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Art Opening: Alwan Art Auction

Mon, December 8, 2008 6:30 pm at Galerie Mark Hachem

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Alwan for the Arts Presents:

Alwan Art Auction
http://www.alwanforthearts.org/auctioned-art

Online Bidding

Online bidding commences at 11:59pm, Monday, December 01, 2008.
Please visit: http://www.alwanforthearts.org/auctioned-art

Please send your online bids to info@alwanforthearts.org

Bidding increments are $25 for works priced under $500 to start, and $50 for works priced $500 or more.

When bidding, please indicate the name of the artist, your starting bid, and the maximum price you are willing to pay. This maximum price will remain confidential throughout, and will only come into effect if other bidders approach that price.

For example: A painting costs $250. Your starting bid is $275 and your maximum is $500. If someone bids $300, your bid will automatically become $325. After the next bid of $350, your bid becomes $375, etc, up until your maximum. If someone exceeds your maximum bid, we will contact you to the best of our abilities to inquire if you would like to raise your bid. PLEASE NOTE: Maximum bids will remain confidential throughout.

All bidding will close at 9:30 P.M., Eastern Standard Time, December 8.

It is important that you provide contact information so we can reach you in case another person exceeds your bid.

Reception

Hosted by the distinguished Galerie Mark Hachem.
Monday, December 8, 2008
6:30pm-9:30pm
988 Madison Avenue at 77th Street
New York, NY 10021
Reception fee: $50

For more information, please contact Leili Kashani:
leili@alwanforthearts.org or call (646) 732-3261

ABOUT ALWAN:
Alwan for the Arts is a cultural organization that showcases and promotes Arab, Iranian, and South Asian art and scholarship in the New York metropolitan area and beyond. Since its founding in 1998, Alwan has emerged as a unique space where the rich and evolving cultural traditions of the Arab world and South Asia are celebrated. Alwan’s accomplishments include curating an annual sacred music festival, 10 film festivals featuring filmmakers from around the globe, and hosting distinguished authors and artists such as the Oum Kalthoum Orchestra, Marcel Khalife, Tariq Ali, Joseph Massad, Joan Scott, Glen Velez, Emily Jacir, Michel Khleifi, and Shirin Neshat.

ABOUT GALERIE MARK HACHEM:

Founded in 1985, the Galerie Mark Hachem began as one of the most innovative galleries in Paris. It continues to specialize in sculptures and paintings by major modern and contemporary artists associated with important movements such as Cubism, Op Art and the École de Nice. In 2007 a second Galerie Mark Hachem opened in New York, featuring established and emerging contemporary artists of the highest standard. http://www.markhachem.com

http://www.alwanforthearts.org/auctioned-art

Last updated: 2008-12-04 01:08:10

Roses By Ghada Amer
Roses By Ghada Amer
Silicon Rings by Emna Zghal
Silicon Rings by Emna Zghal
Ethnographic Forgery Series (Revolutionary Dreams) by Kamrooz Aram
Ethnographic Forgery Series (Revolutionary Dreams) by Kamrooz Aram

Galerie Mark Hachem

988 Madison Avenue at 77th Street
New York, NY 10021

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