Past Auctions

MTV RE:DEFINE 2019 Art Auction & Gala

29 March, 2019, 8:45pm CDT (Dallas, Texas)

The MTV Staying Alive Foundation, in collaboration with The Goss-Michael Foundation has announced the featured art for the live auction at MTV RE:DEFINE 2019.

The benefit auction of twenty-five curated pieces of contemporary art and luxury experiences, a headliner performance by global superstar Rita Ora and an After Party by Bryan Rabin and Adam Bravin Present: Giorgio’s will take place on Friday, March 29, 2019, at The Statler Dallas, an iconic and historically significant hotel in downtown Dallas, TX.

This eighth annual gala event, chaired by Merrill Lynch Dallas Vice President Sami Abboud, co-hosted by MTV RE:DEFINE co-founders Joyce Goss and Kenny Goss, will honor celebrated artist and longtime MTV RE:DEFINE supporter Marc Quinn.

Honoree Marc Quinn has generously donated two artworks produced exclusively for MTV RE:DEFINE: an immense 1400 kg (3086.47 pound) glass-beaded bronze sculpture and an oilon canvas painting.

MTV RE:DEFINE, an annual charity art exhibition and auction, was founded in 2011 by the MTV Staying Alive Foundation and The Goss-Michael Foundation. It has grown to be one of the leading events on the contemporary art calendar.

MTV Staying Alive Foundation is an international content-producing and grant giving organization dedicated to stopping the spread of HIV among young people. The Foundation creates and distributes challenging and entertaining HIV-prevention content across MTV channels globally and with third-party broadcasters. Alongside this, the MTV Staying Alive grants program finds and funds young people who are tackling the HIV epidemic in their communities. To date, MTV Staying Alive Foundation has been able to distribute more than $6 million of grants to youth-led organizations globally. Through investing in young leaders, the foundation has facilitated the distribution of over 9.7 million condoms, reached more than 3.8 million young people directly about HIV, and HIV-tested over 270,000 young people in 72 countries. The MTV Staying Alive Foundation is registered as a UK charity and as a 501c3 charitable organization in the United States.

The Goss-Michael Foundation is one of the leading contemporary British art collections in the United States. Founded by George Michael and Kenny Goss in 2007, the collection includes many important artists in contemporary art including, Tracey Emin, Damien Hirst, Sarah Lucas, Marc Quinn and Michael Craig-Martin. In addition to displaying the private collection, The Goss-Michael Foundation supports an Artist-in-Residence program, exhibits select international artists on a rotating basis and works with significant Texas-based artists as part of its (FEATURE) program.

Through generous donations from leading artists and support from local and national philanthropists and sponsors, MTV RE:DEFINE has raised over $12.5m to date.

The eighth annual MTV RE:DEFINE benefit will take place on March 29, 2019 at the Statler Hotel in Dallas, Texas.

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It is with great pleasure that Fondation Beyeler present the works of art for their 2018 Benefit Auction at their Summer Night’s Gala. Once again, these collector’s items have been donated by internationally acclaimed artists, collectors and galleries with whom Fondation Beyeler enjoys a close working relationship. They are joined by some much sought-after Art Editions from the Fondation Beyeler Art Shop.

The benefit auction gives you the opportunity to purchase some very special works of art and at the same time to support Fondation Beyeler’s ambitious program of world-class exhibitions, which affords large numbers of people an unforgettable experience of art.

Thank you for your support. 

Sam Keller

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Auction

Making a bid within the auction will be construed as a binding offer. The bidder remains bound to his bid until it is either outbid or expressly rejected by the auctioneer. All items sold within the framework of the auction are subject to value added tax at the Swiss rate of 7.7%, which will be added to the hammer price (incl. VAT hereinafter referred to as the “Purchase Price”).

Acceptance of Bid

Provided that the bid equals or exceeds the reserve price, the item under the hammer shall be knocked down to the highest bidder (the “Buyer”) in Swiss francs as acknowledged by the auctioneer within the framework of the auction. The fall of the auctioneer’s hammer constitutes a purchase agreement between Beyeler Museum AG and the Buyer.

