Asia Art Archive holds 2011 annual fundraiser auction of contemporary art – event alert

FUNDRAISER EVENT ASIAN ART

Highlights of the Asia Art Archive Annual Fundraiser 2011 auction event include an ink painting by Wu Guanzhong, a TV installation by Nam June Paik, a work from the “Flower” series by Takashi Murakami and a photo-installation by Raqs Media Collective.

Read an excerpt from the press release below, sent out by Asia Art Archive on 20 October 2011.

ASIA ART ARCHIVE


ANNUAL FUNDRAISER 2011


PREVIEW: 14 – 18 NOVEMBER 2011, SOTHEBY’S HONG KONG


OPENING RECEPTION: MONDAY 14 NOVEMBER 2011, 6-8PM


AUCTION: SATURDAY 19 NOVEMBER 2011, THE CHINA CLUB, HONG KONG


ONLINE AUCTION CATALOGUE: www.aaa.org.hk/fundraiser2011 (from 1 November onwards)



HONG KONG, 20 OCTOBER 2011 – Asia Art Archive (AAA), the largest public repository of material about contemporary art in Asia and the region’s foremost platform for research and dialogue, will hold its annual fundraising auction and dinner on 19 November 2011, with a preview of works at Sotheby’s Hong Kong from 14 to 18 November. The annual auction is a major source of support for AAA’s operations and programmes, giving art collectors access to a range of 68 significant works by internationally recognised artists this year. All funds raised throughout the evening will go towards AAA’s goal of providing access for all to its extensive resources.


Auction highlights include an ink painting by Wu Guanzhong dated to the early 80’s, a TV installation by Nam June Paik, a work from the “Flower” series by Takashi Murakami, a photo-installation by Raqs Media Collective, a set of prints responding to the serial bomb in Bombay by Nalini Malani, a photo diptych by Gu Dexin, a print by Zeng Fanzhi, and a set of posters entitled Hong Kong Art Archive produced by Wong Wai Yin during her residency at AAA.


See the 2011 AAA Auction catalogue at www.aaa.org.hk/fundraiser2011 from 11 November onwards.


The dinner is sold out but all works will be on view at Sotheby’s Hong Kong from 14-18 November or online. AAA accepts absentee or phone bids.


AAA is grateful to the following artists and galleries who have generously donated works:


Nadim Abbas, Dhruvi Acharya, Au Hoi Lam, Bae Bien-U, Simon Birch, Cao Fei, Roberto Chabet, Chen Jiagang, Choksi Neha, Gu Dexin, Shilpa Gupta, Ho Sin Tung, Candida Höfer, Hu Fang, Callum Innes, Jiang Pengyi, Sosa Joseph, Misaki Kawai, Aisha Khalid, Naiza H Khan, Koh Sang Woo, Lam Yau Sum, Lee Kyong Mi, Jung Lee, Nikki S Lee, Li Qing, Lin Tianmiao, Lin Xue, Liu Dahong, Liu Hung, Liu Xiaodong, Nalini Malani, Mok Wai Hong, Takashi Murakami, Wawi Navarroza, Trung Nguyen, Oh Seung Yul, Donna Ong, Nam June Paik, Pak Sheung Chuen, Vijai Patchineelam, Sopheap Pich, Agus Baqul Purnomo, Qiu Zhijie, Marc Quinn, Raqs Media Collective, Rhee Kibong, T V Santhosh, Mithu Sen, Nilima Sheikh, Gulammohammed Sheikh, Shi Jing, Stephanie Sin, Donghyun Son, Vivan Sundaram, Chintan Upadhyay, Clairelynn Uy, Wang Keping, Wen Ling, Entang Wilharso, Wong Wai Yin, Wu Guanzhong, Young-hae Chang Heavy Industries, Zeng Fanzhi, Zhao Gang, Zheng Guogu, Zhou Jinhua


10 Chancery Lane, ARNDT Berlin, AW Asia, Ben Brown Fine Arts, Blindspot Gallery, Cais Gallery, Chambers Fine Art, Chemould Prescott Road, Contemporary by Angela Li, Edouard Malingue Gallery, Gagosian Gallery, Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke Gallery, Galerie Quynh, Galleria Continua, Gallery 2, Gallery EXIT, Gana Art, Gandhara Art, Grotto Fine Arts, Hanart TZ Gallery, Kukje Gallery, LeeAhn Gallery, ONE AND J. Gallery, Osage Gallery, Project 88, Rossi & Rossi, Sakshi Gallery, Schoeni Art Gallery, Seven Art Limited Gallery, Silverlens Galleries, Sin Sin Fine Art, Take Ninagawa, The Cat Street Gallery, The Guild Art Gallery, THE MINISTRY OF ART, Tin-aw Art Management Inc., Vadehra Gallery, Valentine Willie Fine Art, Vitamin Creative Space, White Cube


PROGRAMME DETAILS


ASIA ART ARCHIVE ANNUAL FUNDRAISER 2011


PREVIEW


Date: 14 – 18 November 2011
Venue: Sotheby’s Hong Kong, 3101-3106, One Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong
Hours: 9:30am-6pm
Opening reception: Monday 14 November 2011, 6-8pm


AUCTION (BY INVITATION ONLY)


Date: Saturday 19 November 2011
Venue: The China Club, Hong Kong
Enquiry: fundraiser@aaa.org.hk or +852 2815 1112


To view online catalogue or place an absentee bid, please visit www.aaa.org.hk/fundraiser2011 from 11 November 2011 onwards.

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