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ICI 2019 ANNUAL BENEFIT & AUCTION


ICI 2019 Benefit & Auction
Monday, October 21
Cocktails at 6:30pm
Dinner at 7:30pm

The Altman Building
135 W 18th St
New York City

Join ICI’s Annual Benefit & Auction on Monday, October 21, as we reaffirm our commitment to curatorial practice and contemporary art. We invite you to raise a glass to the future of ICI, and in support of new programs and partnerships.


Benefit Committee Cochairs:
Carlos Basualdo, Alex Logsdail and Sarina Tang


Honorary Cochairs:
Sydie Lansing, Ann Schaffer


Leadership Committee (in formation):
Maurizio Cattelan
Dimitris Daskalopoulos
Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo
Jeannie Minskoff Grant and T. Grant
Agnes Gund
Jo Carole and Ronald S. Lauder
Nicholas Logsdail, Alex Logsdail, and Lisson Gallery
Lisa Schiff


Benefit Auction Curatorial Committee (in formation):
Magali Arriola
Matthew Higgs
Barbara London
Larry Ossei-Mensah
Tumelo Mosaka
Paul Schimmel
Franklin Sirmans


Committee (in formation): 47 Canal, Adam Abdalla, Noreen Ahmad, Yona Backer, Liddy Berman, Jeffrey Bishop, Allison Card, Janis Gardner Cecil, Christo, Ann Cook, Paula Cooper Gallery, Deli Gallery, Bridget Donahue, Embajada, Mia Enell, False Flag, Terry Fassburg, Bridget Finn, Maxine Frankel, Gavin Brown’s enterprise, Jack & Dolly Geary, Carol & Arthur Goldberg, Marian Goodman, Jeannie Minskoff Grant, Agnes Gund, Heather Hubbs, Jon Huddleson, Anne Huntington, Naomi Huth, James Cohan Gallery, Rashid Johnson & Sheree Hovsepian, Tony Karman, LaVon Kellner, Belinda Kielland, Emily Jane Kirwan, Marianne Lafiteau, Sims Lansing, Sydie Lansing, Jo Carole Lauder, Dorothy Lichtenstein, Cindy Livingston, Nicholas Logsdail, Alex Logsdail, and Lisson Gallery, Rose Lord, Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation, Dennis & Jeanne Masel, Monique Meloche, Joel Miller, Sam Moyer, Night Gallery, Vik Muniz, Reyes | Finn, Paul Richert-Garcia, Ann & Mel Schaffer, Lisa Schiff, Hanna Schouwink, Phyllis Lally Seevers, Patterson Sims, Sarina Tang, Barbara Toll, Helen and Peter Warwick, Chris Wise, Virginia Wright, Joseph and Sheila Yurcik.


LIVE & SILENT AUCTION

We are thrilled to welcome back our favorite auctioneer, the extraordinary Gabby Palmieri, to lead the live auction. ICI and Artsy have also renewed their collaboration to offer a unique auction experience online and during the event. ICI is proud to benefit from the generosity of artists who have consistently shown great confidence in ICI and support for its programs. Both the silent and live auction can be previewed on Artsy.net

BID NOW ON ARTSY!

The 2019 Auction features artworks by John Baldessari, Alex Becerra, Amoako Boafo, Daniel Boccato, LaKela Brown, Christo, Mira Dancy, Brock Enright, Al Freeman, Dalton Gata, Joel Grey, Jeff Koons, Yayoi Kusama, Robert Mapplethorpe, Duane Michals, Eduardo Navarro, Elle Perez, Paul Pfeiffer, Alexis Rockman, Rachel Rose, Marina Rosenfeld, Cindy Sherman, David Shrobe, Jessica Stockholder, Andra Ursuta, Pablo Vargas Lugo, Omar Velazquez, Grace Weaver, William Wegman, Richard Wentworth, Neil Winokur, Nate Young, and Sarah Zapata.

 

THE LEO AWARD


With the Leo Award this year, ICI recognizes Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo. Through the Fondazione, Sandretto Re Rebaudengo has actively promoted artists through exhibitions and the production of new works; fostered new and growing audiences through education; and created institutional partnerships for the support of contemporary art. Among many international affiliations, Sandretto Re Rebaudengo is a member of MoMA’s International Council, the New Museum’s Leadership Council, the Advisory Committee for Modern and Contemporary Art of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Board of Governors of the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College. Reflecting Sandretto Re Rebaudengo’s commitment to the curatorial field, the Fondazione launched in 2007 the Young Curators Residency Programme, and in 2012 the Campo course for curators, providing early professional opportunities.


RAISE A GLASS TO KATE FOWLE!

Join the Board of Trustees, staff, and ICI’s community of curators and artists, to raise a glass in Kate Fowle’s honor! Together, we will celebrate her transformative leadership of ICI, and share in the excitement of her recent appointment at MoMA PS1. As ICI’s Executive Director from 2009 to 2013, she reinvented ICI’s programs, expanded the organization’s international reach and asserted its educational potential to better serve its mission. She bridged ICI’s origins, as the visionary curatorial organization dreamt up in 1975 by Susan Sollins and Nina Castelli Sundell, to the realities of a field in rapid global expansion. She was ICI’s third Executive Director and will now be MoMA PS1’s third Director, a good omen for things to come!

TABLES & TICKETS

To purchase tickets please call (212) 254-8200.


Can’t attend? Make a fully tax-deductible contribution to ICI’s Access Fund.


The Annual Benefit & Auction plays a central role in supporting ICI’s programs in New York and all around the world so that we can continue to engage with curators to inspire fresh ways of seeing and contextualizing contemporary art for decades to come. To stay updated on this event, and purchase tickets, contact Jenn Hyland at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or (212) 254-8200. x123

Photo credit: Andrea Basile

 

October 21, 2019

The Altman Building
135 W 18th St
New York City

presenter

Independent Curators International (ICI)

Independent Curators International (ICI) supports the work of curators to help create stronger art communities through experimentation, collaboration, and international engagement. Curators are arts community leaders and organizers who champion artistic practice; build essential infrastructures and institutions; and generate public engagement with art. Our collaborative programs connect curators across generations, and across social, political and cultural borders. They form an international framework for sharing knowledge and resources — promoting cultural exchange, access to art, and public awareness for the curator’s role.


event updates

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE ICI 2019 ANNUAL BENEFIT & AUCTION

On Monday October 21, ICI hosted its Annual Benefit & Auction, with guests from around the world who gathered to raise a glass to Kate Fowle and honor Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo with the Leo Award, presented by Carlos Basualdo and, this year, created by Martine Syms.

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ICI AUCTION NOW LIVE ON ARTSY

ICI’s Live & Silent Auction is up on Artsy, where the bidding continues until Monday October 21, 2019.

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ICI will honor Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo with the 2019 Leo Award

ICI will honor Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo with the 2019 Leo Award. Sandretto Re Rebaudengo will be presented with the award at our Annual Benefit & Auction in New York on Monday, October 21, 2019.

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