2016 Japan Society Gallery Benefit Auction

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SPECIAL EVENT

2016 Japan Society Gallery Benefit Auction
Wednesday, November 2, 6–9 PM

Online bidding for Live Auction lots is now closed; bids are being transferred to the live event at Japan Society this evening. Bidding for Silent Auction lots closes at 8:15 PM ET.

Join us at the fourth annual Gallery Benefit Auction featuring paintings, drawings, prints, photographs and objects from established and emerging artists hailing from or influenced by Japan. In addition to live and silent auctions, guests will enjoy a viewing reception with artists, an exclusive performance by ACC and ISSUE Project Room fellow Nao Nishihara, and private access to the Society’s fall exhibition Simon Starling: At Twilight. Proceeds from the event will support Japan Society Gallery exhibitions, public programs and educational initiatives.

Live Auctioneer provided by Christie's.

  Auction powered by Artsy.


6 PM         Reception & Viewing of Live and Silent Auction Works
7 PM         Live Auction with Auctioneer Seth Watsky of Christie's
8:15 PM    Silent Auction Ends
9 PM         Event Concludes

Festive attire

Japan Society
333 East 47th Street, at First Avenue
New York, New York 10017

Tickets

$125/$100 Japan Society Members
Join the Auction Committee for $1,000 and receive a block of 10 tickets.

Pleas note: Online registration for the auction is closed. Tickets will be available at the event.

To purchase tickets or for more information, please email auction@japansociety.org or call  (212) 715-1270.


Auction Co-Chairs

Louis J. Forster
Karen L. McDonald
Kazumi Yanai

Auction Committee

Yosuke J. O. Honjo/ITO EN (North America) INC.
David Libertson/Ronin Gallery
Jun Makihara and Megumi Oka
Hidemoto Mizuhara/Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas)
Toshiko Mori
Satoru and Hiroko Murase
Mr. and Mrs. Thierry Porté
Harry Taylor and Mo Sakurai
William K. Tomita

Special Thanks

AKI Gallery
Omar Al-Farisi
Alison Bradley
Artsy
Casey Kaplan Gallery
Christie's
Erik Thomsen Gallery
Galerie Perrotin
The Globus Family
Goldman Sonnenfeldt Foundation
G/P Gallery
Hauser & Wirth
ISSUE Project Room
Iwata Family Foundation
Miki Kashiwagi
Koichi Yanagi Oriental Fine Arts
L. Parker Stephenson Photographs
Dr. Stephen and Mrs. Michiko Levine
Luhring Augustine Gallery
Miyako Yoshinaga
Etsuko O. Morris
Nao Nishihara
PGI
Ronin Gallery | NYC
Scholten Japanese Art
Sundaram Tagore Gallery
Taka Ishii Gallery New York
Take Ninagawa Gallery
Taro Nasu Gallery
The Tolman Collection of New York
Tomio Koyama Gallery
John K. Wheeler
Yamamoto Gendai
Yumiko Chiba Associates
and participating artists

Selected Lots

FEATURED ARTISTS

Miya ANDO
Takashi ARAI
Reiseki ARIYAMA
Paul BINNIE
Sarah BRAYER
Sueharu FUKAMI
Katsunori HAMANISHI
Kanako HAYASHI
Takashi HOMMA
HORIYOSHI III
Izumi KATO
Masahiko KUWAHARA
Sebastian MASUDA
Takesada MATSUTANI
Yasumasa MORIMURA
Daido MORIYAMA
Daisuke NAGAOKA
Manika NAGARE
Koji NAKAZONO
Tam OCHIAI
Motohiko ODANI
Shinro OHTAKE
Max PINCKERS
Kiyoshi SAITO
SHEN Chao-Liang
Motoyuki SHITAMICHI
Simon STARLING
Kishio SUGA
Hiroshi SUGIMOTO
Jiro TAKAMATSU
Shimpei TAKEDA
Cyoko TAMAI
Shiro TSUJIMURA
Yui TSUJIMURA
TSUKIOKA Kogyo
TSUKIOKA Yoshitoshi
Keiji UEMATSU
Hiroshi WATANABE
Keisuke YAMAGUCHI (OZ)
Yusuke YAMATANI
Daisuke YOKOTA
Banner images © Alan Klein.


 

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