October 21, 2012 - White Flag Projects - Inaugural Gala & Benefit Auction
October 21, 2012

Inaugural Gala & Benefit Auction

Ned Vena, Untitled, 2012
. Adhesive vinyl, steel door, hinges
, 79 x 35.5 x 1.75 inches
.
Courtesy of the artist and Societé, Berlin.

Inaugural Gala & Benefit Auction
November 3, 2012

White Flag Projects
4568 Manchester Avenue
Saint Louis, Missouri 63110
USA

Benefit website

White Flag Projects is pleased to announce its Inaugural Gala & Benefit Auction, to be held in the institution’s St. Louis exhibition space on November 3. The auction will include significant contributions from White Flag Projects’ long roster of exhibited artists and others, with artworks by Brandon Anschultz, Uri Aran, Jean-Baptiste Bernadet, Michael Bauer, Michael Byron, Barb Choit, N. Dash, Brock Enright, Amy Granat, Sara Greenberger Rafferty, Tommy Hartung, Ajay Kurian, Daniel Lefcourt, Eva Lundsager, Tony Matelli, John McAllister, Adam McEwen, Virginia Overton, Karthik Pandian, Asher Penn, Jon Pestoni, William Pope.L, Stephen Powers, Alan Reid, Erin Shirreff, Greg Stimac, Mickalene Thomas, Ernest Trova, Sara VanDerBeek, Ned Vena, Phil Wagner, Jaimie Warren, Garth Weiser, Donelle Woolford, and B. Wurtz.

Online bidding is currently available in partnership with Paddle8, with the live auction to be conducted on November 3 by Corey Barr of Phillips de Pury & Company.

The Gala will emphasize White Flag Projects’ role in fostering the connection between the city of St. Louis and the larger art world, focusing the event on formally introducing a group of notable gallerists from New York City’s Lower East Side to those in attendance. The gallerists taking part are Lisa Cooley, Lisa Cooley; Candice Madey, On Stellar Rays; Joel Mesler, UNTITLED; and Rachel Uffner, Rachel Uffner Gallery.

White Flag Projects’ Inaugural Gala & Benefit Auction is organized by event co-chairs Susan Barrett, Tania Beasley-Jolly, James C. Jamieson III, and Susan Sherman, with support from honorary chairs Emily Rauh Pulitzer, and John and Alison Ferring. Members of the Host Committee include Mario Barretto, Nicole Benoist, Elissa & Paul Cahn, Winston & Amanda Calvert, Dwyer Brown & Nancy Reynolds, Susan Ferguson, Sam Foxman & Alison Sieloff, Jessica Holzer, Cabanne & Jim Howard, Ken & Nancy Kranzberg, Katherine & Marc Lazar, Robert Lococo, Margaret McDonald, Lisa Melandri, Colleen O’Neil, Dorte & Jim Probstein, Helene Sayad, Philip Slein, Mary Ann & Andy Srenco, Mary Strauss, Susan & Robert Werremeyer, and Pat Whitaker & Dick Miles.

White Flag Projects is a not-for-profit arts institution established in 2006 to facilitate meaningful exhibition opportunities for progressive national, international, and local artists and curators. It encourages contributors to develop ambitious new projects free from commercial considerations, asserting the primacy of the artist and proposing a reduced curatorial role in mediating the interaction between art and its audience.

 

 


 

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