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Lower East Side Printshop Benefit 2009

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POSTED BY: Lower East Side Printshop | Mon Jan 26th, 2009 1:59 p.m.

Lower East Side Printshop
BENEFIT 2009
Auction, Sale, and Reception
Wednesday, February 11, 6-9 pm

Lower East Side Printshop
306 West 37th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10018

Purchase tickets online at http://www.printshop.org/miva/merchant.mvc?Screen=CTGY&Store_Code=TPS&Category_Code=benefit09 and Preview artwork online at http://printshop.org/web/Collect/Exhibitions/benefit09/auction_preview.html

All proceeds will directly support studio residencies for artists.

LIVE AUCTION
Conducted by Guy Bennett, Senior Vice President, International Department Co-Head, Christie’s. Proxy and phone bidding will be available.

Featuring: Ellen Berkenblit, Jim Dine, Richard Haas, Jane Hammond, Julia Jacquette, Robert Longo, Emilio Perez, Danica Phelps, William Powhida, Dana Schutz, Mark Sheinkman, James Siena, Kiki Smith, Joan Snyder, Nancy Spero, Mary Temple, Hank Willis Thomas, William Wegman, and the opportunity to sponsor one artist residency with a fellowship in your name (as a single patron or with a group of friends)

OPEN SALE
Featuring donated works and 20% off of the Printshop's recent publications: Ghada Amer, Paul Benny, Jackie Battenfield, Nancy Blum, Sebastiaan Bremer, Zana Briski, Melissa Brown, Karen Cunningham, Hope Dector, Edward del Rosario, Shoshana Dentz, Anujan Ezhikode, Joe Fig, Ligia Florea, Katherine Godwin, Deborah Grant, Amy Kao, Darina Karpov, Jane Kent, Fawad Khan, Komar and Melamid, Joan Linder, Robert Longo, Peter Lynch, Jesus Matheus, David Opdyke, Bruce Pearson, Sheila Pepe, Enoc Perez, Danica Phelps, Chloe Piene, Felix Plaza, Andrew Raftery, Susie Reiss, Larry Rivers, Gina Ruggeri, Michael Schall, Kristen Schiele, Dread Scott, Jean Shin, Amy Sillman & Jef Scharf, Shinique Smith, Shino Soma, Kate Temple, Marie Watt, Lynne Yamamoto, and Liz Zanis.

Benefit sponsors: Aperture, ArtCal, Artforum, Art in America, Karen Cunningham Photography, re-title, and Smash Studios.

Catering by Nova Catering + Events

For more information please contact us at info@printshop.org or 212.673.5390.

Lower East Side Printshop, Inc. was founded in 1968 as a non-profit community arts center. Today, it supports contemporary artists by enabling them to create new artwork in the printmaking medium. Its studio facility serves as a lab for artists of all creative backgrounds and career stages to develop new work through experimentation and collaboration. Through public exhibitions and educational programs, it engages a broad arts community and the general public in contemporary art and printmaking. Serving over 130 artists each year, the Printshop is the largest studio residency program in New York City.

The Lower East Side Printshop’s programs have been supported by public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. Private funders include: the Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, Carnegie Corporation of New York, Con Edison Company of New York, Ford Foundation, The Greenwall Foundation, International Fine Print Dealers Association, Jerome Foundation, Wolf Kahn and Emily Mason Foundation, New York Community Trust, The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc., The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, our members, and numerous generous individuals.

Lower East Side Printshop
306 West 37th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10018
212-673-5390
info@printshop.org

Link:
http://www.printshop.org