White Columns

40th Anniversary Benefit Auction. Live Auction and Cocktail party: Saturday, May 16, 7 pm. Benefit exhibition on view: April 24 - May 16.  

White Columns' 40th Anniversary Benefit Auction will be held on Saturday May 16 beginning at 7 pm.

Artwork by over 60 contemporary artists will be on view from April 24 - May 16, 2009. Silent bidding on the majority of lots will be available to the the public at that time. A live auction will be held on the evening of May 16. Tickets are $150 and can be purchased by calling 212-924-4212 or emailing info@whitecolumns.org.

Lots in the live auction are arranged in order of lot (L1 - L26). Lots in the silent auction are arranged alphabetically.

Donating artists include:

Rita Ackermann
David Albertsen
Carol Bove
Cecily Brown
Varda Caivano
Anthony Campuzano
Carter
Mathew Cerletty
Geoff Chadsey
Jennifer Cohen
Anne Collier
Anne Lise Coste
Martin Creed
Jules de Balincourt
Jeremy Deller
Peter Doig
Embah
Gregg Evans
Vidya Gastaldon
Jack Goldstein
Wade Guyton
Rachel Harrison
Adam Helms
Matthew Higgs
Colter Jacobsen
Nikki Katsikas
Alex Katz
Richard Kern
Scott King
Silke Otto Knapp
Jeremy Kost
Jim Lambie
Sean Landers
Cary Leibowitz
Frederick Loomis
Nate Lowman
Adam McEwen
Dan Miller
Marilyn Minter
Dave Muller
Takashi Murakami
Dennis Oppenheim
Laura Owens
Anthony Pearson
Elizabeth Peyton
Seth Price
Richard Prince
Tal R
Aurie Ramirez
Noam Rappaport
James Rosenquist
Aida Ruilova
Allen Ruppersberg
Eduardo Sarabia
Peter Saville
Cindy Sherman
Stephen Shore
Gedi Sibony
Josh Smith
Sarah Sze
Wolfgang Tillmans
William Tyler
Berry van Boekel
Sophie von Hellermann
William Wegman
Lawrence Weiner
Fred Wilson
Jonas Wood
Christopher Wool

Works are arranged in order of lot.

Lot L1 - Elizabeth Peyton
Kai, 2009
Colored pencil on paper
9 x 6 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Gavin Brown's enterprise, New York

Lot L2 - Mathew Cerletty
Philip Seymour Hoffman, 2009
Pencil on paper
15 x 14 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Office Baroque, Antwerp

Lot L3 - Christopher Wool
Three Women II, 2006
Silkscreen on Saunders Watercolor paper AP 2, edition of 9 + 3 APs
81 1/2 x 50 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York

Lot L4 - Dave Muller
Year Fourteen (White Columns), 2009
Acrylic on paper
108 1/4 x 9 3/4 in.
Courtesy of the artist, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, and Gladstone Gallery, New York

Lot L4 - Dave Muller
Year Fourteen (White Columns) - detail

Lot L5 - Nate Lowman
Green Maxima, 2005 - 2009
Silkscreen ink and latex on canvas
31 x 31 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Maccarone Inc., New York

Lot L6 - Carol Bove
Figure, 2009
Steel and feathers, edition of 7
65 1/2 x 12 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Maccarone Inc., New York

Lot L7 - Wolfgang Tillmans
paper drop (gold), 2006
C-print, edition 2 of 10 + 1 AP
12 x 16 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York

Lot L8 - Jim Lambie
Gimme all your lovin, 2009
Collage and tape on card
49 x 49 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Anton Kern Gallery, New York

Lot L9 - Peter Doig
"Moruga" (Coming From), 2009
Oil on paper
22 5/8 x 29 1/8 in.
Courtesy of the artist, Gavin Brown's enterprise, New York, and Michael Werner Gallery, New York and Cologne

Lot L10 - Tal R
Flovmand, 2008
Acrylic and gouache on cardboard
15 x 12 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin

