Art For Tibet
|When||21 Sep 2010 - 25 Sep 2010|
|Where||Union Gallery Annex
New York, NY 10013
A Celebration of Art, Culture & Resistance: Charity Event and Art Auction
From left to right: Carrie Reichardt, History is a Lie Agreed Upon. Maki Kaoru, Half Awake, Half Asleep. Courtesy of the artists and Art for Tibet, New York.Art Auction & Party September 25th 2010
5pm – 10pm Online Preview & Auction September 10th – 25th 12pm start
More than 150 acclaimed artists will exhibit artworks together in support of the Tibetan freedom struggle and in solidarity with persecuted Tibetan artists from September 21st to 25th at Union Gallery Annex in New York City. The second-annual Art for Tibet show will feature leading contemporary Tibetan and international artists, including Shepard Fairey, Richard Gere, Tenzing Rigdol, Gonkar Gyatso, Pema Rinzin, John Peet, David Ellis, Kenji Hirata and many more.
A “Preview Auction” will be live online Friday, September 10th open to bidders worldwide. All artwork in the show will be sold via a silent auction open to the public that runs throughout the week and will conclude with an auction and party on Saturday, September 25th. The closing night event will feature a silent auction, live-painting performance, and music throughout the night.
Auction and event information and a full list of participating artists are available at www.artfortibet.com. All proceeds from the event will benefit Students for a Free Tibet (SFT), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with international headquarters in New York. Through education, grassroots organizing, and non-violent direct action, SFT campaigns for the Tibetan peopleʼs fundamental right to freedom and independence: www.studentsforafreetibet.org.
For more information please visit www.artfortibet.com.