LAND Art Auction and Party

LAND Art Auction and Benefit Party
May 5, 2011

8465 Holloway Drive
West Hollywood, CA 90069

On May 5, 2011 the art, fashion, and entertainment worlds came together to celebrate and support LAND. The evening began with a VIP Cocktail Reception and Auction Preview, where many of the nationally and internationally influential Auction Artists were in attendance. The Auction Cocktail Reception began at 8:00p.m. as bidding continued for the Silent Auction, featuring more than 100 pieces of contemporary art. A Live Auction commenced at 9:00p.m. with Auctioneer Blake Koh, Director of Fine Arts, Sotheby’s, West Coast. As the Silent and Live Auction concluded at 10:00p.m., guests danced the night away with music spun by Ana Calderon.

Artists included John Baldessari, Sue de Beer, Jonah Freeman, Barnaby Furnas, Dennis Hopper, 
Terence Koh, Hanna Liden, Justin Lowe, Nate Lowman, Dave Muller, Raymond Pettibon, Rob Pruitt,
Amanda Ross-Ho, and James Welling, among many others.

Benefit Committee:
 Anthony Meier Fine Arts, George Augusto, Alisa Becket & Leo Marmol, Marianne Boesky, David Kordansky Gallery, Lori DeWolfe, Honor Fraser & Stavros Merjos, Brooke Garber & Daniel Neidich, Scott Greenberg & Michelle Vick, Casey Kaplan, L&M Arts, Los Angeles, Lindemann Foundation, Samantha Magowan, Iris Z. Marden, Nancy & Howard Marks, John McIllwee & Bill Damaschke, Hillary Metz, Candace & Charles Nelson, C. Christine Nichols, Alexandra Nourafchan, Eugene Sadovoy, Peter Som, Michael Straus, Laila & Mehran Taslimi, and Susanne Vielmetter

James Chanos and The Annenberg Foundation

 Blum & Poe, Douglas Chrismas, Honor Fraser & Stavros Merjos, The Hauptman Family Foundation, Jennifer Kellen, Diantha Lebenzon, Samantha Magowan, Nancy & Howard Marks, Wendy Stark Morrissey, Eleanor & James Randall, Laila & Mehran Taslimi, and Bradley Tabach-Bank

Joanne Handler, Iris Z. Marden, and Eugene Sadovoy