Lot L11 - Varda Caivano
Untitled, 2008
Oil on canvas
27 1/2 x 19 3/4 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Victoria Miro Gallery, London

Lot L12 - Jonas Wood
Untitled (80's 1), 2008
Oil on linen
18 x 14 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Anton Kern Gallery, New York

Lot L13 - Anne Collier
Woman With a Camera (The Last Sitting - Bert Stern), 2009
C-print, edition 5 of 5
50 x 71 3/4 in.
Courtesy of the artist, Anton Kern Gallery, New York and Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles

Lot L14 - Aida Ruilova
A-Z Unmoralische Geshichten, 2008
C-print relief, edition of 5
27 1/2 x 20 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Salon 94, New York

Lot L15 - Richard Prince
Panama Pavilion, 2007
Signed poster, edition of 50
41 1/4 x 27 1/2 in.
Courtesy of the artist

Lot L16 - Carter
Untitled, 2009
Acrylic on masonite
20 1/2 x 16 1/2 x 3 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Salon 94, New York

Lot L17 - Takashi Murakami (Japanese, 1962-)
I am not me. I can not become myself., 2008
Woodblock print and silkscreen with gold leaf
720 x 834 mm
ED 29/30
©2008 Takashi Murakami/Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

Lot L18 - Sophie von Hellermann
Latin Trip, 2007
Acrylic on canvas
26 x 21 1/2 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Greene Naftali Gallery, New York

Lot L19 - Gedi Sibony
White Columns, 2009
Frame, foam-core, tape
32 x 24 x 1
Courtesy of the artist and Greene Naftali Gallery, New York

Lot L20 - Silke Otto-Knapp
Swimming Pool, 2009
Watercolor on canvas
11 7/8 x 9 7/8 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Gavin Brown's enterprise, New York

Lot L21 - Cecily Brown
Untitled, 2008
Ink, gouache, and watercolor on paper
10 1/8 x 14 1/8 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Gagosian Gallery, New York

Lot L22 - Jules de Balincourt
Drawing the Line, Crossing the Line, 2009
Acrylic and oil on panel
12 x 9 1/8 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Zach Feuer Gallery, New York

*Lot L23 - Sean Landers
Ass Traffic, 2007
Pencil on paper
9 x 12 in., signed, titled, and dated verso
Courtesy of the artist and Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York

Lot L24 - William Wegman
War and Peace, 1982
Ink on paper
14 x 11 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Sperone Westwater Gallery, New York

Lot L25 - Stephen Shore
Canyon, New Mexico July, 1972 p 96U, 1972 - 2005
C-print, edition 7 of 10
5 x 7 1/2 in.
Courtesy of the artist and 303 Gallery, New York

Lot L26 - Marilyn Minter
Half & Half, 2008
C-print, edition 1 of 5
30 x 40 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Salon 94, New York

Lot 4 - Rita Ackermann
OMG, 2009
Uniquely signed and customized Xerox print outside original edition of 50
11 x 8 1/2 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York

Lot 19 - David Albertsen
Untitled, 2008
Pastel on paper
16 3/4 x 14 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Creative Growth Art Center, Oakland

Lot 35 - Anthony Campuzano
Study for Sympathy Exercises, 2009
Ink on graphite on graph paper on illustration board
30 x 20 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia

Lot 29 - Geoff Chadsey
Untitled, 2009
Watercolor pencil and crayon, gloss medium on mylar, tape
43 x 23 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York

Lot 10 - Jennifer Cohen
Grey Line in Five Parts (i), 2009
Wood, celluclay, cement, glue, leather shoes
17 x 14 x 3 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Salon 94, New York

Lot 12 - Anne Collier
Untitled, 2008
Xerox edition of 50 + 10 APs, edition 41 of 50
8 1/2 x 11 in.
Courtesy of the artist, Anton Kern Gallery, New York and Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles

Lot 13 - Anne-Lise Coste
Please Stop Contacting Me, 2009
Watercolor on paper
11 x 8 1/2 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Art:Concept, Paris