Passing of Title

The title in the auctioned object passes to the Buyer as soon as the Purchase Price (incl. VAT) has been paid in full and Beyeler Museum AG has matched this payment to the corresponding object.

Payment, Collection and Insurance

The Purchase Price (incl. VAT) may be paid directly in the Art Shop or else by invoice within 7 days. The storage company KRAFT E.L.S. AG will endeavor to contact the Buyer within 7 days of the auction in order to arrange delivery and payment of same. Items purchased at the auction must be delivered or shipped by KRAFT E.L.S. AG within 14 days of the auction and at the Buyer’s own expense. Alternatively, the Buyer may collect his purchased items within 14 days of the auction, by prior appointment and at the Buyer’s own expense, from KRAFT E.L.S. AG, Exhibition Logistics Services, Florenzstrasse 5–9, CH-4142 Münchenstein. Items purchased at the auction may be handed over as soon as the Purchase Price (incl. VAT) has been paid in full and Beyeler Museum AG has matched this payment to the corresponding item. Failure to collect or arrange the delivery of purchased items within 14 days of the auction may result in the Buyer being charged for storage by KRAFT E.L.S. AG. These storage charges will be invoiced directly to the Buyer by KRAFT E.L.S. AG. The auctioned item is insured by Beyeler Museum AG until collection or delivery and at the latest up to October 1, 2018. From October 2, 2018, onwards, insurance cover becomes the responsibility of the Buyer.

Final Provisions

The auction and these Terms and Conditions are governed by Swiss law. All disputes arising out of or in connection with the auction and these Terms and Conditions shall be solely and finally settled by the courts of Basel-Stadt.

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2018 Positive Planet Gala Dinner

14 May, 2018, 10:00pm CEST (Cannes, France)

The Positive Planet Foundation is happy to announce its annual Gala Dinner to be held on May 14, during the Cannes International Film Festival.

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Thanks to your support and generosity during the last edition of the Positive Gala Dinner, they were able to strengthen their impact in West and North Africa, the Middle East and in French priority neighborhoods.

Ever since 1998, Positive Planet has led over 500 initiatives in 35 different countries, trained 1.5 million beneficiaries, and supported 9.5 million children and institutions. Nearly 11 million people have benefited from their support since the beginning of Positive Planet. These numbers help to illustrate how essential our common approach and its positive outcomes are. By helping the most vulnerable, the world is becoming more peaceful, free, and sustainable for us and for future generations.

Positive Planet benefit from the support of committed celebrities such as Robert de Niro, Carole Bouquet, Naomi Campbell, Vincent Cassel, Emmanuelle Béart, Keziah Jones, Rita Ora, Gérard Depardieu, and many more.

This year is special, as Positive Planet will celebrate their 20-year anniversary; on this occasion, they are celebrating women in cinema. International figures from the film industry, the fashion, business, and non-profit world will be attending and committed to the cause. They will be honouring of rewarding Juliette Binoche for her entire life’s work and commitment.

An auction, orchestrated by Simon de Pury, will feature contemporary art pieces along with unique experiences. All proceeds from the evening will be donated to Positive Planet’s programs for women empowerment in Sub-Saharan Africa, Israel and Lebanon. The Positive Planet Foundation has been committed to this issue since its creation.

Thanks to your engagement and generosity, for which Positive Planet are eternally grateful, we have been able to strengthen our impact on the ground in over 35 countries during the last editions of the Positive Gala Dinner.

11 million beneficiaries is a lot, and yet still so little considering the extent of the needs to be met. We need to go further, which can only be done with your trust and support.

Together, let’s make the Positive Cinema Week an illustration of international solidarity with the most vulnerable populations. Let’s continue to work so that most people don’t have to rely on charity to guarantee their children’s and their own future with dignity.

Registration for the 2018 Positive Gala Dinner is now open.

Reservation for one seating: 2,000 €
Reservation for full table: 15,000 €

We are genuinely counting on your presence. Each and every one of us can change the world, let’s change it together.

