The 10th Annual Fixed Price Art Sale and Live Auction

Friday, March 24, 2006, 6:30-9 PM
Live Auction at 7 PM, Fixed Price sale immediately following
Admission: $10-25 sliding scale (includes refreshments)

Preview gallery hours:
Wednesday, March 22-Thursday, March 23, 1-6PM
Sale continues Saturday and Sunday, March 25-26, 1-6 PM

$15 advance tickets available at Haight, Berkeley, and Cow Hollow American Apparel stores (includes a free T-shirt!)

Calling all art lovers and bargain hunters! The LAB is pleased to present ART SALE 10, The LAB’s 10th Anniversary Fixed Price Art Sale and Live Auction. Hundreds of artists will be participating, including Christo & Jeanne-Claude, Rita DiLorenzo, Ruth Eckland, Larnie Fox, Matt Furie, Seth Koen, Carrie Lederer, Scott MacLeod, Tom Marioni, Isis Rodriguez, Daniel Ross, Jennifer Starkweather, Tonya Solley Thornton, Lexa Walsh, and many more. Fixed-price work will be available for $50 to $250 (cash, checks, VISA or MasterCard accepted). Priority numbers for purchasing work (limit of 3 works per number) will be distributed on a first come/first serve basis beginning at 5:00 PM. The Live Auction will be run by auctioneer Ashaki Johnson of Harvey Clars Auction Gallery.

Preview the sale in our gallery Wednesday and Thursday, March 22-23 from 1:00 to 6:00 PM; live auction items will be on view at after March 21. For further information, call The LAB at (415) 864-8855.

Press release

Honorary Committee: Renee Baldochhi, Janet Bishop, Catharine Clark, Jack Fischer, Ed Gilbert, Stephen Goldstine, Glen Helfand, Lynn Hershman, John Killacky, Tony Labat, David Lawrence, Heather Marx, Alan Millar, Renny Pritikin, Lawrence Rinder, Joan Roebuck, Jane Scott, Iris Shimada, Jeremy Stone, Beau Takahara, Meredith Tromble and Steven Wolfe.


Live Auction Items

Daniel Ross
'Untitled Study (from the Magically Disappearing Landscape)' 2006

Starting bid: $250
Retail value: $650
Medium: Laser print on holographic paper & wood with epoxy, acrylic and glitter
Stephen Walter
'Controlled Zones' 2005

Starting bid $250
Retail value: $500
Medium: Archival inkjet print
Xylor Jane
'Monopoly Money' 2004

Starting bid $250
Retail value: $700
Medium: Ink and colored pencil on paper
Lynn Hershman
'Digital Venus III' 199 signed & framed

Starting bid $300
Retail value: $1,000
Rex Ray
'Untitled #2293' 2005

Retail $950
Starting $300
Medium: Mixed media & collage on wood
Tonya Solley Thornton
'Baby' 2006

Starting bid $250
Retail value:
Medium: Foam, plastic florals and fabric
Wayne Smith
Untitled 2005

Starting bid: $250
Retail value: $600
Medium: Ink on wood
Carolyn Ryder Cooley
'Anatomical Duck' 2003

Starting bid $250
Medium: Pen and ink on found paper
Jon Brumit
Parade Float

Starting bid $500
Retail value: N/A
Tracy Snelling
'Lilac' 2003

Starting bid $500
Retail value: $1750
Courtesy of Brown Bag Contemporary Art in San Francisco
Medium: Chromogenic print, edition 1 of 5
Barbara Hammer
'Freud's Couch' 2005

Starting bid $250
Medium: Photograph
Julie Dummermuth
'Aftermath' 2006

Starting bid $250
Medium: Mixed media
Sarah Applebaum
'Unfurling #2'

Starting bid $250
Retail: $400
Medium: Pen on paper
Christo and Jean Claude
Signed posters of their project "The Gates"
installed in Central Park, New York, comprised of 7,503 vinyl gates, with free-flowing nylon fabric panels, anchored to 15,006 steel bases on 37 kilometers (twenty-three miles) of walkways.
Starting bid $250
Retail value: $350 each
Medium: Posters, signed
Annie Sprinkle
3-Piece Poster and Comic Collection

1)How to Cure Sex Worker Burn Out
2)Why Whores Are My Heroes
3) Annie Sprinkle #1 Carnal Comics (SIGNED)
Starting bid $250
Medium: Comic book and two posters
Donated by
Tom Marioni
Cocktails for up to Five People

Starting bid $250
Medium: Cocktails in his studio
Seth Koen
'Little' 2005

Starting bid $250
Retail value: $850
Courtesy of Gregory Lind Gallery
Medium: Cotton thread, plastic pellets, mdf, paint
Laura Splan
'Imperial Wallpaper, Page 25' 2003

Starting bid: $250
Retail value: $500
Medium: Blood on wallpaper
Gay Outlaw
Untitled 2005

Starting bid: $400
Retail value: $1200
Courtesy of Gallery Paule Anglim
Medium: Pigment print w/ silkscreen