The Townhouse gallery is holding an international, contemporary art sale in the form of a live auction on Saturday 6th June 2009. Over thirty renowned artists, many from the Middle East region and with strong connections to the gallery, have donated works that will be exhibited in the Townhouse Factory space for a week in the run up to the auction.
From 7pm guests will be invited to view work and then from 8pm have the opportunity to place their bids. Those unable to attend in person can ask the gallery to bid on their behalf.
All funds raised will go towards the gallery and its outreach program which offers free workshops to adults and children, including those with special needs and from under-served communities.
All art works and details of participating artists can be viewed online from May 15th.
Auction entrance cards are 150 EGP (100EGP for Townhouse Friends) including a catalogue and bidding registration. These can be purchased by contacting [email protected]. Likewise, for those who would like to bid by proxy please contact the gallery directly on the above email address.
Adam Henein, Ahmed Askalany, Amre Heiba, Ala’ Younis, Anna Boghighuian, Ayman el Semary, Chant Avedissian, Damon Kowarsky, Doa Aly, Esmat Daoustachi, Essam Marouf, Farouk Hosny, George Bahgory, Huda Lutfi, John Jurayj, Khaled Hafez, Lamia Joreige, Lara Baladi, Lise Allam, Maha Maamoun, Marianne Eigenheer, Mohamed Sharkawy, Mona Hatoum, Nazli Madkour, Nermine Hammam, Rana El Nemr, Sabah Naim, Shady el Noshokaty, Swoon, Susan Hefuna, Tarek el Komi, Wael Shawky, Waheeda Malullah, Yiannis Hadjilaslanis.