Last night The Hole hosted the opening party for the Ninth Annual BAMart Silent Auction. Christos Katsiaouni was there to capture the scene.
Hurricane Sandy dumped six feet of water into the basement storage of Printed Matter, resulting in a loss of over 9,000 books. To help ease the cost of repair and enhancement of their storage, a benefit auction and selling exhibition is currently taking place at the Rauschenberg Foundation Project Space. Christos Katsiaouni was in house this past Thursday to document some of the attendees of the art preview.
A selection of choice lots from the upcoming auction at Phillips
Bid on this and loads of other weird stuff as the New York City Opera auctions off the contents of its warehouse.
Bones of Contention by Paige Williams
An art auction benefitting BGR, an after school program in NYC’s Lower East Side, operated by the Henry Street Settlement.
Some highlights, above.
The $5,000-7,000 estimate that this piece carries just seems waaaaaay too low.
Up for auction through Doyle New York
Steve Caballero put together this auction of custom Half Cabs to benefit ASkate, a non-profit organization that introduces autistic children to skateboarding. Artists include Caballero, Shepard Fairey, Chris Pastras, Andy Howell, Jimbo Phillips and many others.
This collection was compiled by American artist Bradford Edwards on-site in Vietnam over several years in the 90s. It recently sold at auction for $35,250.00.
The amount paid at auction for Todd McFarlane’s cover art to “Amazing Spider-Man” no. 328 from 1990. It is now the expensive piece of original American comic art ever purchased.
There are a bunch of familiar names in this auction benefitting Power House Productions Ride It Sculpture Park in Detroit.
Just curious. It seems like the most obvious display of money with the hint of sophistication. Not everyone understands art, just like not everyone gets classic cars, but everyone knows dinosaurs.
Anyway, there’s a complete skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus bataar from the Late Cretaceous era in Central Asia up for auction, and whoever has the cash and the space should buy it.