ViewPositive Planet Benefit Catalogue 2018

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Fashion For Relief

13 May, 2018, 9:00pm CEST (Cannes, France)

Naomi Campbell Fashion For Relief Show In Cannes: Sunday 13th May 2018, Hanger 16, Cannes, France

Naomi Campbell will be hosting this year’s Fashion for Relief charity runway in Cannes at Aéroport Cannes-Mandelieu. The event will be in aid of Save the Children and will take place on Sunday 13th May 2018 during the Cannes Film Festival.

This year (2018) is the 13th year Campbell founded the Fashion for Relief charity. The charity allows Campbell to use her industry influence to support important humanitarian causes such as the fight against Ebola as well as provide relief after disasters such as the Haiti earthquake, Hurricane Katrina and the Japanese earthquake and subsequent tsunami. This year’s proceeds will enable Save the Children to provide life-saving food, shelter and medical treatment to children around the world, including those who have been affected by the conflict in Syria.

Campbell will call upon her model and celebrity friends to join her on the catwalk, where they will be dressed in items donated by some of the world’s most well-regarded fashion houses. Some of these guests include Kate Moss, Kendall Jenner, Leonardo DiCaprio, Bella Hadid, Donatella, Gigi Hadid, Will.I.Am, Heidi Klum and many more. Previous supporters of the charity have included Beyoncé, Justin Bieber, Claudia Schiffer, Jourdan Dunn and James Corden.

The show will precede an auction conducted by Simon de Pury featuring items donated by artists, designers, celebrities and brands.

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HELLO! 30th Birthday Auction

09 May, 2018, 9:00pm BST (Dover Street Market, London)

HELLO! magazine is celebrating its 30th birthday this month with a unique luxury fashion and celebrity experience-led auction.

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Over the past three decades HELLO! has become the ‘magazine of record’, covering the most important royal and show business stories each week and celebrating the weddings, babies and family milestones of some of the world’s best-loved celebrities. At this time of celebration, HELLO! has utilised its glittering contact book to create 17 one-of-a-kind auction lots. 

We are delighted to announce that ALL profits from this special auction will be split between two charities which HELLO! is keen to recognise and support: Sentebale, of which Prince Harry is a founding patron, and 7: The David Beckham UNICEF Fund.

Sentebale: Prince Harry co-founded the charity with Prince Seeiso of Lesotho in 2006 in memory of both their mothers, Diana Princess of Wales and Queen Mamohato Bereng Seeiso. Sentebale – which means “forget-me-not” in Sesotho, the language spoken in Lesotho – provides healthcare and education to some of the most vulnerable children in the southern African country suffering from extreme poverty and the HIV/aids epidemic. “I always wanted to go to an AIDS country to carry on my mother’s legacy,” Prince Harry once vowed. “I don’t want to take over from her because I never will – I don’t think anyone can – but I want to try to carry on and make her proud.”

7: The David Beckham UNICEF Fund: Football legend and father-of-four David Beckham marked his ten years as a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF by launching the 7: The David Beckham UNICEF Fund in February 2015. The charity works around the world, particularly in Indonesia, Nepal, Uganda and El Salvador, with an aim to help children – especially girls – to deal with issues such as bullying, violence, child marriage, missed education and to help them achieve their potential. “I launched my own fund with UNICEF because I wanted to build a safer world for children,” he said. “When you see children walking around barefoot on glass, or those you know have HIV, that’s when it gets difficult because you think, ‘They’re the same age as my son or daughter.’”

Please visit www.hellomagazine.com/hello30

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MTV RE:DEFINE 2018

13 April, 2018, 2:00pm CDT (NorthPark Center, Dallas)

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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.

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Monte-Carlo Gala for the Global Ocean

28 September, 2017, 9:00pm CEST (Monte-Carlo)

On Thursday, September 28th 2017, the inaugural "Monte-Carlo Gala for the Global Ocean" will be held on Terraces of the Opera of Monte-Carlo with proceeds supporting the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation’s initiatives in favour of a sustainable global ocean.

