Exhibition

WhiteBox Benefit Art Auction

Honoring Karen Finley

WhiteBox Benefit Art Auction Honoring Karen Finley | Events Calendar


E Village / LES

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Whitebox Art Center | 329 Broome St.

COST: $200

WHITEBOX BENEFIT ART AUCTION
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WHITEBOX AND RICHARD J. MASSEY FOUNDATION

ARTS AND HUMANITIES AWARD

HONORING

KAREN FINLEY
TUESDAY, JUNE 23RD 2015 | 6-9PM

WhiteBox and the Richard J. Massey Foundation will present their 3rd Arts and Humanities Award to performance artist Karen Finley. The Arts and Humanities Award honors an artist whose work raises social and political conscience. Previous recipients are Martha Wilson and Ai Weiwei. Martha will be in character of “Tipper Gore” to present Karen with the WhiteBox and the Richard J. Massey Foundation 3rd Arts and Humanities Award. The award is an original commissioned piece by Tim Rollins and K.O.S.

The evening will begin with the WhiteBox Benefit Art Auction sponsored by artnet. Proceeds raised will support WhiteBox’s 2015–16 programming. The auction will open for online bidding on June 16 and close the evening of June 23.

AUCTIONING WORKS BY:

Xu Bing, John Cale, Louise Fishman, William Coupon, Ron Galella, David Gamble, Eduardo Gil, Leon Golub, Roberto Juarez, Ivan Navarro, Alexander Melamid, Blue Noses, Anton Perich, Walter Robinson, Andres Serrano, GT Pellizzi and Lawrence Weiner amongst others.

BENEFIT AUCTION COMMITTEE:

RICHARD J. MASSEY | MARTHA WILSON | HON. STEVEN HONIGMAN | ALBERTO ISEQUILLA | STEVEN KASHER NEMO LIBRIZZI | MARTIN C. LIU | EMERALD FITZGERALD | DAVID EMANUEL | KEVIN ALEXANDER
MARIA PESSINO | JACK HANLEY | BRIAN WHITELEY

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