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SPRING/BREAK ART SHOW: Benefit Auction 2018 – 475 Kent Artists

Posted on March 6, 2018

Every Armory Week, the SPRING/BREAK Art Show hosts a benefit auction—giving you the opportunity to buy great artworks and support a great cause. This year, your bids will help fund the 475 Kent Tenants Association, which advocates for affordable artist spaces in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

475 Kent Tenants Association (475KTA) teams up with SPRING/BREAK for an auction to benefit the creative community at 475 Kent Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Celebrating the 20th anniversary of this legendary artists’ building on the Southside, the 475KTA is working to ensure livework tenants are secure in their homes for decades to come. The 475KTA advocates with New York City Loft Tenants, representing NYC’s greater livework community. Artwork from around the globe has been donated by an international community of artists, friends and tenants who have passed through 475 Kent. (#475KentLives)

The auction features 67 works including: limited edition prints by Shepard Fairey, a photograph by the legendary feminist artist Laurie Simmons, a woodcut by activist street artist Swoon, Magnum photographer Christopher Anderson’s renowned Obama portrait, and a still from Eve Sussman’s video 89 seconds at Alcázar.

The artworks will be on view at the SPRING/BREAK Art Show, March 6th-12th, at 4 Times Square on
the 22nd floor, room #2237. Bidding for the auction will close on March, 12th at 8pm ET.

Below we offer you a small selection of the lots being offered for auction:

Jaime Rojo. Untitled, 2006. Silver Gelatin Print. 16 x 20 in. Edition 3/3

Eve Sussman. De Espaldas (still from 89 seconds at Alcázar), 2004. C Print. 14 x 26 in

Swoon. Construction worker, 2016. Silk screen, acrylic, gouache on paper and wood. 11 x 37 in. Edition 3/35

Michael Brown. Omak, 2017. Pigment Print. 6 1/2 x 10 in

Deborah Masters. Two Cows Talking, 2014. Inkjet Print. 43 x 56 in. Edition 3/5

Robert Clark. Ape Hand, 2017. Pigment Print. 20 x 14 in

Fred Tomaselli. Bloom 2011. Silk screen on digital print. 14 x 12 in

Laurie Simmons. Yellow Hair/Red Coat/Umbrella/Snow, 2014. Inkjet print. 12 3/4 x 8 3/4 in

Shepard Fairey. Oil Lotus Woman, 2018. Screen Print. 24 x 18 in. Edition of 450

Shepard Fairey. Home Invasion, 2014. Screen Print. 24 x 18 in. Edition of 450

Shepard Fairey. Peace Guard, 2016. Screen Print. 24 x 18 in. Edition of 450

To peruse the auction and to register to bid click HERE

For more information about SPRING/BREAK ART SHOW click HERE

Please visit us at room #2237 on the 22nd floor.


March 6 – 12, 2018
4 Times Square, NYC (Chashama)
Entrance at 144 West 43rd Street

Preview Day: March 6th

Collectors Preview 11am – 5pm

Press Preview 3pm – 5pm

Opening Night 5pm – 9pm

Regular Show Days: March 7 – 12

Daily Hours: 11am – 6pm


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