In light of its 15th Anniversary, White Box is pleased to announce its 2013 Spring Benefit, honoring the remarkable work and career of pioneering feminist artist and founding director of Franklin Furnace, Martha Wilson, with the 2nd annual Richard J. Massey Foundation – White Box Arts and Humanities Award.
In conjunction with the Arts and Humanities Award, White Box has invited its Honorary Board Member and also pioneering and groundbreaking feminist artist, Carolee Schneemann to create a unique ‘Scepter” artwork, to be presented to Martha as Barbara Bush.
The Live Auction, to be conducted by Phillips’ Sarah Krueger, will offer 15 desirable artworks by some of NYs best and world-renowned artists including Christo, John Gerrard, Alfredo Jaar, Joseph Kosuth, Fabian Marcaccio, Ivan Navarro, Shirin Neshat, Tim Rollins and K.O.S., Andres Serrano, Kiki Smith, Spencer Tunick, William Wegman and more. The Silent Auction will feature over 50 works and includes a special curated section, titled Women’s Voices, showing an array of exceptional emerging and established women artists celebrating one of the most influential women artists of our times, the inimitable Martha Wilson!
6 – 7pm | Auction previews, VIP Cocktails and Hors d’Oeuvres
7pm | Doors Open
8pm | Live Auction Begins
8:45pm | Award Presentation and Opening Remarks
9pm | Award Acceptance and Performance by Martha Wilson
9:15 – 10pm | Special Performances
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 212-714-2347.