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Artbox Auction 27 October - Fundraising for Christchurch Artists

17 Oct 2011

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Your support is requested for the ArtBox Auction, featuring work by more than 50 leading New Zealand artists to be held at Webb's Auction House, Auckland, 27 October at 7pm. All funds raised will contribute to new spaces for Christchurch artists.

Your support is requested for the ArtBox Auction, featuring work by more than 50 leading New Zealand artists to be held at Webb's Auction House, Auckland, 27 October at 7pm. All funds raised will contribute to new spaces for Christchurch artists.

ArtBox has been created to address the serious shortage of galleries and studios in Christchurch.

Transportable gallery and studio modules that can be interlocked and clustered to create temporary arts precincts will be rented to Christchurch artists at a minimal weekly charge.

In the first stages,18 modules will be built for $12,500 each. These have already been booked for use by 100 Christchurch artists. Funds raised will contribute towards the construction of these first 18 modules.

ArtBox is supported nationally by leading New Zealand artists including: Don Binney, Nigel Brown, Dick Frizzell, Kristy Gorman, Jason Greig, Sam Harrison, Glen Hayward, Andrew Hemer, Simon Kaan, Hannah Kidd, Peata Larkin, Tony de Lautour, Julia Morison, Miranda Parkes, Seraphine Pick, Jude Rae, Michael Smither, Marte Szirmay, Michel Tuffery, Philip Trusttum, Wayne Youle, and many more.

To view the works for auction and to bid visit:

http://www.webbs.co.nz/auction/artbox-auction

To see and learn more about ArtBox visit: http://artboxnz.weebly.com/

Bids may also be made by phone on the night.

Title: Artbox Auction 27 October - Fundraising for Christchurch Artists
Venue: Webbs Auction House, Auckland
Date: 27 October 2011