August 22, 2006 - The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago - Benefit Gala and Auction
August 22, 2006

Benefit Gala and Auction

 Art Auction: Koen van den Broek, Karl Haendel, Tauba Auerbach

The Renaissance Societys Benefit Gala and Auction
September 9, 2006

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Advance bids accepted on-line or by phone at 773 702-8670 through September 7.

The Renaissance Society proudly announces FRESH, its annual benefit to be held Saturday, September 9. The evening will feature an auction of fresh works by rising stars from some of the worlds most exciting galleries, including:

Fatima Allotey, Florence Lynch Gallery, New York Tauba Auerbach, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco; New Image Art Gallery, Los Angeles; Deitch Projects, New York Michael Bauer, Hotel, London Anna Bjerger, Max Wigram Gallery, London Luisa Caldwell, Florence Lynch Gallery, New York Ann Craven, Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston Barbara DeGenevieve, Personal Donation Francesca DiMattio, Personal Donation Echo Eggebrecht, Nicole Klagsbrun, New York Gardar Eide Einarsson, Standard, Oslo Gary Evans, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto Friederike Feldmann, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin Jeffrey Gibson, Samson Projects, Boston Tue Greenfort, Johann König Gallery, Berlin Wade Guyton, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York Karl Haendel, Anna Helwing Gallery, Los Angeles David Hamill, Bank, Los Angeles Kati Heck, Galerie Annie Gentils, Antwerp Federico Herrero, Galería Juana de Aizpuru, Madrid Daniel Hesidence, Feature Inc., New York Roger Hiorns, Corvi-Mora, London Bethan Huws, Personal Donation Janice Kerbel, Galerie Karin Guenther, Hamburg Eli Langer, Daniel Hug Gallery, Los Angeles Tom Lauerman, Personal Donation Michael Lazarus, Feature Inc., New York Sze Tsung Leong, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York José Lerma, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York Miranda Lichtenstein, Mary Goldman Gallery, Los Angeles Won Ju Lim, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin Kacy Maddux, Telephonebooth Gallery, Kansas City; Gescheidle, Chicago Tala Madani, Lombard-Freid Projects, New York Andrew Mania, Vilma Gold, London Alisa Margolis, Galerie Diana Stigter, Amsterdam Yuri Masnyj, Metro Pictures Gallery, New York Scott McFarland, Regen Projects, Los Angeles Kelly McLane, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica Faris McReynolds, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles Wardell Milan, Samson Projects, Boston Gian Paolo Minelli, Groeflin Maag Galerie, Basel John Morris, Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco Aaron Morse, Guild & Greyshkul, New York Vik Muniz, Alan Koppel Gallery, Chicago Johan Nobell, Andréhn Schiptjenko, Stockholm Melissa Oresky, Personal Donation Peyman Rahimi, Galerie Vera Gliem, Köln; Eva Winkeler, Frankfurt Clare Rojas, Lizabeth Oliveria Gallery, Los Angeles Sterling Ruby, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles Sophia Schama, Spielhaus Morrison Galerie, Berlin Katrin Sigurdardottir, Personal Donation Daniel Sinsel, Sadie Coles HQ, London Lucy Skaer, Doggerfisher, Edinburgh Josh Smith, Galerie Catherine Bastide, Brussels Anj Smith, IBID Projects, London Larry Snider, Personal Donation Stephanie Snider, Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin Sean Snyder, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris Angela Strassheim, Marvelli Gallery, New York Annelies Strba, Galerie Eigen Art, Berlin Do-Ho Suh, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York Henry Taylor, Sister, Los Angeles Donald Urquhart, Maureen Paley, London Koen van den Broek, Jay Jopling/White Cube, London Gabriel Vormstein, Meyer Riegger, Karlsruhe John Waters, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York James Welling, David Zwirner, New York Olav Westphalen, Wilkinson Gallery, London Will Yackulic, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco

The Renaissance Society, founded in 1915, is widely acclaimed here and abroad as one of the premier museums for leading edge contemporary art in the United States. Through the commissioning and production of new works and a provocative mix of exhibitions, publications, lectures, readings, concerts, screenings and performances, it celebrates the art of the moment in all its complexity and diversity. All proceeds from the evening benefit The Renaissance Society’s 2006-2007 exhibition, education and publishing programs.

For more information, please contact Lori Bartman at or visit
The Renaissance Society
5811 South Ellis
Chicago, IL 60637
773 702-8670

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