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2014 Japan Society Gallery Benefit Auction

March 20, 2014
2014 Japan Society Gallery Benefit Auction

Join us for a festive evening in support of Japan Society Gallery exhibitions and programming. Highlights include live and silent auctions of works by such luminaries as Eikoh Hosoe, Toyo Ito, Utagawa Hiroshige, Kohei Nawa, and Cai Guo-Qiang. The live auction will be conducted by Henry Howard-Sneyd, Sotheby’s Vice Chairman of Asian Art, Americas. Guests are also invited to a reception with artists, and to a private viewing of the Society’s spring exhibition Points of Departure: Treasures of Japan from the Brooklyn Museum.

For more information or to register, please visit japansociety.org/auction.

Images: Utagawa Hiroshige (1797–1858), Suwa Bluff, Nippori (detail), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo, 1856. Color woodblock print, 13 1/4 x 8 ½ in. Courtesy of Ronin Gallery NYC; Hisashi Tenmyouya (b. 1966), Intertwining thoughts (detail), 2013. Giclée print. edition 2 of 50, 39 3/8 x 36 3/4 in. Courtesy of Mizuma Art Gallery, ©TENMYOUYA Hisashi; Manabu Ikeda (b. 1980), Territory (detail), 2011. Giclée print, edition 20 of 50, 20 1/2 × 27 1/2 in. Courtesy of Mizuma Art Gallery, ©IKEDA Manabu.
  • March 20, 2014
  • 6:00 pm