LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions) with HAPPENING 2013 Host Committee chair and LACE Board Member Kathie Foley-Meyer and Master of Ceremonies Mario Ybarra, Jr. are pleased to announce HAPPENING 2013: The LACE Benefit Art Auction, our most festive celebration of the year. Taking place Tuesday, 21 May 2013 at LACE in Hollywood, this signature event will honor the groundbreaking artists who put LACE on the cultural map of Los Angeles and continue to command our attention in the contemporary art world.
Get ready to raise your paddle to bid on 100+ works by established and emerging artists including Laylah Ali, Tad Beck, Barnaby Furnas, Liz Glynn, Piero Golia, Mike Kelley, Sharon Lockhart, Meleko Mokgosi, Raymond Pettibon, Sterling Ruby, Frances Stark, Henry Taylor, Liat Yossifor, Lisa Williamson and many more. Board President William Moreno comments, "With the enthusiastic and generous support of each of our donors and members, LACE remains the dynamic platform artists and curators require to create daring, leading-edge work for the public. Their contributions are truly appreciated and valued."
To provide an unprecedented level of visibility and access to an international audience of collectors and patrons, LACE is partnering with the online auction house Paddle8. Online bidding begins May 8 at www.paddle8.com/
VIP tickets are $150 in advance, $175 at the door. General admission tickets are $50 in advance, $75 at the door. For tickets and information, visit http://welcometolace.org/events/view/happening-2013-lace-benefit-art-auction/.
Artworks will be on view at LACE May 15 – 19 Wed – Sun 12 – 6pm.
Tuesday, 21 May
7-8pm VIP Cocktail Reception