With 11 years of experience worldwide, the Foundation has clearly positioned the Ocean among its top priorities:

• to better understand the environmental dangers our ocean is exposed to,

• tofight against plastic pollution;

• todevelop marine protected areas;

• toconserve endangered species and

• topromote innovative solutions for a sustainable ocean. 

Presided by HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco and hosted by its Global Fundraising Chairman Milutin Gatsby, the inaugural "Monte Carlo Gala for the Global Ocean" will honour Leonardo DiCaprio for his outstanding actions for the preservation of our Planet. Uma Thurman, Goldie Hawn, Andy Garcia, Kevin Spacey, Eva Longoria, Madonna, Joe Pesci, Martin Scorsese, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Tobey Maguire, Enric Sala and Terry Tamminen are the Event Chairs, confirming their commitment to this important cause.

For more information on ticket and table availability event@fpa2.org or +377 98 98 44 11.

AUCTION RULES AND CONDITIONS

1. All bids are binding and cannot be withdrawn.

2. The highest bidder as determined by Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation (FPA) at the close of the auction lot will win the item or service.

3. Every effort has been made to describe auction items accurately, however, all items are sold “as is” and “where is” without warranty or representation of any kind as to accuracy of description, authenticity, value, or fitness for any purpose. By participating in the auction, each bidder recognises and agrees that FPA is not liable for any occurrence stemming from the use of the auctioned items or services. All sales are final, and refunds and exchanges are not allowed.

4. For United States taxpayers, the amount paid for an auction lot which exceeds the fair market value of the item mAy be eligible for a tax deduction. Please address questions regarding tax deductibility with your tax advisor. The estimated fair market value of each lot is available upon request from montecarlogala@aabproductions.com.

5. Successful bidders are expected to make payment arrangements by 5:00 pm (CET) on Friday, October 27, 2017. FPA accepts American Express, MasterCard, Visa, Checks and Money Transfers to any of its international branches.

6. Successful bidders will be responsible for applicable taxes and any out-of-town shipping or delivery costs, even if arranged by FPA, unless otherwise noted.

7. All auctioned items are subject to the terms and conditions stipulated by the donors. Purchases that are subject to future fulfilment, such as travel or entertainment items, depend on the schedules of both the purchaser and the donors of the items. FPA is not responsible if mutually agreeable times and locations cannot be reached.

8. No refund can be given for purchases/packages not fulfilled within one year of purchase or within the time period reflected in each individual auction lot description.

9. FPA reserves the right to not offer for auction any of the items listed.

10. FPA will accept advance bids on all auction items until 12:00 pm (CET) on Thursday, Wednesday 27, 2017. Please email montecarlogala@aabproductions.com if you are interested in placing an advance bid.

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It is with great pleasure that we present to you the Fondation Beyeler’s Summer Night’s Gala 2017. Once again, these collector’s items have been donated by internationally acclaimed artists, collectors and galleries with whom the Fondation Beyeler enjoys a close working relationship. They are joined by some much sought-after Art Editions from the Fondation Beyeler Art Shop.

The benefit auction gives you the opportunity to purchase some very special works of art and at the same time to support the Fondation Beyeler’s ambitious program of world-class exhibitions, which affords large numbers of people an unforgettable experience of art.

Thank you for your support.

Sam Keller

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Auction

Making a bid within the auction will be construed as a binding offer. The bidder remains bound to his bid until it is either outbid or expressly rejected by the auctioneer. All items sold within the framework of the auction are subject to value added tax at the Swiss rate of 8%, which will be added to the hammer price (incl. VAT hereinafter referred to as the “Purchase Price”).

Acceptance of Bid

Provided that the bid equals or exceeds the reserve price, the item under the hammer shall be knocked down to the highest bidder (the “Buyer”) in Swiss francs as acknowledged by the auctioneer within the framework of the auction. The fall of the auctioneer’s hammer constitutes a purchase agreement between Beyeler Museum AG and the Buyer.

Passing of Title

The title in the auctioned object passes to the Buyer as soon as the Purchase Price (incl. VAT) has been paid in full and Beyeler Museum AG has matched this payment to the corresponding object.

