Haviv
Courtesy of V11 Agency
Helicopter, Darfur Sudan
2005
Archival Pigment Print
Limited edition 20/20
Signed

Tom Hunter
Up Before The Beak
2003
From the series ‘Living in Hell and Other Stories’,
Digital C-type print
Limited edition 1/1

Thurston Hopkins/Getty Images
Dancing in the street
1954
Silver gelatin fibre print
Limited edition 4/50
Signed

Ed Kashi
Berlin
1991
Archival pigment print
Signed

Michael Kenna
Evening Light, Lake Manapouri, Southland, New Zealand
2013
Sepia toned silver gelatin print
Limited edition 3/45
Signed

Ludovic Maillard
Exchanger Porte de la Chapelle, Paris ring road
2013
Giclee print to hahnemuhle
Limited edition 3/14
Certificate of authenticity
Greg Marinovich/The Stand
Soweto funeral in train
Soweto, South Africa, 16 October, 1995 Gang members celebrate at the funeral of slain gangster ‘Darkie’ in Soweto’s Avalon cemetery. It is customary to have a party and celebrate rather than mourn at gangsters and criminals funerals. Darkie was killed by former child soldiers turned vigilantes
1995
Digital print on archival paper
Limited edition 3/8
Signed

Peter Marlow/Magnum Photos
Untitled
Refugee, Francine Mukamana, 26yrs, Burundi, has come for help from Tanzania’s Women’s Legal Aid Centre after suffering domestic violence from her husband
2009
Archival pigment print (inkjet)

Steve McCurry
Afghan Girl with Hands of Face
1984
Fiji flex crystal archive fine art print
Serial number
Signature label

Tim Page
During the U.N.T.A.C. peace process in Cambodia, the helicopter bearing FUNCINPEC leader Prince Ranaridith Norodom departs a football field in Prey Veng after campaigning for the upcoming elections, May 1993
Fuji pearl print
Limited edition 1/5
Signed

Adam Patterson/Panos
Untitled
Jean-Claude (aka Vipoh) shows the scars he received after being attached by a rival group of up to 20 youths in 2007. His life was saved when a doctor found him on the street after the attack and brought him to hospital. Vipoh’s family fled violence in Ivory Coast (Cote d’Ivoire) in the late 1990s and settled between France and England.
2010
C-type print on fuji crystal archive paper
Limited edition 2/20
Certificate of authenticity

Espen Rasmussen
Greenand
The inland ice sheet, at places up to 4km thick, seen for air
2013
Limited edition 1/1
Certificate of authenticity

Simon Roberts
Clevedon Pier #C, Somerset,
February 2011
Archival pigment print
Edition 38/50
Signed

Peter Robinson/EMPICS sport
Pele’s Final Match – New York Cosmos Santos
1977

Christopher Sykes
Bedroom
1983
Cibachrome print
Limited edition 1/1

Paolo Ventura
Courtsey of Flatland Gallery
Winter Stories #53
2008
C-print, archive matt paper
Limited edition 4/10
Signature label

Massimo Vitali
Dune du Pyla
2010
Light-jet print
Limited edition 1/35
Signature label

For further information please contact:

FT

Harriet Constable
Communications Assistant
T: +44 (0) 207 873 4241
E: harriet.constable@ft.com

FT

Annabel Cook
Picture Editor
T: + 44 (0) 207 873 4050
E: annabel.cook@ft.com

IRC
Paul Donohoe
Press and PR Manager
T: +44 (0)20 7692 2739
E: Paul.Donohoe@rescue-uk.org

About The Financial Times:
The Financial Times, one of the world’s leading business news organisations, is recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. Providing essential news, comment, data and analysis for the global business community, the FT has a combined paid print and digital circulation of 690,000 (Deloitte assured, Q3 2014). The FT’s Corporate Social Responsibility programme works with charities that support education and literacy, journalism, local communities and the environment, as well as the annual seasonal appeal. For news about the FT follow @FTPressOffice.

About International Rescue Committee:
A global leader in humanitarian assistance, the International Rescue Committee works in more than 30 countries offering help and hope to refugees and others impacted by violent conflict and disaster. During crises, IRC teams provide health care, shelter, clean water, sanitation, learning programmes for children and special aid for women. As emergencies subside, the IRC stays to revive livelihoods and help shattered communities recover and rebuild. A tireless advocate for the most vulnerable, the IRC is committed to restoring hope, dignity and opportunity.

 

 

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