Pick of the WEEK!!!  This Saturday, July 26LAAA-Logothe Los Angeles Art Association presents its Annual Benefit Auction.

The annual LAAA event is always a FUN art party!  Congrats to the contest winners (we raffled off two sets on LA Art Party). I’ll see you there. Thanks for entering the contest everyone!!

July26-2014LAAA-auction-BenefitWe have lots more coming down the pike, so be sure to “LIKE” LA Art Party’s FB Page to find out about all our contests and giveaways.

Here’s some info on the event: Hundreds of LA’s most influential movers and shakers will attend the exclusive champagne VIP preview, featuring food by NOBU, at the 2014 Annual Benefit Auction. Blake Byrne, Shula Nazarian and Bruce Adlhoch will serve as the Benefit Co-chairs for this important event. The live auction will be presented by Bonhams. Founded in 1793, Bonhams is one of the world’s oldest and largest auctioneers of fine art and antiques.

LAAA’s 2014 Annual Benefit Auction serves as an important survey exhibition and auction opportunity featuring one of the most compelling pools of emerging talent, as well as pieces by established artists, such as Ann Hamilton, Shepard Fairey, Lita Albuquerque, and Brad Howe. 

See image: JOE DAVIDSON, Untitled, 20POW-LAAA-JoeDavidson14 Plaster, gold lacquer 9 x 5 x 5 in (22.86 x 12.7 x 12.7 cm) Courtesy of the artist. Estimate $800; Starting Bid: $350

The artists contributing work to the auction view the fundraiser as an opportunity to give back to LAAA, an organization that has played a critical role in the professional growth of hundreds of artists. All proceeds benefit LAAA and the Los Angeles’ emerging artist community.

2014 Benefit Co-chairs: Blake Byrne, Shula Nazarian, and Bruce Adlhoch

Benefit Committee: Steven Adams, Heather Axe, Renee Becnel, Jan Cobert, J. Dallas Dishman, Oliver Furth, Adam Gross, Elaina Leibee, Tim Lloyd, Lauren Maley, Klaus Moeller, Mills Moran, Martha Otero, Cheryl Perkey, Marlene Picard, Bennett Roberts, Cathy Seward, Susan Steinhauser, Claudia Teran, and Laura Watts.

POW-Sat-JUly26-LAAA-Szabo Jane Buttons3 copySee image: JANE SZABO, Buttons #3, #7 and #9, 2014, Archival pigment print, 13 x 13 in (33.02 x 33.02 cm) – 3 photos each 13x 13 offered as one lot. Button #7 and Button #9 are editions 1 of 25, and Button #3 is edition 2 of 25.  Courtesy of the artist. Estimate $700

Space is limited – call 310.652.8272 to RSVP today or purchase online at: http://shop.laaa.org/

TICKETS: VIP PREVIEW – 6 to 7pm $100 ($120 at door). Food by NOBU, open bar, desserts and original signed print by Osceola Refetoff.

GENERAL ADMISSION- 7 to 9 pm $25. Includes desserts and hosted bars.

What: LAAA’s Annual Benefit Auction
Where: Gallery 825, 825 N. La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90069
When: Saturday, July 26 7-9pm, VIP Preview 6-7pm. Live auction begins at 7:15
Phone: 310.652.8272
Website: http://laaa.org/auction/