Payment, Collection and Insurance

The Purchase Price (incl. VAT) may be paid directly in the Art Shop or else by invoice within 7 days. The storage company KRAFT E.L.S. AG will endeavor to contact the Buyer within 7 days of the auction in order to arrange delivery and payment of same. Items purchased at the auction must be delivered or shipped by KRAFT E.L.S. AG within 14 days of the auction and at the Buyer’s own expense. Alternatively, the Buyer may collect his purchased items within 14 days of the auction, by prior appointment and at the Buyer’s own expense, from KRAFT E.L.S. AG, Exhibition Logistics Services, Florenzstrasse 5–9, CH-4142 Münchenstein. Items purchased at the auction may be handed over as soon as the Purchase Price (incl. VAT) has been paid in full and Beyeler Museum AG has matched this payment to the corresponding item. Failure to collect or arrange the delivery of purchased items within 14 days of the auction may result in the Buyer being charged for storage by KRAFT E.L.S. AG. These storage charges will be invoiced directly to the Buyer by KRAFT E.L.S. AG. The auctioned item is insured by Beyeler Museum AG until collection or delivery and at the latest up to October 2, 2017. From October 3, 2017, onwards, insurance cover becomes the responsibility of the Buyer.

Final Provisions

The auction and these Terms and Conditions are governed by Swiss law. All disputes arising out of or in connection with the auction and these Terms and Conditions shall be solely and finally settled by the courts of Basel-Stadt.

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UNAIDS

12 June, 2017, 8:00pm CEST (Basel, Switzerland)

UNAIDS is pleased to welcome you to its third annual Where History is Made gala. 

Every four minutes, a child is infected with HIV. Without treatment, half of all children living with HIV will die by the age of two and most will die before their fifth birthday. 

Where History is Made is a public–private partnership that focuses on ensuring that all children are born free from HIV, that their mothers have access to life-saving medicines and that all children living with HIV lead healthy lives. The collaboration has helped to raise visibility and new funds for UNAIDS’ work since 2013.

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) leads and inspires the world to achieve its shared vision of zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS–related deaths. UNAIDS unites the efforts of 11 UN organisations – UNHCR, UNICEF, WFP, UNDP, UNFPA, UNODC, UN Women, ILO, UNESCO, WHO and the World Bank – and works closely with global and national partners towards ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030 as part of the Sustainable Development Goals.

www.unaids.org

AUCTION GUIDELINES AND RULES

1. All bids are binding and cannot be withdrawn.

2. Every effort has been made to describe auction items accurately. However, all items are sold "as is" and "where is" without warranty or representation of any kind to its accuracy of description, authenticity, value or fitness for any purpose.

3. By participating in the auction, each bidder recognises and agrees that UNAIDS is not liable for any occurrences stemming from the use of the auctioned items or services. All sales are final. Refunds and exchanges are not allowed. Successful bidders will be responsible for applicable taxes and any shipping or delivery costs, even if arranged by UNAIDS.

4. All auctioned items are subject to the terms and conditions stipulated by the donors. Purchases that are subject to future fulfilment, such as travel and entertainment items, depend on the schedules of both the purchaser and the donors of the items. UNAIDS is not responsible if mutually agreeable times and location cannot be reached. All packages must be fulfilled within one year of purchase or within the time period reflected in each individual lot description.

5. All items have been donated to UNAIDS for the auction. These items are sold by UNAIDS and not by the donors. All contributions to UNAIDS are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.

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Happy Hearts Fund's GRADUATION GALA

07 June, 2017, 2:30pm EDT (1 World Trade Center, New York)

On June 7, 2017 Happy Hearts Fund will celebrate its Graduation Gala with David Foster and other special guests, including the masterful Tony Robbins. 

Founded by Petra Nemcova, Happy Hearts Fund rebuilds safe and resilient schools in areas impacted by natural disasters. We work during the gap period when children are forgotten after emergency response is complete, bringing hope and empowerment to children and their surrounding communities. To date, Happy Hearts Fund has rebuilt 162 schools, serving 99,500 children and impacting 613,000 community members in 10 countries around the world.

