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Please note that Annex Levels 5 and 7 (see Museum Map), which contain Benedetta’s murals and major works by Giacomo Balla and Fortunato Depero as part of Italian Futurism, 1909–1944: Reconstructing the Universe, close August 20.

Contemporary Art Benefit Auction

CONTEMPORARY ART BENEFIT AUCTION
FOR THE SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM FOUNDATION

Monday, November 7, 6:30 pm

Phillips de Pury & Company
450 Park Avenue (at 57th St)
New York City

In conjunction with the Guggenheim International Gala, a benefit auction to support the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation will be held on the evening of Monday, November 7, at Phillips de Pury & Company immediately preceding the Contemporary Art Part I sale. To be auctioned are twenty-two works generously donated by an extraordinary group of artists, including Cai Guo-Qiang, Maurizio Cattelan, Dan Colen, George Condo, Hans-Peter Feldmann, Subodh Gupta, Jenny Holzer, Idris Khan, Bharti Kher, Anselm Kiefer, Lee Bul, Lee Ufan, Nate Lowman, Adam McEwen, Richard Phillips, Rob Pruitt, Sterling Ruby, Doris Salcedo, Richard Serra, Francesco Vezzoli, Lawrence Weiner, Christopher Wool, and Haegue Yang.

Funds raised are dedicated to maintaining the Guggenheim's innovative exhibitions, acquisitions, and educational programs.

An open preview of the auction works at Phillips de Pury’s Park Avenue location will take place October 29–November 6. Browse selections from the auction catalogue.

Admission to the Guggenheim Benefit Auction is by ticket only—registration required.
To attend the auction and place a bid in-person or via absentee bid, please submit a registration form to Peter Flores at pflores@phillipsdepury.com or fax to 212 924 3185.

If you have any questions, please contact us by phone at 212 360 4309 or e-mail mjones@guggenheim.org.


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Maurizio Cattelan, Others, 2011. 11 taxidermied pigeons, dimensions variable. Photo: David Heald © The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation

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