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LACE Benefit Art Auction 2009

May 26, 2009 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

May 26, 2009
Join us on May 20 and May 21 for the LACE Benefit Art Auction. 

This year LACE has invited a select group of artists, curators, and creative professionals to each organize their personal “visual playlist”.  The resulting array of mini-exhibitions will reflect the multitude of styles and interests that make Los Angeles’ contemporary art world such an exciting place to be.

PARTICIPATING CURATORS
Nayland Blake, Phil Chang, Anne Collier, Stuart Comer, Fallen Fruit, Carlee Fernandez, Eve Fowler & Lucas Michael/ACP, Soo Kim, John Knuth, Jenée Misraje, Shamim Momin, Terri Phillips, Lucas Reiner, Marco Rios, Aaron Rose, Sterling Ruby, Maya Schindler, Anna Sew Hoy, Thomas Solomon, Carol Stakenas, George Stoll, Catherine Taft, Ed & Deanna Templeton, Matt Wardell and Amy & Wendy Yao.

DATES
Artist Reception , Wednesday May 6, 2009, 8 – 10pm.
All artwork will be on view at LACE from May 7 – 17, 2009
Gallery Hours: Wed – Sun, 12 – 6pm

Live Auction, Wednesday May 20, 2009
6:00pm:  Silver Circle Preview including walk through with select curators & artists
7:30pm:  Cocktail Party
8:30pm:  Live Auction with Blake Koh, Director of Fine Arts West Coast, Sotheby’s as guest auctioneer

Silent Auction, Thursday, May 21, 2009
8:00pm:  Cocktail Party
9:00pm:  First lots promptly close
10:30pm: Last lots close

TICKETS
To purchase tickets call LACE at 323.957.1777 ext 12.

SILVER CIRCLE
$500 duo / $250 solo
Includes access to both nights, first opportunity to purchase LACE editions and a year’s worth of special VIP events

LACE BUNDLE
$500 for 10 advance full access tickets to both nights

FULL ACCESS PASS
$50 Advance for both Live and Silent Auctions

LIVE AUCTION
$35 Advance / $50 Door

SILENT AUCTION
$35 Advance / $50 Door

Proxy bidding requires a $35 registration fee.

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS
Kathryn Andrews, Carmen Argote, Skip Arnold, Joshua Aster, Dave Bailey, Steven Bankhead, Michael G. Bauer, Walead Beshty & Karl Haendel, Josh Balckwell, Nayland Blake, Dain Blodorn, Lauren Bon, Aaron Brewer, Sky Burchard, Jeff Cain, Javier Carrillo, Kevin Christy, Jennifer Cohen, Anne Collier, Sarah Conaway, Heather Cook, Mario Correa, Meg Cranston, Sarah Cromarty, Greg Dalton, Tomory Dodge, Peter Downsbrough, Zackary Drucker, Angela Dufresne, Shannon Ebner, Bart Exposito, Fallen Fruit, Robert Fontenot, Francesca Gabbiani, Matt Greene, Mark Hagen, Skylar Haskard, Carlson Hatton, Julian Hoeber, Dennis Hollingsworth, Pearl Hsiung, Marie Jager, Kiki Johnson, Mariah Johnson, Nina Katchadourian, Mike Kelley, Alex Klein, Jeff Kopp, Mirjam Kort, Erin Lee, Kristi Lippire, Maggie Lowe Tennesen, Shana Lutker, Ashley Macomber, Patrick Marcoux, Michael Markowsky, Christopher Michlig, John Millei, Mike Mills, Joey Morris, Fred Mortagne, Carter Mull, Bret Nicely, Chris Oatey, Silke Otto Knapp, Arthur Ou, John Parot, John Pearson, phranc, David Ratcliff, Terry Richardon, Marco Rios, Jacob Robichaux, Jennifer Rochlin, Steve Roden, Carissa Rodriguez, Alexis Ross, Christopher Russell, Maya Shindler, Melanie Schiff, Katy Schimert, Anna Sew Hoy, Kirsten Stoltmann, Claude Stracensky-Collins, Kim Stringfellow, Sumi Ink Club / Sarah Anderson & Luke Fischbeck, Ami Tallman, Kara Tanaka, Henry Taylor, Ed & Deanna Templeton, Ashley Thayer, The Journal of Aesthetics and Protest, The LA Urban Rangers, Caroline Thomas, Kristine Thompson, Yanai Toister, Allen Tombello, Josh Tonsfeldt, Tyler Vlahovich, Erika Vogt, Matt Wardell, James Welling, Morgan Wells, John Williams, Jason Yates, Amy Yao, and Liat Yossifor. (list in formation).
ABOUT THE AUCTION
LACE’s Annual Benefit Art Auction attracts an audience of over 500 art patrons, collectors, celebrities, artists, gallerists, and creative business executives. This annual signature event offers patrons the opportunity to purchase 100+ original artworks by some of the most important established and emerging artists working today.