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ISSUE Project Room Benefit Art Auction
Industria Superstudio
New York, NY
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ISSUE Project Room Benefit Art Auction
On October 1, 2011, ISSUE Project Room will host its 2nd benefit art auction featuring more than 50 works representing and extraordinary range of celebrated artists in the ISSUE Project Room community. Auction items include photographs, paintings, and works on paper donated by local and national galleries and artists. Proceeds will benefit the organization's year-round programming, residencies, emerging artist commissions, and workshops.  

Catalog and online pre-event bidding available at
(Preview available now, full catalog and bidding available September 15 at 4pm)

Artists include: Peggy Ahwesh, Jo Andres, Paolo Arao, Assume Vivid Astro Projection, Donald Baechler, Lizzi Bougatsos, Paul Chan, Tony Conrad, Wayne Coyne, E.V. Day, Devon Dikeou, Rochelle Feinstein, James Franco, Michelle Handelman, Art Kane, Todd Knopke, Jutta Koether, Christian Marclay, John Miller, Ulrike Muller , James Nares, Yoko Ono, Tony Oursler, Tristan Perich, Barbara Pollack, Lee Ranaldo, Brett Reichman, Steve Roden, Paul Rotterdam, Kevin Ryan, Cindy Sherman, James Siena, Jude Tallichet, Mickalene Thomas, Edin Velez, Stephen Vitiello, Andy Warhol, John Waters, Alyssa Taylor Wendt, and Marina Zurkow.

Renowned visual artist, musician, and ISSUE Board Member Robert Longo says "As visual artists we've had the unusual benefit of having our work financially appreciated by the public, yet so many of our peers in music, sound, dance and performance  whose risk-taking work informs our work as visual artists  go under recognized or under supported. ISSUE Project Room is a prime resource for the artists of our community. It provides them with the support they need to continue to grow their work. I'm proud to be part of a community of visual and multi-disciplinary artists working to ensure that spaces like ISSUE continue to thrive."

Says Executive Director Ed Patuto, "ISSUE has an incredible future ahead. We just received additional support from the City for our capital project to renovate 110 Livingston in Downtown Brooklyn, and we estimate opening in the space in 2013. We're honored to have so many talented artists donating work and helping us reach our $100,000 goal. These funds will support our continued programming which is vital to the ecology of our community."

Saturday, October 1, 2011 * 6:30pm Reception / 7:30pm Auction

6:30pm Cocktails & Hors D'oeuvres
7:15pm Performance by Steve Roden
8:30pm Silent Auction bidding closes followed by
performance by A^ction: Kim Gordon, Tony Conrad and John Miller

Industria Superstudio
775 Washington Street (between W 12th St and Jane)
New York, NY 10014

$125 ($110 tax-deductible) for Non-Members
$50 ($35 tax-deductible) Members w/ member code.
Need member code? Email

Auction Committee: Tom van den Bout*, Steve Buscemi*, Tony Conrad*, R. Luke DuBois*, Angela Gentilcore, Barry Hoggard, Charlotta Kotik, Anjali Kumar*, John Latona*, Robert Longo*, Jeanne Lutfy*, Lizanne Merrill, Amy Schwartzman, Linnaea Tillett, James Wagner, Steve Wax*

*ISSUE Project Room Board Members

Auction Media Sponsors:,
ABOUT ISSUE PROJECT ROOM: ISSUE Project Room is a pioneering nonprofit art and performance center that provides artists with a dynamic environment in which to create and perform new artistic practices. Established in 2003, ISSUE provides opportunities for artists to challenge creative practices in music, sound art, literature, film, video, dance, theater through residencies, commissions, performance and community engagement opportunities and recording space.

In 2008, ISSUE Project Room was awarded a 20-year rent-free lease to the historic McKim, Mead & White designed jewel box theater at 110 Livingston Street. ISSUE has raised $2.3 million to fund the first phase of construction of its new home. ISSUE Project Room is now raising funds for continued programs and engineering and architectural designs.


Industria Superstudio (View)
775 Washington Street (between 12th and Jane)
New York, NY 10014
United States


Arts > Performance
Arts > Visual
Music > Experimental

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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