Contemporary Art Auctions on September 15th at Rago’s to Feed the Critically Ill Lambertville, NJ: The Rago Arts and Auction Center will auction a collection of 26 lots of artwork on Saturday, September 15, the proceeds of which will fund Philadelphia’s Metropolitan Area Neighborh
News-Antique.com - Aug 15,2012 - Lambertville, NJ: The Rago Arts and Auction Center will auction a collection of 26 lots of artwork on Saturday, September 15, the proceeds of which will fund Philadelphia’s Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance (MANNA). This is part of a three-day sale, consisting of a no reserve Discovery Auction on September 14-15 and an Estates auction on September 16.
The Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance (MANNA) is a nonprofit organization that cooks and delivers nourishing meals to neighbors in the Philadelphia area who are battling life-threatening illnesses. Three meals a day, seven days a week, MANNA meals deliver hope to those who need it most. MANNA’s philosophy is that food is medicine, and their goal is to improve each client’s health by providing medically appropriate meals that heal and nutrition counseling to educate their clients about the role of nutrition in battling chronic illness. More than 1,500 caring individuals volunteer over 70,000 hours of service each year, enabling MANNA to deliver over 900,000 meals, free of charge, each year.
All of the MANNA lots are very attractively priced and will be sold to the high bidder without reserve. Prospective buyers can bid online, by phone, in person or by leaving a bid with Rago’s in advance of the sale. They can preview in person or online.
This grouping, catalogued as lots 974-999, includes work by artists Bob Reinhart, Michael Wilse, Andee Dubin, Kenneth Bushnell, B. Wells, Alice Iyock, Marta Sanchez, Holly Roberts, Timothy Hawksworth, Barbara Schaff, Stuart Netsky, Peter Berg, Larry Spaid, Kevin Melchionne, Daniel Forbes Dallmann, Margot Dewit, Betsey Meyers, Dolores Poacelli, Cathleen Hughes, Nancy Adler, Alex Kanevsky, Brady Sanders, Paul Rider, Daniel Teis, Pamela Hoffman Taggart, Sarah Roche, Leah MacDonald, Charles Olson, Charlotte R. Yudis, Amy Morken, Jennifer Meghen White, Andre Toploski, Terrance Bankole, Zachary Fae, Charles Deantonio, Donald Owen Colley, Joseph Stabilito, Kenneth Wayne Bushnell, H. Gilbert, Aline Feldman, Michelle Marcuse, Warren Holzman, Miro, Kandinsky, Topias, Saul Steinberg and a few by unknown artists. There is also a lot of 20th century textile and ceramic art, which includes an Anna Neilson hand knit multicolor jacket, a Echols-Howell crocheted art purse, an Alan Willoughby, ceramic charger, and a Brooke Hine ceramic sculpture titled “Entrail 2”.
Preview the sale online at ragoarts.com from August 23 or in person September 8-12, noon to 5 p.m., and September 13, noon to 7 p.m. Doors open on sale days at 9 a.m.; auctions begin at 11 a.m. For more information, please call 609-397-9374 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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High-resolution images available.
Consignments are invited for the all of Rago’s auctions, including 20th C. Design, Estates, Fine Art, Silver and Jewelry. Please email photos to email@example.com or mail to Rago Auctions, 333 N. Main St, Lambertville, NJ 08530.
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