Auction featuring Guerra de la Paz

Run Dates: May 1st 2008
Opening Reception: Thursday May 1st 6:30-9pm

Live Auction: Thursday May 1st 8pm
Exit Art
Directions:475 Tenth Ave. New York, NY 10018

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Exit Art has charted the new in art and contemporary culture since its founding in 1982 by directors Jeanette Ingberman and Papo Colo. Over the course of 20 years, Exit Art has acquired a reputation for curatorial innovation, depth of programming in diverse media, and especially for bringing to public attention the work of important under recognized artists. Part of its mission is to present the work of emerging artists in innovative ways that expose the diverse, multi-disciplinary nature of contemporary culture.

Chairs: Ida Applebroog, Jeanette Kahn and Richard J. Massey
Artist Co-Chairs: Sanford Biggers, Patty Chang, Paul Pfeiffer, Wangechi Mutu
Artist in the auction: Joshua Abelow, Marina Abramovic, John Ahearn, Diana Al-Hadid, Allora & Calzadilla, Alejandro Almanza Pereda, Suzanne Anker, Ida Applebroog, Augusto Arbizo, Madeleine Arthurs, Fia Backström, Larry Bamburg, Matthew Barney, Francisca Benitez, Mike Bidlo, Skip Blumberg, Gideon Bok, Carol Bove, Lowell Boyers, Meghan Brady, Sebastiaan Bremer, Bruce High Quality Foundation, Kathe Burkhart, Karlos Carcamo, Brendan Carroll, Robert Chambers, Patty Chang, Sue Coe, Susanna Coffey, Seth Cohen, Ernest Concepcion, Fredo Conde, Cesar Cornejo, Guerra de la Paz, David Dempewolf, Shoshana Dentz, Daniella Dooling, Uri Dotan, R. Luke Dubois, Shannon Ebner, Nelson Fernando Figallo, Stacy Fisher, Lucy Fradkin, Natalie Frank, Carl Fudge, Kate Gilmore, Luis Gispert, Steven Gontarski, Maria Elena Gonzalez, Michael Goodson, Brent Green, Sara Greenberger Rafferty, Eric Guzman, Ann Hamilton, Jonathan Hartshorn, Peter Hildebrand, Fran Holstrom, Haavard Homstvedt, Becky Howland, Donna Huanca, David Humphrey, Alfredo Jaar, Butt Johnson, Joan Jonas, Jennie C. Jones, Matt Jones, Charles Juhasz-Alvarado, Deborah Kass, Jayson Keeling, Ellsworth Kelly, Khalif Kelly, Rosy Keyser, Fawad Khan, Terence Koh, Fay Ku, Sigalit Landau, Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt, Sandra Lee, Shaun Leonardo, Kalup Linzy, Miguel Luciano, Luke Fischbeck/ Lucky Dragons, Robert MacDonald, Mitchell Marco, Alfredo Martinez, Gabriel Martinez, Patrick Martinez, Megan McGinnis, Antonio Muntadas, Kymia Nawabi, Yamini Nayar, Joshua Neustein, Charlotte Nicholson, Nicoykatiushka, Glexis Novoa, Philippe Nuell, Ruben Ochoa, Rune Olsen, Sarah Oppenheimer, Yigal Ozeri, Anna Parkina, Dane Patterson, Philip Pearlstein, Danica Phelps, Meridith Pingree, Maria Magdalena Campos Pons, William Pope.L., Julian Pozzi, Mike Quinn, Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz, Alan Rath, Fay Ray, Boryana Rossa, Ann Rowland, Christy Rupp, Lisa Ruyter, David Salle, Beverly Semmes, Seher Shah, Albert Shelton, Xaviera Simmons, Arthur Simms, Slavs and Tatars, Shinique Smith, Nancy Spero, Jansson Stegner, Do Ho Suh, Dan Tague, Mika Tajima, Javier Tellez, Christian Tomaszweski, Mette Tommerup, Eve K. Tremblay, Ultra Violet, Rafael A. Vargas Bernard, Gee Vaucher, Seth Weiner, Stephen Westfall, Robert Wilson, David Wojnarowicz, Saya Woolfalk, Chris Yockey, Heeseop Yoon.


about the artist: Guerra de la Paz is the composite name that represents the creative team efforts of Cuban born artists, Alain Guerra and Neraldo de la Paz. They are the recipient of the 2008 SCOPE Foundation Grant for artist project “Under the Banyan Tree,” they are are represented in the Saatchi Collection (London), 21C Museum Foundation (Louisville, KY), Frost Art Museum (Miami, FL), Miami Art Museum (Miami, FL), and The Cintas Fellows Collection.

about the gallery: Exit Art is an independent vision of contemporary culture prepared to react immediately to important issues that affect our lives. We do experimental, historical and unique presentations of aesthetic, social, political and environmental issues. We absorb cultural differences that become prototype exhibitions. We are a center for multiple disciplines. Exit Art is a 25-year-old cultural center in New York City founded by Directors Jeanette Ingberman and Papo Colo.
  Installation View: Exit Art, New York, NY. 2008
Image courtesy of {CTS} creative thriftshop, New York
Guerra de la Paz, Joe Series (The Kiss) 2005-07 archival digital print, edition of 5 30x40in (28x36cm) Image courtesy of {CTS} creative thriftshop, New York
Installation View: Exit Art, New York, NY. 2008
Image courtesy of {CTS} creative thriftshop, New York
Installation View: Exit Art, New York, NY. 2008
Image courtesy of {CTS} creative thriftshop, New York
Installation View: Exit Art, New York, NY. 2008
Image courtesy of {CTS} creative thriftshop, New York