Monday, January 05, 2009

Postcards from the Edge...

A Benefit for Visual AIDS 

Start the New Year off right -- over 1,600 postcards unveiled at Metro Pictures 

January 9-10, 2009 
Hosted by Metro Pictures 
519 West 24th Street, NYC 

The Benefit Sale -- ONE DAY ONLY! 
Saturday, January 10, 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM 
Over 1,600 original postcard-sized works of art. $75 EACH. Buy four, get one free! Works are signed on the back and displayed anonymously. Artists' name revealed only after purchase. First-come, first served. $5 suggested admission. 

The Preview Party 
Friday, January 9, 6:00 - 8:00 PM 
$75 admission* includes one raffle ticket. Additional raffle tickets $20.  Your only chance to get a sneak peek at the entire show! No sales, but one lucky raffle winner selects the first postcard. More prizes: Keith Haring the new 10lb $100 Rizzoli catalog & artist multiples from ARTWARE editions and Tulip Enterprises. Special hosts: The Imperial Court of New York. Plus a silent art auction. Wine courtesy of Wine & Spirits Magazine. *Participating artists attend free. 

2009 participating artists include: Vito AcconciIda Applebroog, David Armstrong, John Baldessari, Barton Lidice Benes, Nayland Blake, Ross Bleckner, Patty Chang, Marcel Dzama, Tony Feher, Adam Fuss, Ann HamiltonJane Hammond, Mary Heilmann, Arturo Herrera, Alfredo JaarEmily JacirJeff KoonsLouise LawlerGlenn LigonKalup LinzyRobert Longo, McDermott & McGoughBarry McGeeJulie Mehretu, Marilyn Minter, Yoko OnoCatherine OpiePaul PfeifferJack Pierson, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, Joel Shapiro, Kate Shepherd, Cindy Sherman, Gabriel J. Shuldiner, Kiki Smith, Annie Sprinkle, Rirkrit, Tiravanija, Kara Walker, John Waters, Carrie Mae WeemsWilliam WegmanLawrence Weiner, T.J. Wilcox, Fred Wilson, and so many MORE! 

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