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LACE Benefit Art Auction Happening May 18

May 13, 2016

LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions) will host its annual art auction benefit event on Wednesday, May 18, from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. at the gallery, 6522 Hollywood Blvd. The celebratory fundraiser will support LACE’s program dialoguing with experimental artists for close to 40 years! LACE is an internationally recognized pioneer among art institutions that has nurtured generations of artists, and newly emerging art forms such as performance art, video art, and installation-based work. Proceeds from the auction will allow LACE to continue supporting artists and programs.

Online bidding has already begun at Paddle8.com. Tickets to the event are available via Eventbrite.

Here’s the schedule for the night:

LACE BENEFIT ART AUCTION | EVENT SCHEDULE

SILENT AUCTION AND COCKTAIL RECEPTION
DJ set by Alex Black
Lounge décor by Potted
Catering Provided by The Kitchen for Exploring Foods
7:00 PM

LIVE AUCTION
8:30 PM

SILENT AUCTION CLOSES
10:00 PM

ARTIST HIGHLIGHTS

For a complete artist list, visit: welcometolace.org
Kim Abeles
Edgar Arceneaux
Skip Arnold
John Baldessari
Chris Burden
Roy Dowell
Rafa Esparza
Sam Durant
Shepard Fairey
Cayetano Ferrer
Corita Kent
Gala Porras-Kim
Emily Mast
Michael McMillen
Sandeep Mukherjee
Gina Osterloh
Ed Ruscha
Lindsay August Salazar
Mark Dean Veca
Tim Youd

HOST COMMITTEE
Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell, Kit Baron, Lyndon and Janine Barrois, Kathryn Bise, Luis de Jesus, Fox Entertainment Group, Sam Freeman, Anne Friedman, Robert Galstian, Cami and Howard Gordon, The Honorable Robert M. Hertzberg, Annette Johnson and George Urena, Lauren Kasmer, Demetrio Kerrison and Gianna Drake Kerrison, Tulsa Kinney, Sherry Kondor, Winnie Lam, Linda Maggard, Juliet McIver, Joe and Janet Nunez, Pauli Ochi, Sarah and Bill Odenkirk, Michelle Papillion, Mark Sandelson, Jonathan Schurgin, Judy and Stuart Spence, Ryosuke Tsukioka, Carney R. Shegerian, Elinor and Rubin Turner, Li Wen and Jae Yang.

THE BOARD INVITES YOU TO JOIN THE HOST COMMITTEE
As a member of the Host Committee, your $500 tax-deductible contribution enables LACE to continue in its vital role of being a space for artists to take risks. LACE supports emerging and mid-career artists by providing exhibition and performance opportunities for new work, as well as opportunities for emerging curators. You will also receive the following benefits:

• An invitation for you and a guest to attend the Auction Preview Brunch to socialize with other key LACE supporters, curators, and artists on Sunday, May 1, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. The brunch will be held at the home of a LACE Board member in a historic neighborhood of Los Angeles. You can peruse images of selected auction items, honor the board service of William Moreno, outgoing Chair, and learn about exciting new developments for LACE.

• Four (4) complimentary tickets (two for you and a guest) to the Live and Silent Auctions on
Wednesday, May 18.

• Acknowledgment on the night of the Auction, as well as in print and online materials.

Join the Host Committee by making your gift online or by mailing a check to:

Visit: welcometolace.org/donate/

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