New York, NY (PRWEB) July 2, 2009
Not Fade Away Gallery and Allan Tannenbaum, Famed SoHo Weekly News Photographer, announced today that the Gallery is holding a silent auction of over 70 rare Artist's Proofs and Limited Edition photographs from the Allan Tannenbaum exhibition NEW YORK IN THE 70s, and Not Fade Away Gallery's inaugural exhibition THE BRITISH ARE COMING: THE BEATLES AND THE ROLLING STONES 1964-66, THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF BOB BONIS.
Thirty percent of the realized prices will be donated to the VH1 Save The Music Foundation, a non-profit charitable foundation dedicated to restoring instrumental music education programs in America's public schools, and raising awareness about the importance of music as part of each child's complete education.
The auction presents an opportunity to bid on a variety of important and rare Artist's Proofs and limited edition photographs from Not Fade Away Gallery's two premiere exhibitions. The images included in the auction represent some of the most important and iconic images of the 1970s, including the disco scene, the rise of punk, famous celebrities and musicians, as well as important political and cultural happenings that shaped this decade. In addition, a number of images from the famous "Lost" Beatles and Rolling Stones photos by Bob Bonis are also included.
Bidders may preview all photographs at the Gallery every day through July 9, at 12 East 20 Street, 2nd Floor, New York City, as well as on the web site http://www.NFAgallery.com. Bids may be entered in person at the Gallery, on the Gallery's web site, or on eBay by searching for seller "NotFadeAwayGallery".
The auction will close on Thursday, July 9 with a reception at Not Fade Away Gallery, and all bidding will be closed promptly at 10 pm EST. All bids entered at the Gallery, online and on eBay will be tabulated and winners will be announced and notified on Friday, July 10 by phone and email.
Larry Marion, Director of Not Fade Away Gallery said: "This auction is a unique opportunity to acquire extremely rare fine art photographs that document both the music, cultural, social and political scenes that dominated the 1970s, as well as a number of the rarest images of The Beatles and The Rolling Stones from 1964-66, taken by their US Tour Manager Bob Bonis, and support an extremely important charity to preserve music in our schools. We welcome all bidders to preview these photographs and bid early."
For further information about the auction, complete auction rules, previews of all photographs up for sale, and to place bids, please go to http://www.NFAgallery.com.
About the VH1 Save The Music Foundation
The VH1 Save The Music Foundation is a nonprofit 501c3 organization dedicated to restoring instrumental music education programs in America's public schools, and raising awareness about the importance of music as part of each child's complete education. Since 1997, the VH1 Save The Music Foundation has successfully restored and sustained instrumental music programs in 1,600 public schools in more than 100 cities across the country, including Memphis, Houston, Chicago, New York, Denver, Baltimore and Milwaukee. Over the past ten years, various artists and celebrities have shown their devotion to the VH1 Save The Music Foundation by partnering with the organization as they've reached out to struggling school districts across the country. This year, Beyoncé, Jamie Foxx, Chris Webber, Gavin DeGraw, NE-YO, Johnny Rzeznik, Natasha Bedingfield, The Fray, Tamia, 3 Doors Down and Venus Williams serve as The Foundation's Inaugural Class of Ambassadors, each raising funds and delivering key messages on behalf of The Foundation. To date, VH1 Save The Music has provided more than $43 million in new musical instruments, affecting the lives of more than 1.2 million children. It is The Foundation's renewed commitment to donate one hundred million dollars worth of new musical instruments to ensure that even a greater number of students receive a comprehensive music education in the coming decade! To join the movement to First Make Music, Then Make History, visit http://www.vh1savethemusic.com.