13 April, 2018, 2:00pm CDT (NorthPark Center, Dallas)
MTV RE:DEFINE returns for its seventh edition with an incredible lineup of artworks from major contemporary artists. This riveting auction features works by Tracey Emin, Francesco Clemente, Alicja Kwade and many others. Proceeds benefit the MTV Staying Alive Foundation and Dallas Contemporary.
To purchase tickets to the event, please visit the following website: https://www.mtvredefine.com/2018-event/
MTV Staying Alive Foundation, in partnership withDallas ContemporaryandThe Goss-Michael Foundation, is pleased to announce the seventh annual MTV RE:DEFINE benefit, presented byNorthPark Centerto take place onFriday, April 13, 2018in theirCenterPark Garden.
The evening, featuring an exclusive musical performance and live auction led bySimon de Pury, will be hosted byJoyce GossandKenny Goss, and chaired byMaxine TrowbridgeandBrooke Davenportto benefit the MTV Staying Alive Foundation and Dallas Contemporary. Often considered one of the most significant British contemporary artists,Tracey Eministhis year’s artist honoree. She is best known for her autobiographical and confessional works that span a variety of media including painting, drawing, video, photography, sculpture, neon text and sewn appliqué.
Since 2011, MTV RE:DEFINE has been recognized as a premiere exhibition and auction in Dallas, TX, raising over $10 million for HIV prevention through MTV Staying Alive, and the Dallas arts community through Dallas Contemporary. This has been made possible thanks to contributions from many of the world’s leading artists including Marc Quinn, Michael Craig Martin, Tracey Emin, Sarah Lucas, Nate Lowman, Sterling Ruby, Enoc Perez, and Damien Hirst, among others.
This year’s event marks the 20th anniversary of MTV Staying Alive Foundation and the 40th anniversary of Dallas Contemporary. The exhibition will feature over 50 works, including pieces from some of the world’s foremost contemporary artists: Tracey Emin, Richard Phillips, Francesco Clemente, and Enoc Perez, amongst others. Selected works will be on view to the public at NorthPark Center the week before the benefit. Peter Doroshenko, Executive Director of Dallas Contemporary, remarked: “MTV RE:DEFINE is always the best extravaganza for great food, the best contemporary art, and iconic rock n’ roll - it’s a Dallas event like no other. Tracey Emin will push the limits of cool Britannia and the event's electric vibe.”