PAUL KASMIN GALLERY & ARTSPACE
ANNOUNCE HURRICANE SANDY RELIEF INITIATIVE TO BENEFIT THE
ART DEALERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA (ADAA) RELIEF FUND


Paul Kasmin Gallery & Artspace.com have partnered to raise funds for the art community that has been affected by Hurricane Sandy. Paul Kasmin Gallery will produce a limited edition print based on artist William N. Copley’s work, Think (Flag) 1972, in collaboration with Pace Prints and the William N. Copley Estate. The benefit print will be sold on Artspace.com, for $200 each with 100% of proceeds going toward the ADAA Relief Fund. In addition, Artspace.com has created a Hurricane Sandy Relief collection of artworks to benefit the ADAA Relief Fund with 10% of all sale proceeds of the collection, through December 31, 2012.

Visit http://www.artspace.com/welcome/ADAABenefit to view the Copley print and Artspace collection.

Benefit Committee:
Lisa Anastos, Waris Ahluwalia, John Auerbach, Josh Baer, Andrew Black, Bethanie Brady, Stefania Bortolami, Chadwick Bell, James Cohan, Pippa Cohen, Justin Conner, Carlos Couturier, Saint Clair Cemin, Claire Darrow Mosier, Adam Fields, Casey Fremont, Vincent & Shelley Fremont, Benjamin Genocchio, Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn, Robert Goff, Clara Ha, Nathalie Karg, Deborah Kass, Susi Kenna, Sandro Kopp, Max Levai, Catherine Levene, Moises Micha, James Nares, Nick Olney, Erik Parker, Anne Pasternak, Lindsay Pollock, Nessia Pope, Randy Polumbo, Bettina Prentice, Beth Rudin DeWoody, Will Ryman, Amanda Sharp, Marc Spiegler, Emilio Steinberger, Dan Tanzilli, Christopher Vroom, and Cynthia Zabel.

Through December 16, 2012, 10% of all PK SHOP (Paul Kasmin Shop) sales will benefit the ADAA Relief Fund. Visit: www.paulkasmingallery.com/shop to view the latest artist editions, objects, and merchandise.


Art Dealers Association of America Relief Fund
The ADAA Relief Fund provides grants and loans for member and non-member galleries and nonprofit institutions to rebuild art spaces after the catastrophic damage wrought by Hurricane Sandy. Recipient galleries are identified and prioritized by need and applications are available here or download a pdf of the application here. ADAA hopes that this injection of resources will speed recovery and assist the entire gallery community in restoring this vital component of cultural life in New York City. To make direct donations visit https://www.paypal.com/cgibin/webscr?cmd=_sxclickhosted_button_id=SMSKCSEUPRYXC

William N. Copley
William N. Copley, The Patriotism of CPLY and All That, on view at Paul Kasmin Gallery 293 10th Avenue, New York through November 21, 2012. Referencing the historic exhibition by the same title at Iolas Gallery in 1976, this exhibition of Copley’s Patriotic works is emblematic of the social satire and political humor found throughout the artist’s oeuvre. In the paintings on view, which span over a quarter century of CPLY’s career, the artist marshals the visual language of American patriotism to create riotous works full of wit and colorful pomp. A field of stars and stripes vignette a comely reclining nude, the Washington Monument becomes a bathroom stall tableau for CPLY’s own symbolic scrawls, firecrackers and unlit matches embrace in a kiss.

As a painter, writer, gallerist, and publisher, the artist blazed a singular path through numerous territories of post-war art, along the way charting a vital link between the European Surrealist andthe American Pop Art movements. CPLY believed that “what [Surrealism] was always meant to be in terms of painting (more so perhaps than even Breton realized) was an opening of doors to the poetic possible through which contemporary art was going to penetrate." CPLY expanded on this idea of poetic penetration in the realms of contemporary art through his Patriotic paintings.


Artspace.com
Artspace is the leading online marketplace for contemporary art, offering collectors and aspiring collectors the opportunity to discover, learn about and collect art from the top contemporary artists in the world at insider prices. Artspace curators collaborate with internationally renowned artists, museums and galleries to provide the world's best collection of contemporary art online, in a single location. Artspace serves as a trusted art advisor offering information and education on every featured artist and work on the site in order to provide members with the details they need to make informed and confident purchase decisions. Membership to Artspace is free, prices start at $200 and every sale of artwork on the site supports an artist, cultural institution or non-profit organization. For more information, visit Artspace.com.

For further information contact Bethanie Brady: [email protected]


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