This Thursday, October 6th, Milk Studios will play host to PHOTO16, the second annual photography auction to benefit The AIDS Monument. The evening will be hosted by Dita Von Teese and Lisa Edelstein. The theme for this year’s event is ICONS, in honor of The AIDS Monument that will become the world’s iconic landmark in West Hollywood. In keeping with the theme, legendary subjects including David Bowie, Elizabeth Taylor, Prince, Andy Warhol, Cher, Beyoncé, Muhammad Ali, Bette Midler, Tupac, Kate Moss —to name a few—will be featured in the highly anticipated photo auction.
Here is a smattering of the works up for sale!
Photographers and artists such as Bruce Weber, Antonio Lopez, Herb Ritts, Michael Childers, Dennis Hopper, Ed Ruscha, Pamela Hanson, Francois Nars, Greg Gorman and Christopher Makos are some of the highlights this year’s auction with over 80 iconic images included in the collection.
Tickets to the event can be purchased here.