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Art Scene & {Seen}

Ashley Gail Harris, Art Advisory LLC
From the Streets to Sotheby's... Art Scene & {Seen}










Join us at ICI’s Annual Fall Benefit on Monday, November 7, or place a bid online now for a chance to win artworks, commissioned portraits, or one of ICI’s art experiences featured in our Benefit Silent and Live Auction. This year, auction items include a commissioned portrait by world-renowned artist Vik Muniz to a behind-the-scenes private tour of all Marfa has to offer. Sit for a portrait at William Wegman‘s studio along side his famous Weimaraners, or for a photo session with Carrie Mae Weems of you or a loved one. Take home a Cindy Sherman or a celestial byTrevor Paglen. Or spend an intimate afternoon with three of your guests and the legendary artistChristo in his New York Soho studio. Preview all auction items below and place your bid early by email.

For more information about ICI Annual Fall Benefit, CLICK HERE

Download the 2011 Auctions Preview Packet

Download the 2011 Absentee Bidder Form
Download the 2011 Auction Conditions of Sales


Cindy Sherman

Lot #1: Cindy Sherman
Starting Bid: $3,000
Retail Value: $5,000
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Carrie Mae Weems

Lot #2: Carrie Mae Weems Commission
Starting Bid: $10,000
Retail Value: $40,000
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Lot #3: Destination: The Marfa Experience
Starting Bid: $750
Retail Value: Priceless
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Trevor Paglen

Lot #4: Trevor Paglen
Starting Bid: $4,000
Retail Value: $8,000
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Lot #5: Christo New York Studio Visit
Starting Bid: $750
Retail Value: Priceless
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Vik Muniz

Lot #6: Vik Muniz Commission
Starting Bid: $70,000
Retail Value: $120,000
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William Wegman

Lot #7: William Wegman Commission
Starting Bid: $7,000
Retail Value: $20,000
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ICI Access Fund

Lot #8: ICI Access Fund
Starting Bid: $5,000 to $100
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Tauba Auerbach

Lot #9: Tauba Auerbach SOLD
Starting Bid: $3,000
Retail Value: $4,500
Buy It Now: SOLD
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Amy Yao

Lot #10: Amy Yao Couture
Starting Bid: $750
Retail Value: One-of-a-kind priceless
Buy It Now: $2,000
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David Shrigley

Lot #11: David Shrigley
Starting Bid: $2,500
Retail Value: $4,000
Buy It Now: $5,000
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Peter Halley

Lot #13: Peter Halley
Starting Bid: $3,500
Retail Value: $6,000
Buy It Now: $8,000
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Alex Prager

Lot #14: Alex Prager
Starting Bid: $3,000
Retail Value: $5,000
Buy It Now: $6,000
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Ned Vena

Lot #15: Ned Vena SOLD
Starting Bid: $2,500
Retail Value: $5,000
Buy It Now: SOLD
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Ricci Albenda

Lot #16: Ricci Albenda
Starting Bid: $4,500
Retail Value: $8,000
Buy It Now: $10,000
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Lot #17: Destination: Pacific Standard Time, Los Angeles
Starting Bid: $1,500
Retail Value: Priceless
Buy It Now: $2,500
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Jeanette Mundt

Lot #18: Jeanette Mundt Commission
Starting Bid: $1,500
Retail Value: $3,000
Buy It Now: $4,000
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Polly Apfelbaum and Stan Allen

Lot #19: Polly Apfelbaum and Stan Allen’s New York
Starting Bid: $750
Retail Value: Priceless
Buy It Now: $1,500
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The Prince George Ballroom
15 East 27th Street
Between Fifth and Madison Avenues
New York City

Nearby Parking

PART OF SPECIAL EVENTSNovember 7, 2011 @ The Prince George Ballroom, NYC



·     Drawing Gifts 2011

8th Annual Benefit Auction for The Drawing Center

Tuesday October 18, 6:30 PM

Drawing Gifts 2011

Hosted by Phillips de Pury & Company

6:30 – 8:30 pm: Cocktails & Silent Auction
7:30 pm: Live Auction

Phillips de Pury & Company, 450 West 15th Street
Tickets: $175 for individuals ($50 of each ticket is tax-deductible)

The Drawing Center—the only non-profit organization in the United States to focus solely on the exhibition of historical and contemporary drawings—will celebrate its 8th annual Benefit Auction, Drawing Gifts, on October 18, 2011 at Phillips de Pury in the Chelsea art district. Each year Drawing Gifts provides critical support for The Drawing Center’s programs and exhibitions. This year’s event is especially crucial as we break ground onReDraw, a major renovation project to expand and improve our current space at 35 Wooster Street in SoHo.

