Turning 15 this year, JUXTAPOZ magazine are giving back to the community with a celebratory event that encompasses a charity art auction. The event will take place on November 14th and include over 140 different artists with the end goal of raising the funds to purchase five homes and constructed by a network of local Detroit workers. In addition select artists will also be involved in the remodeling process. For more information check the press release below which comes courtesy of Upper Playground. A look into the bidding can be seen here.
JUXTAPOZ ART & CULTURE MAGAZINE TURNS 15 AND THROWS CHARITY ART AUCTION AND EVENT IN LOS ANGELES HOSTED BY UPPER PLAYGROUND
THE BIG PAYBACK, Juxtapoz Magazine’s 15th Anniversary Art Auction is now live and you can bid on pieces online at CharityBuzz.com.
On November 14th, from 7 PM to 11 PM, all of the pieces that are a part of the auction will be on display at the Factory Place Arts Complex. To attend this must see show with works from over 140 artists including Matthew Barney, Swoon and WK Interact, please RSVP to RSVP@SASTUDIOSGLOBAL.COM.
Proceeds from “The Big Payback” auction will support the goal of purchasing five homes and employing local Detroit contractors, electricians, plumbers, and carpenters to perform the renovations. Selected artists will also be invited to participate in the remodeling.
The event aims to raise the consciousness of both the problems of people disenfranchised by the nation’s economic crisis, as well as encourage a sense of community in the art world and inspire people to effect positive social change in their own communities.
JUXTAPOZ Art & Culture Magazine 15th Anniversary Charity Art Auction and Event
FACTORY PLACE ARTS COMPLEX
1330 Factory Place, Bldg A
Los Angeles, CA 90013
7PM to 11PM