Guggenheim International Gala on Nov 10 to Celebrate Cattelan Retrospective

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GUGGENHEIM INTERNATIONAL GALA TO BE HOLD ON NOVEMBER 10 IN CELEBRATION OF THE MAURIZIO CATTELAN RETROSPECTIVE


Featuring a Unique Musical Performance by MGMT

Maria Baibakova, Alberto Mugrabi, Amy Phelan, Kara Ross, and Jennifer Blei Stockman to Serve as Gala Chairs

November 7 Auction at Phillips de Pury & Company to Benefit Guggenheim Foundation

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New York, NY – The Guggenheim Museum will host the annual Guggenheim International Gala on Thursday, November 10, at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, in celebration of the exhibition Maurizio Cattelan: All. Cocktails begin at 7 pm on the rotunda floor. Dinner is at 8 pm followed by an after-party with the premiere of a unique musical performance by MGMT.

Chairs of the event include Maria Baibakova, Alberto Mugrabi, Amy Phelan, Kara Ross, and Jennifer Blei Stockman.

In association with the Guggenheim International Gala, a benefit auction will be held on the evening of Monday, November 7, at Phillips de Pury & Company, 450 Park Avenue, New York, immediately preceding the Contemporary Art Part I sale. Works to be auctioned include pieces by Cai Guo-Qiang, Maurizio Cattelan, George Condo, Hans-Peter Feldmann, Subodh Gupta, Jenny Holzer, Idris Khan, Bharti Kher, Lee Bul, Lee Ufan, Nate Lowman, Adam McEwen, Richard Phillips, Rob Pruitt, Sterling Ruby, Doris Salcedo, Richard Serra, Francesco Vezzoli, Lawrence Weiner, and Haegue Yang.

Funds raised from the gala and auction will support the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation.

 

2011 GUGGENHEIM INTERNATIONAL GALA

Date:          Thursday, November 10, 2011

Time:          7pm: Cocktails on the rotunda floor
                   8pm: Dinner in the rotunda galleries                 
                   9:30pm: After-party with a unique musical performance by
                   MGMT

Place:         Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
                   1071 5th Avenue at 89th Street, New York

 

For information on gala tickets or the auction, contact Maela Jones at 212 360 4309 or mjones@guggenheim.org.

Tickets to the after-party with a unique musical performance by MGMT will go on sale Thursday, October 13, for Guggenheim Museum members and Friday, October 14, for the general public and will be available at guggenheim.org. Tickets to the after-party are $150 for members and $200 for nonmembers.

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September 26, 2011

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT
Betsy Ennis, Director of Media and Public Relations
Lauren Van Natten, Associate Director of Media and Public Relations
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
212 423 3840
pressoffice@guggenheim.org

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