Art Auction for Barack Obama - artmarketblog.com A group of artists who wanted to provide some financial support for the Barack Obama presidential campaign have got together and organised an auction of donated artworks
News-Antique.com - Oct 07,2008 - A group of artists who wanted to provide some financial support for the Barack Obama presidential campaign have got together and organised an auction of donated artworks the proceeds of which will be donated to Obama campaign. According to the website for the auction (www.artforobama.net) “ART FOR OBAMA is an online auction of photographs to benefit the Obama Campaign. Fifty of the country’s most prominent artists and photographers have donated their work for this cause. All proceeds will be donated in strict accordance with the regulations of the Democratic National Committee and the Federal Election Commission.”
Artists such as Uta Barth, Tim Davis, Larry Fink, Todd Hido, Alex Soth, Larry Sultan, Richard Misrach, An-My Le and Nina Berman have all donated works to the auction which will begin on Friday OCTOBER 3 AT 5:00 PM EST! here: http://www.cmarket.com/auction/AuctionHome.action?vhost=artforobama
Most of the works in the auction are photographic works which is great because it means high quality at affordable prices.
I think that this auction is a fantastic idea and a great way of supporting a worthy cause that could just net you a great bargain!!
Advantage Inn, from the series Niagara, 8″x10″ C-Print on 11″x14″ paper
Photo taken 2005, Printed 2007
Artist’s Proof 1/5
Starting Bid: $700.00
**Nicholas Forrest is an art market analyst, art critic and journalist based in Sydney, Australia. He is the founder of http://www.artmarketblog.com, writes the art column for the magazine Antiques and Collectibles for Pleasure and Profit and contributes to many other publications