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Postcards from the Edge

Postcards from the Edge Benefits Visual AIDS
Postcard size artwork by established and emerging artists for only $50 each

Monday, October 28, 2002 hosted by Sperone Westwater


Visual AIDS will hold its fifth annual Postcards from the Edge benefit on Monday, October 28, 2002 from 6:00-9:00 P.M. Hosted this year by Sperone Westwater, 431 West 13 St., NYC. Buy one of over 700 original works of art by established and emerging artists for just $50; and help support the HIV/AIDS programs of Visual AIDS.

Postcards from the Edge is Visual AIDS' annual benefit sale of postcard-sized artwork by established and emerging artists. All works are priced at $50 and sold* on a first come, first served basis. The works of art will be exhibited so that the artists' signatures cannot be seen. Buyers will have a list of participating artists but will not know who created each piece until time of purchase. Postcards from the Edge is famous within the art world as the most exciting and affordable way to build a collection of work by internationally renowned artists as well as young and emerging artists. And for only $50, you can buy the art you love, while supporting an important cause. *(Cash and checks with photo ID accepted only.)

Participating artists this year include: Dennis Adams, Polly Apfelbaum, Ida Applebroog, Dotty Attie, Aziz + Cucher, Donald Baechler, John Baldessari, Barton Lidice Benes, Nayland Blake, Ross Bleckner, Louise Bourgeois, A.A. Bronson, Nancy Burson, Aaron Cobbett, Greg Colson, Diana Cooper, Fred Cray, John Dugdale, Jeanne Dunning, Marcel Dzama, Nicole Eisenman, Joy Episalla, Neil Farber, Tony Feher, Robert Flynt, Tom Friedman, Adam Fuss, Joy Garnett, Milton Glaser, Anthony Goicolea, Leon Golub, Sam Gordon, Michelle Grabner, Tony Gray, Ann Hamilton, Lyle Ashton Harris, Geoffrey Hendricks, Arturo Herrera, Jim Hodges, David Humphrey, Alfredo Jaar, Bill Jacobson, Joan Jonas, Emily Joyce, Nina Katchadourian, David Krippendorff, Julian LaVerdiere, Louise Lawler, Charles LeDray, Zoe Leonard, Les Levine, Kerry James Marshall, John McLachlin, Julie Mehretu, Barry McGee, Ann Messner, Marilyn Minter, Mary Miss, Amy Morken, Carrie Moyers, Matt Mullican, Vik Muniz, Stefanie Nagorka, David Nelson, Yoko Ono, Catherine Opie, Dennis Oppenheim, Ed Paschke, Alix Pearlestein, Sheila Pepe, Paul Pfeiffer, Kaz Prapuolenis, Richard Prince, William Pope L., Ernesto Pujol, Luisa Rabbia, Miguel Angel Rayes, Dorthea Rockburne, Tim Rollins + KOS, Ruth Root, Tom Sachs, Collier Schorr, Alyson Shotz, Tom Slaughter, Kiki Smith, Nancy Spero, Philip Taaffe, Steed Taylor, Austin Thomas, Richard Tuttle, Type A, John Waters, Frank Webster, William Wegman, Lawrence Weiner, Tom Wesselman, Pae White, Thomas Woodruff, Rob Wynne, Carrie Yamaoka and MORE.

All Postcards from the Edge proceeds – 100 percent of all sales – go to support the programs of Visual AIDS. Founded in 1988 by artists and activists, Visual AIDS promotes AIDS awareness through the visual arts. Two Visual AIDS initiatives, the Red Ribbon and Day Without Art, have become icons of AIDS awareness. Visual AIDS also supports artists with HIV/AIDS through direct professional services including free photo-documentation of artwork, the largest slide library of work by artists with HIV/AIDS, materials grants to those with low incomes, estate planning services, exhibition opportunities, professional development, advice and advocacy.

For more information contact:

Visual AIDS
Amy Sadao, Executive Director
Nelson Santos, Assistant Director
212.627.9855 / visAIDS@earthlink.net