ABC No Rio Benefit Gala & Art Auction

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SHORTY, 2008 Stencil And Hand Painting On Steel Panel 12” X 7.75"
ABC No Rio Benefit Gala & Art Auction

172 Norfolk Street
New York, NY 10002
October 22nd, 2008 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

212-254-3697, ext. 12
7 to 10 pm
ABC No Rio
Bullet, space, Kathe, Burkhart, Michael, Cataldi, Mel, Chin, Maureen, Connor, Martha, cooper, Linus, Coraggio, molly, crabapple, CRASH, peggy, Cyphers, bill, Daniel, Arnon, ben, Estabrook, Flynt, Chitra, Ganesh, Brian, George, Glantzman, Mike, Glier, Robert, goldman, (Bobby, G.), Mimi, Gross, Hans, Haacke, Julie, hair, Jacob, Hashimoto, Geoffrey, Hendricks, international, graffiti, times, Vandana, Jain, Fawad, Khan, Barney, Kulok, lady, pink, Anne, Arden, McDonald, Joseph, Nechvatal, Shirin, Neshat, Nils, norman, Claes, Oldenburg, alice, O’Malley, Yoko, Ono, Otterness, Trevor, Paglen, Francis, Palazzolo, Perich, Judy, Pfaff, Kembra, Pfahler, JAMES, Romberger, Christy, Rupp, Kelly, Savage, Kristen, Schiele, David, Schmidlapp, Scott, Seaboldt, Andres, Serrano, Greg, Sholette, Kiki, smith, chris, stain, Swoon, seth, Tobocman, Marguerite, cook, Anton, Van, Dalen, tom, Warren, and, Lawrence, Weiner., mixed-media, photography, digital, installation, graffiti/street-art, performance, conceptual, pop, landscape, surrealism, figurative, traditional, sculpture
$75 and up


Chris Stain

Fundraising Push for No Rio’s Building Fund
at The Angel Orensanz Foundation for the Arts
Wednesday October 22, 2008

Beer, wine, buffet, burlesque performances, brilliant conversation and spirited bidding! Reverend Jen will be hosting the benefit. The Hungry March Band will herald and punctuate event with drum beats and Aurora Boob Realis, Boobie von Trapp and Jezebel Express will engage us in a tongue in cheek performance.

Image courtesy of Chris Stain and AD HOC ART.  “SHORTY” (2008) Stencil and hand painting on steel panel 12” x 7.75” Estimated Value: $700-$1,000 / Starting Bid: $50

Benefit includes works by, Bullet Space, Kathe Burkhart, Michael Cataldi, Mel Chin, Maureen Connor, Martha Cooper, Linus Coraggio, Molly Crabapple, CRASH, Peggy Cyphers, Bill Daniel, Arnon Ben David, Mike Estabrook, Robert Flynt, Chitra Ganesh, Brian George, Judy Glantzman, Mike Glier, Robert Goldman (Bobby G.), Mimi Gross, Hans Haacke, Julie Hair, Jacob Hashimoto, Geoffrey Hendricks, International Graffiti Times, Vandana Jain, Fawad Khan, Barney Kulok, Lady Pink, Anne Arden McDonald, Joseph Nechvatal, Shirin Neshat, Nils Norman, Claes Oldenburg, Alice O’Malley, Yoko Ono, Tom Otterness, Trevor Paglen, Francis Palazzolo, Anton Perich, Judy Pfaff, Kembra Pfahler, James Romberger, Christy Rupp, Kelly Savage, Kristen Schiele, David Schmidlapp, Scott Seaboldt, Andres Serrano, Greg Sholette, Kiki Smith, Chris Stain, Swoon, Seth Tobocman, Marguerite Van Cook, Anton van Dalen, Tom Warren and Lawrence Weiner.

Tickets are $75 and up per individual. For higher level donations:

$1,000 COMRADE – 4 TICKETS & $1,500 CONFEDERATE- 8 TICKETS receives a Jenny Holzer “TRUISMS” poster.

$2,500 CONSPIRATOR – 8 tickets receives Kiki Smith “Island of Negative Utopia” + Jenny Holzer’s “TRUISMS”

To purchase tickets please visit:

ABC No Rio is a place where people share resources and ideas in an atmosphere of camaraderie and mutual support. Since our founding in 1980, we’ve been a welcoming and supportive venue for thousands of emerging artists, performers, poets and musicians. For almost 39 years, the organization met the challenges of gentrification and economic turmoil. Supporting ABC No Rio’s Building Fund is a vital cause for preserving the culture and character of the Lower East Side.

If you have any questions please contact benefit coordinator, Joyce Manalo via e-mail: or call at 212.254.3697 extension 12.

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