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15th Annual ART PAPERS Art Auction

Collectors’ Preview – Friday, Jan. 31, 2014. Silent Auction & Party – Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014


PRLog (Press Release) - Dec. 11, 2013 - ATLANTA -- ART PAPERS announces its 15th Annual ART PAPERS Art Auction, a weekend that has become the city’s most anticipated art event each year and its largest art auction. Typically bringing together more than 250 renowned and emerging artists from around the world and drawing more than 1,500 attendees, the Art Auction offers art lovers the opportunity to build their collections while enjoying one or both of the great parties.

This not-to-be-missed event is ART PAPERS’ largest fundraiser with all proceeds going to support its programs including the award-winning ART PAPERS magazine, the ART PAPERS LIVE! lecture series, and exciting new technology and educational initiatives. The purchase of artwork also goes to support the artists in the auction who have generously donated all or most of the proceeds from their work in support of ART PAPERS’ mission.


The 15th Annual ART PAPERS Art Auction will feature an impressive showcase of work by famed and emerging artists from around the world benefitting ART PAPERS’ award-winning programs. This see and be seen event, features live music or DJ, fabulous people watching, collection-worthy art, high-end cocktails, plus hors d’oeuvres and desserts provided by some of Atlanta’s finest restaurants.

Each year, ART PAPERS welcomes a broad scope of artists working in a variety of media including photography, painting, drawing and sculpture. Recognized artists already committed for 2014 include internationally acclaimed Atlanta graffiti artist Alex Brewer (a.k.a. HENSE); local winners of recent prestigious awards Lucinda Bunnen, E.K. Huckaby, Fahamu Pecou, Scott Ingram, Shara Hughes, Jiha Moon and Katherine Taylor; well-known Atlantans Harriet Leibowitz, Carolyn Carr and rising stars Nathan Sharratt and Derek Larson as well as top national artists including Brian Dettmer, Karyn Oliver and Mira Schor.

This massive event raises approximately $250,000 for ART PAPERS, making it the organization’s most important fundraiser of the year.


Friday, January 31, 2014
Collectors’ Preview
7 – 9 p.m.

Saturday, February 1, 2014
Silent Auction + Party
7 – 10 p.m.


Mason Murer Fine Art
199 Armour Drive
Atlanta, Georgia 30324


Collectors’ Preview
$190  (includes Saturday night auction ticket) During the Collectors’ Preview, guests will enjoy a sneak peek at the artwork and the option to advance purchase works, absentee/proxy bid on Saturday night, private “tours” of the pieces to watch, live music, catered hors d’oeuvres and open bar.

Silent Auction + Party $45 advance / $55 at door. At the Silent Auction + Party, attendees will vie for new works for their collections during the auction and enjoy sounds by Tim DeGroot of Rare Form DJ Crew, a cash bar and bites from popular Atlanta restaurants.

Host Committee Levels and Corporate Sponsorships are available and offer additional perks and added visibility.

Tickets will be available in December 2013 at www.artpapers.org/auction


Sponsors currently confirmed include: Presenting Sponsor, McKenna, Long & Aldridge; Platinum Sponsors, Seyfarth Shaw, Caroline Budd Picture Framing, and Mason Murer Fine Art; Gold Sponsor, Primerica; and Bronze Sponsor trueITpros.


ART PAPERS is the independent critical voice covering contemporary art and culture in the world today. ART PAPERS provides an accessible forum for examining, discussing, and documenting the full spectrum of contemporary art and culture, as well as the ways they affect and reflect our lives. It does this in print, online, and through public programming. Based in Atlanta for 37 years. The ART PAPERS’ audience spans all 50 states and over 60 countries. ART PAPERS executive director Saskia Benjamin can be reached at 404.588.1837 x18.


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Pennhouse Productions


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