Printed Matter, Inc
Sandy Relief Benefit Auction & Selling Exhibition
Works on view and online bidding: March 1 – March 9
Live Benefit Auction Event: March 9, 6-8:30 pm
Purchase Benefit Event Tickets
View the exhibition during gallery hours
Robert Rauschenberg Project Space
455 West 19th St, New York
For absentee bidding contact 212-925-0325
Bid online www.paddle8.com/auctions/printedmatter
Highlighted auction works include an oversize ektacolor photograph from Richard Prince, a woven canvas piece from Tauba Auerbach, an acrylic and newsprint work from Rirkrit Tiravanija, a large-scale Canopy painting from Fredrik Værslev, a rare dye transfer print from Zoe Leonard, a book painting by Paul Chan, a seven-panel plexi-work from Kerstin Brätsch, a carbon on paper work from Frances Stark, a C-print from Hans Haacke, a firefly drawing from Philippe Parreno, a mixed-media NASA wall-piece from Tom Sachs, a unique print from Rachel Harrison, a vintage xerox poem from Carl Andre, an encyclopedia set of handmade books from Josh Smith, a photograph from Klara Liden, a tabletop sculpture from Carol Bove, Ed Ruscha’s Rooftops Portfolio, as well as original works by Cecily Brown, Cheyney Thompson, Dan Colen, Noah Lyon, Adam McEwen, RH Quaytman, and many others.
In addition to auction works, a vitrine-based exhibition of rare books, artworks and ephemera are available for viewing and purchase. This material includes some truly remarkable items from the personal collection of Robert Rauschenberg, donated by the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation in memory of the late Printed Matter Board Member, John McWhinnie. Among the works available are books and artworks from Marcel Duchamp, Willem de Kooning, Alfred Steiglitz, Joseph Beuys, Brigid Berlin (Polk), as well as a Claes Oldenburg sculpture, a rare William Burroughs manuscript, and the Anthology Film Archive Portfolio (1982). Additional vintage artists’ books have been generously donated by the Sol LeWitt Estate. Works include pristine copies of Autobiography (1980), Four Basic Kinds of Straight Lines (1969), Incomplete Open Cubes (1974), and others. Three Star Books have kindly donated a deluxe set of their Maurizio Cattelan book edition.
Includes works by:
Michele Abeles, Ricci Albenda, Carl Andre, Cory Arcangel, Assume Vivid Astro Focus, Tauba Auerbach, Trisha Baga, John Baldessari, Sebastian Black, Mark Borthwick, Carol Bove, Kerstin Brätsch, Sascha Braunig, Olaf Breuning, Cecily Brown, Sophie Calle, Robin Cameron, Sean Joseph Patrick Carney, Nathan Carter, Paul Chan, Dan Colen, David Kennedy Cutler, Liz Deschenes, Mark Dion, Shannon Ebner, Edie Fake, Matias Faldbakken, Dan Graham, Robert Greene, Hans Haacke, Marc Handelman, Rachel Harrison, Jesse Hlebo, Carsten Höller, David Horvitz, Marc Hundley, Alfredo Jaar, Chris Johanson, Terence Koh, Joseph Kosuth, Louise Lawler, Pierre Le Hors, Leigh Ledare, Zoe Leonard, Sam Lewitt, Klara Liden, Peter Liversidge, Charles Long, Mary Lum, Noah Lyon, McDermott & McGough, Adam McEwen, Ryan McNamara, Christian Marclay, Ari Marcopoulos, Gordon Matta-Clark, Wes Mills, Jonathan Monk, Rick Myers, Laurel Nakadate, Olaf Nicolai, Adam O’Reilly, Philippe Parreno, Jack Pierson, Richard Prince, RH Quaytman, Eileen Quinlan, Sara Greenberger Rafferty, Ed Ruscha, Tom Sachs, David Sandlin, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, Cindy Sherman, Josh Smith, Keith Smith, Buzz Spector, Frances Stark, Emily Sundblad, Andrew Sutherland, Peter Sutherland, Sarah Sze, Panayiotis Terzis, Cheyney Thompson, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Nicola Tyson, Penelope Umbrico, Fredrik Værslev, Visitor, Danh Vo, Dan Walsh and Ofer Wolberger.
Miguel Abreu, Cecilia Alemani, Fabiola Alondra, John Auerbach, Tauba Auerbach, Maria Beaulieu, Andrew Black, Tanya Bonakdar, Christophe Boutin, AA Bronson, Gavin Brown, Ashley Carr (Special Advisor), Mickey Cartin, Eleanor Cayre, Adam Cohen, Eileen Cohen, Michael Cohen, Paula Cooper, Igor DaCosta, Elizabeth Dee, Jeffrey Deitch, Beth Rudin DeWoody, Michele Oka Doner, Dana Farouki, Tim Fleming, Janine Foeller, Charlotte Ford, Larry Gagosian, Suzanne Geiss, Michael Gillespie, Casper Grathwohl, Carol Greene, Agnes Gund, Janice Guy, Jane Hait, Susan Harris, Jessica Hart, Jon Hendricks, Matthew Higgs (Special Advisor), Milan Hughston, Michael Jenkins, Miriam Katzeff, Sean Kelly, David Kiehl, Michele Gerber Klein, David Leiber, Paul Leong, Ken Maxwell, Robert McKenzie (Special Advisor), Gregory R. Miller, Suzanne Modica (Special Advisor), Paul Morris, Barbara Morse, Howard Morse, Stavros Niarchos, Carolina Nitsch, Sam Orlofsky, Anne Pasternak, Timothy Peterson, Friedrich Petzel, Bill Powers, Cay Sophie Rabinowitz, Bobby Rainwater, Mélanie Scarciglia, David Shapiro, Charlotte Sheedy, Bruce Sherman, Bruce Silverstein, Pascal Spengemann, Rob Teeters, Jeffrey Teuton, John Thomson, Liam D. van Loenen, John Waters, Edsel Williams
Proceeds from this sale benefits Printed Matter, the world’s largest non-profit dedicated to artists’ books, in its recovery from flooding caused by Hurricane Sandy.
Printed Matter would like to extend our deep gratitude to the amazing generosity of contributing artists, supporting gallerists, as well as the Benefit Committee and others. Special thanks to the Rauschenberg Foundation for hosting the event and for their kind support.