A night of wine, art and friends! This will be a great event even if you aren’t looking to purchase a piece of artwork (but we strongly encourage you to do so). There will be luxury items available for purchase as well or maybe you just wish to browse and enjoy the wine and cheese!
ECPAT-USA’s Art Auction Fundraiser: Buy Art Not Kids
*FEATURING A CARTOON BY NEW YORKER CARTOONIST FARLEY KATZ*
October 22nd, 2012
47 5th Avenue
The silent auction event will highlight artwork by survivors of sexual exploitation alongside international renowned and up-and-coming artists. Featuring works by Pieter Hugo, Yoshiaki Mochizuki, Joel Shapiro, Ruth Orkin, Harold Krisel, and Lucien Clergue. A delicious assortment of wine and cheese will be served throughout the evening.
100% of the proceeds will go to ECPAT-USA, a 501(c)3 organiztion that seeks to end the commercial sexual exploitation of children through advocacy, awareness, legislation, and policy.
Visit http://ecpatusa.org/take-action/buy-art-not-kids/ to buy tickets.
The tumblr page with images of the works can be found at:
Online bidding will begin for featured items on October 16th through