Auction "Artists for History"

Wielka_Aukcja2014The auction "Artists for History" will be held on Saturday November 15, 2014 , at the residence of the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in New York (233 Madison Ave.), to benefit the Pilsudski Institute of America and the Polish American Museum in Port Washington. All those interested in art are invited to attend.

Program:
Music accompaniment - Grzegorz Furdyna
2 PM -  Pre-auction exhibition
3 PM -  Bidding – led  by  artist and collector Mieczyslaw Mietko Rudek, founder of the Emart Gallery.
5 PM - claiming of purchases and completion of auction formalities.
2 PM to 6 PM - Open bar and  snacks

Artists who support the Pilsudski Institute in this auction "Artists for History" create a new event in our social life. One hundred and eighteen (118) works of fifty-six artists will be exhibited, including those by Julian Stańczak, Hanna Bakuła, Andrzej Pityński, Janusz Kawa, Adam Niklewicz, John Hausbrandt and Jan Lebenstein. Some of the artists have already confirmed their presence at the auction, making it possible for prospective buyers to personally obtain information about their work. All the exhibits have been offered by the artists specifically for this event.

Proceeds from the auction will be donated mainly to the Pilsudski Institute of America. The funds that are being raised will support the Campaign for the Future, organized for the benefit of the Institute’s new headquarters and to ensure its stability in the coming years. The event is in the spirit of our declared mission of promoting Polish culture and art, including works by artists from the metropolitan New York area. We propose to hold the auction "Artists for History" twice yearly.

Preceding the auction a fair will be held on Sunday, November 9th from 2 PM to 6 PM at the Pilsudski Institute. During this event works intended for the auction will be exhibited, together with other fine objects, posters, postcards, handicrafts and books available for sale. A color catalog for the auction "Artists for History" will be available for $ 2.00

Auction is run by Emart GalleryThe Auction Catalog and Absentee bid form  are available online on the Emart Gallery website.

Confirmation of attendance at the auction is required: e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 212-505-9077

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