THIS WEEK: Postcards from the Edge A Benefit for Visual AIDS Preview Party: January 24, 2014 Benefit Sale: January 25-26, 2013 Luhring Augustine 531 W 24th Street, NYC
Wishing for a Marilyn Minter...? Think you can spot an Ed Ruscha...? Want your own Julie Mehretu...?
At Postcards from the Edge, you can be an international art collector. With over 1300 postcard-sized masterpieces by renowned artistsand exciting newcomers, there is something for everyone! All work only $85 each. What a great way to start the New Year!
BENEFIT SALE SATURDAY, JANUARY 25 from 10 AM - 6 PM (Buy 4 - Get 1 More) SUNDAY, JANUARY 26 from 12 PM - 4 PM (Buy 2 - Get 1 More) $5 suggested admission / $20 gets you a NOT OVER book or Kay Rosen bag Plan your weekend now - and make some extra room on your walls - for NYC's most popular art event of the year! At Postcards from the Edge, the artwork is displayed anonymously, and artist's name revealed only after purchase. All postcard artwork is $85 each (less than a round of cocktails - give or take a martini). It's first-come, first-served, but with over 1300 works on display, you'll find something you love - while supporting the programs of Visual AIDS.
SILENT AUCTIONcloses Sunday, January 26 at 4 PM Work by Joy Garnett, Will Barnet, Mike Bidlo, Robert Flynt, Joanne Greenbaum, Harmony Hammond, Marc Handelman, David Humphrey, Cary Leibowitz, Glenn Ligon, Sophie Matisse, Slava Mogutin, Ernesto Pujol, Hunter Reynolds, and Rob Wynne is online now and on view at Luhring Augustine from January 24 - 26. Final bids close on Sunday, January 26 at 4 PM. Bid online at Paddle8
PREVIEW PARTY: FRIDAY, JANUARY 24th The only opportunity to see the entire exhibition. Silent Auction & Raffle Prizes. (No postcard sales.)
* VIP Preview begins at 5pm Don't like crowds? $50 admission(payable at the door or online here) allows guests into the gallery one hour before the general doors open. Beat the crowd and get an extra close look at all the amazing artwork.
* Artist Preview from 6pm-8pm Participating artists can attend the Preview for free, starting at 6pm, one hour after VIP Preview. Additional guests $50 each.
Raffle Prizes Two raffle tickets with $50 admission, additional tickets $10 each. • First pick of any postcard that night • VIP access to the benefit on Saturday morning • Ask any question about one specific postcard (NEW this year) Raffle to be called at 7:30 pm. Must be present to win.
SEE YOU THERE!
Postcards from the Edge is Visual AIDS' biggest show and fundraiser of the year - and one of the most unique and democratic events in the art world!Since 1998, over 18,500 postcard-sized works have been exhibited. Help us keep the overhead cost down and raise funds tosupport Visual AIDS' mission of promoting AIDS awareness and supporting artists living with HIV/AIDS.
Can't make it to POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE - but want to support the event and Visual AIDS' programs?