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Visual Aid's LIVE Art Auction

Thursday, April 28, 2011
5:15 PM - 9:15 PM
Event Type:
Julie Blankenship, E.D.
Location Details:
Visual Aid at Chronicle Books
680 Second Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

An eagerly-anticipated cocktail party and auction benefiting Visual Aid programs for artists living with HIV/AIDS and cancer.

VIP reception for Premium Ticket holders launches the evening with signature cocktails and light hors d'oeuvres. Preview party / Main Event with nibbles, desserts, wine and mixed drinks preceds the exciting LIVE Auction at 7pm with celebrity auctioneer Stephen Tourell.
Followed by silent auction, Champagne toasts and Chocolate Tasting Bar

Featured artists include: Rex Ray, Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Ross Bleckner, Peter Voulkos, Leslie Lusardi, Jenn Shifflet, Timothy Cummings, Judith Foosaner, Jeanne Vadeboncoeur, Tom Bolles, Deborah Bell, Gale Antokal, Silvia Poloto, Anne Subercaseaux, Jerome Caja, Robin Denevan, Pamela Merory Dernham, Dianne Romaine and more.

For a sneak peek of featured art, visit Visual Aid's website,

75+ auction includes luxury items from: Joie de Vivre Hotels, Design Within Reach, Frette, Jeanine Payer, Burning Man, Foreign Cinema, Saint Dizier Design, Bliss Spa, Harry Denton's Starlight Room, Fresh and Gallery of Jewels.

Works of art courtesy of these fine galleries: Gallery Paule Anglim, Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Paulson Bott Press, Catharine Clark Gallery, Andrea Schwartz Gallery, Bryant Street Gallery, HANG Art, Don Soker Gallery, Braunstein Quay Gallery, Fraenkel Gallery, Mark Wolfe Contemporary, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, Aurobora Press, Corden Potts Gallery, Jack Fischer Gallery, Cecile Moochnek Gallery, 111 Minna Gallery, SLATE Contemporary and Toomey Tourell Fine Art.

Luscious refreshments provided by: Blue Angel, Periscope Cellars, 2223, Lucca Ravioli Company, Delessio, Dolores Park Cafe, Duboce Cafe, The Only Cookie, Cafe Madeleine, Mission Minis, TCHO, Poco Dolce, Peets Coffee, Hiball

Auction angels: Chronicle Books, Sterling Art Services, Peter Kirkeby Fine Art and Framing, Under Glass, Fast Frame, Bartenders Unlimited.
Added to the calendar on Wed, Apr 20, 2011 9:28AM
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