Co-Chaired by Marianne BoeskyMichele Oka DonerStacey GoergenAlexander GraySarah HooverMary SabbatinoStephanie Schumann,Jacqueline Tran, and Candace Worth, the event is expected to draw over 400 prominent guests including established and emerging artists, art patrons and collectors, corporate executives and New York philanthropists.


TMW: “Artists for Women for Women Intl” Auction LONDON

afwfw-logo Nadja Romain and Jenny Saville have invited leading contemporary artists to donate a work to benefit Women for Women International. Gagosian Gallery will exhibit highlights at its Britannia Street space, from 27th September to 1st October, andChristie’s will auction the works in their Post-War and Contemporary Day Sale on 15th October during Frieze Art Fair (13th – 16th October 2011).

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Following the success of last year’s TANK Art Attack event, a project launched by Nadja Romain and Jose Martos which raised over £240,000 for Women for Women International, this year’s event promises to be an exciting opportunity to bring together members of the art world and Women for Women International to raise awareness and funds to support women survivors of war. All proceeds from the auction will go directly to Women for Women International’s programmes around the world, providing women with the tools to rebuild their lives. This year Artists for Women for Women International would like to take the fundraising to another level, and help even more women.

Artists for Women for Women International will bring together an impressive group of talented artists and partners dedicated to the work of Women for Women International.

Launch Photo Gallery Exhibition:

27th September to 1st October, 10am-6pm daily

Gagosian Gallery — Britannia Street, London


Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary day sale Saturday 15th October.

Project Co-Chairs:

Nadja Romain & Jenny Saville

Nadja Romain Nadja-Romain

Nadja Romain is a key advocate of the work of Women for Women International, putting to work her impressive experience in the arts to support Women for Women International through last year’s TANK Art Attack and co-chairing this year’s Artists for Women for Women International event. Nadja is an independent producer, specialised in the field of art films and artist films, a curator and writer and has worked as a journalist for press and television (Conde Nast, Canal+). Her projects include documentaries such as No Restraint: A portrait of Matthew Barney, feature film Mister Lonely, which premiered in Cannes 2007, TV show Dr. Portnoy Provocateur premiered at Sundance 2008 and A Better Life by Isaac Julien in Competition in Venice 2010. Nadja currently divides her time between Paris, New York and London where she formed her own company, Everything I Want, devoted to developing and producing films, art projects, books and events. She is the Director and Head of Programming at, an online museum of contemporary artists and is writing “Faces of Change” a book to celebrate women’s empowerment.

Jenny Saville Jenny_Saville

Jenny Saville is a committed supporter of Women for Women International, donating a piece to the TANK Art Attack project in 2010, which was sold at auction in Christie’s Post War and Contemporary Day Sale in October 2010 for £190,000. Saville has been included in exhibitions worldwide, known for large-scale paintings and is represented by Gagosian Gallery. She was educated at the Glasgow School of Art and the University of Cincinnati. Her work is usually traditional figurative oil painting, often focused on the female body. She is one of the Young British Artists, a group that achieved considerable media coverage and dominated British art during the 1990s.

Contributing Artists: Honorary Committee:
  • Vanessa Arelle
  • Barbara von Bismarck
  • Raphaelle Bischoff
  • Serena Cattaneo
  • Cristina Colomar
  • Mollie Dent-Brocklehurst
  • Meredith Dunn
  • Maryam Eisler
  • Tania Fares
  • Christine Fisher
  • Luziah Hennessy
  • Donna Karan
  • Emily Lansbury
  • Pilar Ordovas
  • Joyce Ma
  • Almine Rech Picasso
  • Lauren Prakke
  • Nadja Swarovski
  • Natalia Vodianova
  • Mercedes Zobel
  • Dasha Zhukova

Artists for Women for Women International  Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Auction  8 King Street, SW1Y 6QT  Auction  Saturday 15 October Noon

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Co-chaired by Jessica Olsson and Anna-Sophia Van Zweden

RE:DEFINE is a unique exhibition and auction of original works by a selection of the world’s foremost artists, photographers and sculptors.

Marking 30 years since the discovery of AIDS, this dynamic exhibition will bring together 30 iconic and specially commissioned artworks by established and emerging talent including Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin, Gérard Rancinan, Katrin Fridriks and Shepard Fairey…


The exhibition will culminate in an exclusive reception and auction of all the featured works. 100% of the proceeds will contribute to the MTV Staying Alive Foundation for its continuing work to empower young people and their grassroots efforts to prevent HIV in local communities around the world.


Public Exhibition: 16-24 September

Event and Auction: 24 September, 7pm until late

Hosted by The Goss-Michael Foundation
1405 Turtle Creek Boulevard, Dallas TX 75207

Curated by The Future Tense


The Exhibition