Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Art Auction

I'm participating in an art auction next week and one of my flags will be on display for auction.

Please Join Us

re:FORM Art Auction & Cocktail Reception

Honoring Donald Baechler, Dr. Mathilde Krim, and Fred Tomaselli
Wednesday, September 3, 2008
6:00pm -- 9:00pm
Cheim & Read gallery
547 West 25th St.
New York, NY 10001

On Wednesday, September 3, 2008, the Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) will host re:FORM, an art auction and cocktail benefit at Cheim & Read, New York. re:FORM represents the second installment in a groundbreaking partnership between the art world and the drug policy reform movement, following our first successful event in 2005. DPA will take this opportunity to honor three dear friends of the organization: Donald Baechler, Dr. Mathilde Krim, and Fred Tomaselli.

Buy your tickets now -- it’s only $150 for a regular ticket and $100 for those aged 35 years and younger. All tickets will include entry to an after party being coordinated by our Young Leadership Committee. Tickets may be purchased at www.drugpolicyevent.org, via email to Liz@livetreichard.com or by phone at 212-868-8450 x210.

We’ve had a great response so far from the artist and gallery communities, with works by established and emerging artists, including Donald Baechler, Ross Bleckner, Louise Lawler, Julie Mehretu, Fred Tomaselli, Kara Walker, Lawrence Weiner, and many more. More details about re:FORM and a catalogue of the works in the auction can be found at the event website, www.drugpolicyevent.org.

The Drug Policy Alliance is the nation's leading organization promoting alternatives to the drug war that are grounded in science, compassion, health and human rights.

Artists include:
Joshua Abelow, Vito Acconci, Jesse Alpern, Josh Azzarella, Donald Baechler, Jud Bergeron, Colby Bird, Ross Bleckner, Fanny Bostrom, Kelie Bowman, Julia Chiang, Maxi Cohen, Julia Condon, Casey Cook, Russell Crotty, Annabel Daou, Alex Grey, Andy Diaz Hope, Harrison Haynes, Judith Hudson, David Humphrey, Ryan Humphrey, Caroline Hwang, Jordin Islip, Louise Lawler, Eddie Martinez, Dan McCleary, Paul Miller (AKA DJ Spooky), Adam Ogilvie, Mike Quinn, Sam Reveles, Shelby Ross, Andres Serrano ,Keith Sonnier, Adam Stennett, STO, Fred Tomaselli, Sarah Trigg, Auguste Rhonda Tymeson, Kara Walker, Lawrence Weiner, Eric White, Xawery Wolski,Rob Wynne

Some art from the catalog:

Joshua Abelow

Julia Chiang

David Humphrey

Eddie Martinez

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