Wednesday, October 26, 2011
6:30 p.m. (cocktails); 8 p.m. (dinner)
9:45 p.m. (raffle drawing); 10 p.m. (dancing and cocktails)
The Metropolitan Club, One East 60th Street, New York
This year, the AFA will honor renowned performance artist Marina Abramović and National Gallery of Art Director Earl A. Powell III at the annual gala. The evening will include cocktails, dinner, the awards ceremony, dancing, and a raffle, with artworks generously donated by landscape painter April Gornik and Australian artist/activist Richard Bell (whose work is the subject of the AFA exhibition Richard Bell: Uz Vs. Them).
April Gornik, Sea Edge, 2011.
Four-color lithograph, 24 3/4 x 30 5/8 in. (framed).
Done with Polígrafa Obra Gráfica, Barcelona,
in an edition of 40. Courtesy the artist
Richard Bell, Thou Shalt Not, 2011.
Acrylic on linen, 21 1/2 x 21 3/8 in. (framed).
Courtesy Milani Gallery, Brisbane
Raffle tickets will be are available at the gala and in advance, either here online or with this order form. Participants need not be present to win. All proceeds from the raffle and gala ticket sales will benefit the AFA’s exhibitions and programming.
To receive an invitation or for additional information, contact Tiffany Pak at 212.988.7700 x247 or firstname.lastname@example.org.