October 28, 2005 - LAXART - Launch Party and Silent Auction: Saturday, November 5th 2005
October 28, 2005

Launch Party and Silent Auction: Saturday, November 5th 2005

Launch Party and Silent Auction
Saturday, 5 November 2005, 8 - 11pm

6086 Comey Avenue
LA CA 90034

On November 5th a new nonprofit contemporary art space in Los Angeles, LAXART, will launch with a party and silent auction including work of over 100 artists at MC at 6086 Comey Avenue LA CA 90034. The donated work reflects the program of the new exhibition space featuring both emerging and established artists working locally, nationally and internationally. Set for an opening in January 2006 with a solo exhibition of Los Angeles artist Daniel J. Martinez, LAXART will find its home at 2640 South La Cienega LA CA 90034.

The benefit on November 5th will be punctuated with a special performance in collaboration with Macy Grays organization One by One a group aiding families in crisis from Hurricane Katrina. A portion of the proceeds from the event will go directly to One by One.

LAXART will be auctioning paintings, sculpture, drawing, photographs and video by:

Monica Abend, Andy Alexander, Kamrooz Aram, Julieta Aranda, Augusto Arbizo, Marco Arce, Tamy Ben-Tor, Fabian Birgfeld, Sebastian Blanck, Jennifer Bolande, Mike Boucher, Carol Bove, Mark Braford, Fernanda Brunet, Anthony Burdin, Craig Butler, Jedediah Caesar, Max King Cap, Carolyn Carr, Laura Carton, Carolyn Castano, Terry Chatkupt, Fritz Chestnut, William Cordova, Molly Corey, Zoe Crosher, Santiago Cucullu, Krysten Cunningham, Dexter Dalwood, Francesca diMattio, Kaye Donachie, Daniel Dove, Sam Durant, Benjamin Edwards, Gardar Eide Einarsson, Tracey Emin, Brock Enright, Kirsten Everberg, Geoffrey Farmer, Amy Feldman, Naomi Fischer, Rob Fisher, Jonah Freeman, Coco Fusco, Charles Gaines, Michael Gibson, Frantiska Tim Gilman, Nan Goldin, Francis Gomila, Ken Gonzales-Day, Delia Gonzalez & Gavin Russom, Katy Grannan, Andrew Guenther, Guyton/Walker, Karl Haendel, Terry Haggerty, Everest Hall, Marc Handelman, Kira Lynn Harris, Ellen Harvey, Syklar Haskard, David Hatcher, Leslie Hewitt, Klara Hobza, Jonathan Horowitz, Salomon Huerta, Songmi Huff, Malisa Humphrey & Bridget Mullen, Jessia Jackson Hutchins, Tim Hyde, Daniel Jauregui, Vishal Jugdeo, Tellervo Kalleinen, Matt Keegan, Mary Kelly, Terence Koh, Alice Konitz, Angie Lacerenza, Liz Larner, Dnell Larson, Tom Lawson, Daniel Lefcourt, Charlene Liu, Jen Liu, Michelle Lopez, Joshu Lucas, Simone Lueck, Nathan Mabry, Erlea Maneros, Daniel J. Martinez, Adria Julia Marques, Caitlyn Masley, Corey McCorkle, Rodney McMillan, Julie Mehretu, Jacob Melchi, Justin Michell, Wardell Milan, Yunhee Min, Miguel Monroy, Kia Neill, Kori Newkirk, David Nicholson, Eric Niebuhr, Lindsey Nobel, Ruben Ochoa, Yoshua Okon, Arthur Ou, Jenny Perlin, Michael Phelan, Edith Pons, Antonio Puleo, Orit Raff, Marcos Rios, Miguel Angel Rios, Arturo Romo, Matt Ross, Aida Ruilova, Elizabeth Russell, Analia Saban, Isca Greenfield Sanders, Dean Sameshima, Matt Saunders, Mackenzie Schneider, Macrae Semans, Mindy Shapero, Cristian Silva, Alex Slade, Allison Smith, Ilyse Soutine, James Everett Stanley, Marc Swanson, Julianne Swartz, Lisa Tan, Joel Tauber, Alison Elsabeth Taylor, Oscar Tuazon, Lesley Vance, Mark Verabioff, Nicolau Vergueiro, Anton Vidokle, Darren Wardle, Mary Weatherford, Jesse Webber, Fritz Welch, Jim Welling, Olav Westphalen, Jeff Williams, Mark Wyse, Amir Zaki, Andrea Zittel, Brenda Zlamany, Robert Zungo..list in progress

Proceeds benefit LAXARTs operations and programs.
Please join the benefit committee in launching LAXART:
Rebecca Bloom, Stokely Chaffin, Nancy Chaikin, Corinna Durland, Sima Familant, Lauri Firstenberg, Rebecca Gayheart, Anna Getty, John Goldstone, Lisa Gray, Christian Haye, Eliane Nicole Henri, Marin Hopper, Deborah Irmas, Alex Israel, Mara Kamins, Donanne Kasicki, Christine Y. Kim, Bettina Korek, Shana Lutker, Michele Maccarone, Aram Moshayedi, Richard Massey, Shamim M.Momin, Brett Ratner, Anne Rosenberg, Sarah Stifler, Jeffrey Uslip, Courtney Wagner and Forest and Keisha Whitaker.

Media Sponsor: Los Angeles Confidential Magazine

LAXART launch party/silent auction is made possible with sponsorship from Ten Cane Rum, Poplife, E-flux, MILK, Art Services Melrose, Tim Yalda, Designer Framing, Cache Contemporary, Geffen Records, The Peninsula Beverly Hills, SweetSomethingsLA.com by Leslie Danelia, Deesh Designs, Floral Rush, Afterall, Art Papers, Volume, X-tra, Lab-71 and Grey Room.

Direct purchase of launch party/silent auction tickets and absentee bidding inquiries to benefit@laxart.org or T.323.868.5893
Checks can be mailed to LAXART
7095 Hollywood Boulevard 465
LA CA 90028

Digital catalogue of works will be available at www.laxart.org

Responding to Los Angeles cultural climate, LAXART questions given contexts for the exhibition of contemporary art, architecture and design.

With a renewed vision for the potential of independent art spaces, LAXART provides a center for interdisciplinary discussion and interaction and for the production and exhibition of new exploratory work.

LAXART offers a space for provocation, dialogue and confrontation by practices on the ground in Los Angeles and abroad.

LAXART is a hub for artists based on flexibility, transition, spontaneity and change.

The space responds to an urgency and obligation to provide an accessible exhibition space for contemporary artists, architects and designers.

Become a founding member: membership@laxart.org

Inquiries about LAXARTs first edition with LA artist Edgar Arceneaux 1968 produced by Paulson press can be directed to: office@laxart.org.


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