Art benefits are always a good bet for finding new art to buy. We have discovered a number of artists that way. On January 30, CUE Art Foundation is having a cocktail party plus silent and live art auctions. Tickets are $75 each. Even if you don't buy any art, the list of food and wine supporters
Moët & Chandon Champagne, Xellent Swiss Vodka, It's Your Event, Inc. Distinctive Caterer and Windsor Vineyards
sounds like a good reason to go!
Live auction artists include: Polly Apfelbaum, Christopher Brown, Cameron Martin, Bruce Nauman, Thomas Nozkowski, Catherine Opie, Gary Panter, Susan Rothenberg, Kiki Smith, Art Spiegelman, Trevor Winkfield
Silent auction artists include: Richard Allen Morris, Stephen Andrews, Thomas Ashcraft. Lee Baxter Davis, Sue Chenoweth, Mike Childs, Ian Cooper, Veronica De Jesus, Josh Dorman, Anthony Dubovsky, Tina Girouard, Juan Gomez, Valerie Hammond, James Hayward, Karl Jensen, Aristides Logothetis, Mara Lonner, Gary Monroe, Brian Moss, Cheol Yu Kim, Jeff Schlanger, George Schneeman, David Storey, Augusta Talbot
For the Paul Auster fans (which includes me), there is also this in the live auction: lunch for two with novelists Paul Auster and Siri Hustvedt at Tocqueville restaurant, hosted by poet William Corbett.