NEW YORK, Nov 4, 2010 / FW/ — As part of the Sisley Art Project benefiting the Andy Warhol Museum, 18 customized motorcycle jackets by 17 pop artists of the contemporary art scene will be auctioned at Christie’s, New York on Monday, November 8, from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM.
Curated by Glenn O’Brien, the project is sponsored by Sisley, the Italian fashion brand of the Benetton Group.
The guest list for the cocktail reception and live auction include Alessandro Benetton, Executive Deputy Chairman of Benetton Group; Thomas Sokolowski, Director of the Andy Warhol Museum; Glenn O’Brien, curator; Hosts Vincent Fremont, Jane Holzer, Jay Johnson, Peter Marino and Tony Shafrazi.
Participating artists Rita Ackerman, Fred “Fab Five Freddy” Brathwaithe, Jane Dickson, Duncan Hannah, Lee Quinones and Tom Sachs; along with Charlie Ahearn, Hope Atherton, Arthur Baker, Victoria Bartlett, Eric Boman, William Coupon, Milly de Cabrol, Brooke Geahan, Chrissie Iles, Kai Kuhne, Peter Marino, Maripol, Susan Plagemann, Anita Sarko, Peter Schlesinger, Eric Shiner, Hunt Slonem, Emma Snowdon-Jones, Andy Spade, Stefano Tonchi, Olivier Zahm and more.
SISLEY ART PROJECT COCKTAILS & AUCTION
Monday, Nov 8, 2010
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Christie’s New York