Saturday, March 6, 2010

Art for Haiti: Auction Highlights

As part of our Art for Haiti Auction, we'd like to show you works that are available during this week. To learn more about the auction please click here for the press release information.

Artist: Hidemi Takagi
Title: "Untitled" from "Happie Photographie"
Date: 2001
Medium and Size: 11x14" C-print with signature on back

Hidemi Takagi was born in Kyoto, Japan and resides in Brooklyn, NY.

Ms. Takagi has been exhibited both nationally and internationally for several years. Takagi participated in the AIM program at The Bronx Museum of the Arts in 2003. The program led to a group exhibition as well as a catalogue, NYFA’s (The New York Foundation for the Arts) Immigrant Outreach program for New York-based immigrant artists in 2006-2007, and was selected for LMCC (Lower Manhattan Cultural Council) Swing Space, will participate in 2010. Her work reviewed in Time Out Tel Aviv, Time Out New York, NY Times, and Village Voice. Takagi’s latest project “Blender” was published on NYFA (NY Foundation for the Arts) Current.

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Artist: Michelle Kloehn
Title: "Untitled"
Date: 2008
Medium and Size: 5x7" Tintype, signed and dated on back

Michelle Kloehn received her MFA from Bard College and her BFA from the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design. She is the recipient of two MacDowell Colony Fellowships and her work has been included in exhibitions at Sepia International (NY), Jen Bekman Gallery (NY), and the Milwaukee Art Museum. Her work was featured in BLIND SPOT Issue 36, Fall Portfolio and has been written about in The New Yorker, ARTnews, and New York Arts Magazine. Her photographs are in the collection of the National Media Museum in Bradford, England and in various private collections. She currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.

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Artist: Hee Jin Kang
Title: "Slippers"
Date: 2009
Medium and Size: 11x14" Archival Inkjet Print, signed on back

Born in Seoul, Korea, Hee Jin Kang holds degrees from Yale University and the Royal College of Art. Her work has been exhibited internationally and published in various magazines. She currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

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The Art for Haiti auction will be coordinated by eBay Giving Works and 100% of the proceeds will go to Partners in Health. The auction & print sale will run now through the end March 9, 2010 at 7:30 PM (EST).

Remember, you only have 3 days left of the auction! Please help us support Haiti.
Click here to see all the artwork offered in the auction and be sure to check if the reserve minimum have been set.

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