The 11th Annual Postcards From the Edge

On view: January 9-10, 2009

Exhibition and sale of original, postcard-sized artworks by established and emerging artists. Artworks are $75 and sold on a first-come, first-served basis. The artists are not revealed until the work is sold, so a collector might end up with a piece by a famous artist or one they don’t yet know. Either way, they walk away with a great piece of art while supporting the important work of Visual AIDS.

Carla’s mixed media collage, Personal Peace Mini Flower Garden III, will be on view and available for sale (pictured here).

Preview Party
Friday, January 9, 2009 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Your only chance to get a sneak peek at the entire show! No sales but one lucky raffle winner will select any postcard that night – plus other raffle prizes including the new Keith Haring book, artists multiples from ARTWARE editions and Tulip Enterprises! Also a silent auction of selected artworks.  Appearances by the Imperial Court of New York.  Wine courtesy of Wine & Spirits Magazine. Participating artists attend free. $75 admission includes one raffle ticket. Additional raffle tickets $20.

Benefit Sale — ONE DAY ONLY!
Saturday, January 10, 2009 from 11:00 – 7:00

Over 1,600 original postcard-sized works of art. First-come, first served. $75 EACH.  Buy 4 cards and get 1 free! $5 suggested admission.

Participating artists include: Vito Acconci, Ida Applebroog, David Armstrong, John Baldessari, Barton Lidice Benes, Nayland Blake, Ross Bleckner, Patty Chang, Marcel Dzama, Tony Feher, Adam Fuss, Ann Hamilton, Jane Hammond, Mary Heilmann, Arturo Herrera, Alfredo Jaar, Emily Jacir, John Kelly, Jeff Koons, Louise Lawler, Glenn Ligon, Kalup Linzy, Robert Longo, Yuri Masnyi, McDermott & McGough, Barry McGee, Julie Mehretu, Marilyn Minter, Slava Mogutin, Yoko Ono, Catherine Opie, Paul Pfeiffer, Jack Pierson, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, Joel Shapiro, Kate Shepherd, Cindy Sherman, Kiki Smith, Annie Sprinkle, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Kara Walker, John Waters, Carrie Mae Weems, William Wegman, Lawrence Weiner, T.J. Wilcox, Fred Wilson, and many MORE!

Metro Pictures- 519 West 24th Street, NYC

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