Lot 47 - Martin Creed
Work No. 815 (Ooh / Fuck Off / Words), 2008
Vinyl record; this record is one of only six, black vinyl “test pressing” copies of Creed’s Work No. 815. This copy is one of two signed by Creed on the label
Courtesy of the artist and Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York

Lot 48 - Jeremy Deller
Brothers, 2004
Letterpress print, edition of 50
22 x 13 1/2 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York

Lot 37 - Embah
Viberations, 2009
Mixed media on canvas
40 x 20 in.
Courtesy of the artist

Lot 21 - Gregg Evans
Greg 2/07, 2007
Digital c-print, edition 1 of 10
16 x 20 in.
Courtesy of the artist

Lot 18 - Vidya Gastaldon
Mini Christ in God Mother, 2007
Watercolor, gouache, acrylic, colored pencil and graphite on paper
12 1/2 x 14 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Salon 94, New York

Lot 52 - Jack Goldstein
Untitled (poster for 1983 White Columns exhibition), 1983
Two-color screenprint, edition size unknown
20 x 17 1/2 in.
Courtesy of White Columns

Rachel Harrison

Wade Guyton

Lot 9 - Adam Helms
Untitled (Inkblot Drawing), 2009
Gouache on antique paper
30 x 22 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York

Lot 2 - Matthew Higgs
A canvas signed by..., 2009
Ink on canvas
16 x 12 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Murray Guy Gallery, New York

Lot 7 - Matthew Higgs
Words To Be Looked At, 2008
Framed book page, edition 2 of 5
11 3/4 x 9 3/4 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Murray Guy Gallery, New York

Lot 22 - Colter Jacobsen
Friends, 2006
Mechanical pencil on paper
12 x 17 in.
Courtesy of the artist, Jack Hanley Gallery, New York and San Francisco, and Corvi-Mora, London

Lot 23 - Nikki Katsikas
Hemmingway and His Wife Mary, 2008
Oil on canvas
14 x 18 in.
Courtesy of the artist

Lot 36 - Alex Katz
Sunset, 1984
Lithograph, edition of 41 + 6 APs (Printer: John C. Erikson at Sienna Studios, NY Overprinted with varnish at Brand X, NY Publisher: John C. Erikson)
70 x 47 1/2 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Pace Wildenstein Gallery, New York

Lot 3 - Richard Kern
Adrianne on bed (first nude), 1981
Black and white print, edition 3 of 10, signed and dated on back
7 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Feature Inc., New York

Lot 45 - Scott King
Untitled, 2008
Uniquely signed Xerox print outside original edition of 50
11 x 8 1/2 in.
Courtesy of the artist, Bortolami Gallery, New York, and Herald Street, London

Lot 32 - Jeremy Kost
Untitled (Erika Toure Aviance), 2008
Unique Polaroid collage
16 3/4 x 8 in.
Courtesy of the artist

Lot 39 - Cary Leibowitz
Official Candyass Matthew Higgs fan club (painting) , 2009
Latex on wood
24 x 14 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Alexander Gray Associates, New York

Lot 8 - Frederick Loomis
The DIOS Neuroprossessor - the Soul of the Coming Race of Human Computers - proposal for 'New Yorker' Magazine, 2009
Pencil on paper
13 3/4 x 11 in.
Courtesy of the artist

Lot 44 - Adam McEwen
Unisex, 2007
Xerox edition of 50 + 10 APs, edition 8 of 50
11 x 8 1/2 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York

Lot 40 - Dan Miller
Untitled, n.d.
Ink on colored paper
19 1/2 x 25 1/4 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Creative Growth Art Center, Oakland

Lot 46 - Dave Muller (detail)
Untitled, 2009
Ink drawing on Xerox prints, unique
Five works: 8 1/2 x 11 in. each
Courtesy of the artist, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, and Gladstone Gallery, New York

Lot 50 - Dennis Oppenheim
Tumbling Mirage Project for Phoenix, Arizona, 2007
Pencil, colored pencil, oil wash on inkjet print on watercolor paper
24 x 35 in.
Courtesy of the artist

Lot 33 - Laura Owens
Untitled (Robot), 2006
Aquatint etching, edition 6 of 30
18 x 12 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York

Lot 34 - Laura Owens
Untitled (Horses), 2006
Aquatint etching/ chine colle, edition 8 of 30
18 x 12 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York

Lot 5 - Anthony Pearson
Untitled (solarization), 2008
Framed solarized silver gelatin photograph
17 x 14 in. (framed)
Courtesy of the artist, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, and Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago

Lot 15 - Seth Price
Working Drawing, 2007
Original inkjet print, unique
22 x14 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Christine Burgin Gallery, New York

Lot 26 - Aurie Ramirez
Untitled, 2001
Watercolor on paper
15 1/4 x 22 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Creative Growth Art Center, Oakland

Lot 11 - Noam Rappaport
Untitled, 2008
Wood, canvas, oil, glue and latex on panel
34 1/4 x 28 3/8 in.
Courtesy of the artist and ATM Gallery, New York

Lot 51 - James Rosenquist
Philip Glass Ensemble Poster, 1977
Lithograph, signed edition of 100, edition 91 of 100
16 x 24 in.
Courtesy of the artist and White Columns

Lot 14 - Allen Ruppersberg
Why Is Everything the Same?, 1988
Silkscreen on linen
22 x14 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Christine Burgin Gallery, New York

Lot 28 - Edouardo Sarabia
Drifting on a Memory 2, 2001
Acrylic on paper
21 x 26 in.
Courtesy of the artist and I-20 Gallery, New York

Lot 43 - Peter Saville
Compact (poster from 1986 exhibition at White Columns), 1986
Poster, edition size unknown (one of few remaining copies)
16 1/2 x 38 in.
Courtesy of the artist and White Columns

Lot 31 - Cindy Sherman
Untitled, 2003
Color photograph, edition 318 of 350
30 1/4 x 20 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Metro Pictures, New York

Lot 41 - Josh Smith
Untitled, 2008
Uniquely signed Xerox print outside original edition of 50
11 x 8 1/2 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York

Lot 38 - Sarah Sze
Notepad, 2008
Mixed media, edition 37 of 40
Dimensions variable
Courtesy of the artist

Lot 27 - William Tyler
Untitled, 11/14/07
Ink on paper
30 x 22 3/8 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Creative Growth Art Center, Oakland

Lot 24 - Berry van Boekel
Untitled (Charles Mingus), 2006
Oil on board
13 x 5 1/2 in.
Courtesy of the artist

Lot 25 - Berry van Boekel
Untitled (James Chance), 2006
Oil on board
10 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.
Courtesy of the artist

Lot 30 - Berry van Boekel
Untitled (Cat Power), 2007
Oil on board
11 x 7 1/4 in.
Courtesy of the artist

Lot 1 - William Wegman
Visitors Welcome, 1977
Offset Lithograph (signed)
20 x 17 in.
Courtesy of the artist

Lot 16 - Lawrence Weiner
Thoughts on Democracy, 2008
Silkscreen on paper
20 x 16 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Marian Goodman Gallery, New York

Lot 20 - Fred Wilson
The Story of the Globe (I), 2009
Ink on digital print, unique
8 x 5 1/2 in.
Courtesy of the artist and Pace Wildenstein Gallery, New York

Lot 42 - Jonas Wood
Untitled, 2009
Uniquely signed Xerox print outside original edition of 50
11 x 8 1/2 in.
Courtesy of the artist, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, and Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago

Lot 49 - White Columns 2006 Print Portfolio
4 letterpress prints by Jeremy Deller, Trisha Donnelly, Richard Prince, and Rirkrit Tiravanija
Signed and numbered edition of 100 portfolios, ed. 75 of 100
14 x 22 in. each
Courtesy of the artists

Lot 53 - White Columns 2007 Print Portfolio
4 letterpress prints by Peter Doig, Dave Muller, Adam Pendleton, and Kay Rosen
Signed and numbered edition of 100 portfolios, ed. 92 of 100
14 x 22 in. each
Courtesy of the artists