Purchase tickets to the event here.

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amfAR Gala Cannes

25 May, 2017, 10:00pm CEST (Cannes, France)

It is one of the world’s most successful benefit events and the most coveted ticket in town during the Cannes International Film Festival. On May 25, 2017 amfAR returns to the fabled Hôtel du Cap for the 24th annual amfAR Gala Cannes. To date, this spectacular, star-studded event has raised more than $190 million for amfAR’s life-saving research programs and has helped keep the fight against AIDS in the global media spotlight.

amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research, is one of the world’s leading non-profit organisations dedicated to the support of AIDS research, HIV prevention, treatment education and advocacy. Since 1985, amfAR has invested more than $480 million in its programs and has awarded more than 3,300 grants to research teams worldwide.

AUCTION RULES AND CONDITIONS

1. amfAR will accept advance bids on all auction items until 12:00 p.m. (CET) Wednesday, May 24, 2017. The live auction will take place during amfAR Gala Cannes startingat 6:00 p.m. (CET)Thursday, May 25, 2017.

2. All bids are binding and cannot be withdrawn.

3. The highest bidder as determined by amfAR at the close of the auction lot will win the item or service.

4. Every effort has been made to describe auction items accurately. However, all items are sold “as is” and “where is” without warranty or representation of any kind as to accuracy of description, authenticity, value, or fitness for any purpose. By participating in the auction, each bidder recognises and agrees that amfAR is not liable for any occurrence stemming from the use of the auctioned items or services. All sales are final - refunds and exchanges are not allowed.

5. Winning bidders should telephone the amfAR Gala Cannes office at +33 4 22 46 01 23 by 5:00 p.m. (CET) Friday, May 26, 2017 and make payment to amfAR by Friday, June 2, 2017. amfAR accepts American Express, MasterCard, Visa and Discover. amfAR will also accept checks made out in USD or wire transfers of funds. amfAR’s permanent office may be reached at +1 212 806 1611.

6. Successful bidders will be responsible for applicable taxes and any out-of-town shipping or delivery costs, even if arranged by amfAR, unless otherwise noted.

7. All auctioned items are subject to the terms and conditions stipulated by the donors. Purchases that are subject to future fulfilment, such as travel or entertainment items, depend on the schedules of both the purchaser and the donors of the items. amfAR is not responsible if mutually agreeable times and locations cannot be reached.

8. No refund can be given for purchases/packages not fulfilled within one year of purchase or within the time period reflected in each individual auction lot description.

9. All items have been acquired by amfAR for the auction. These items are sold by amfAR and not by the donors.

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Naomi Campbell’s Fashion For Relief

21 May, 2017, 9:00pm CEST (Cannes, France)

Naomi Campbell’s Fashion For Relief returns to Cannes on May 21, 2017 with a spectacular fashion event held during the Cannes Film Festival. This year’s event is held at the historical Marché Forville in aid of Save the Children’s Every Last Child campaign. This campaign is aimed to improve the lives of children living in impoverished and conflicted regions around the world.

Fashion For Relief’s goal is to improve the day-to-day lives, to empower and to provide a quality basic health and education to all children affected by war, poverty, discrimination, disability and trauma.

Purchase tickets via events@fashionforrelief.info or click here for regular seats.

The LIVE auction will take place on Sunday, May 21 at 20:30 (CET).

The SILENT auction will remain ONLINE for bidding up until Sunday, March 21 at 14:00 (CET).

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Planned Parenthood 100th Anniversary Gala

02 May, 2017, 5:00pm EDT (New York)

In October 2016, Planned Parenthood turned 100 years strong. Planned Parenthood was founded on the revolutionary idea that women should have the information and care they need to live strong, healthy lives and fulfill their dreams — no ceilings, no limits.

Today, Planned Parenthood is a trusted health care provider, an informed educator, a passionate advocate, and a global partner helping similar organisations around the world. Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of women, men, and young people worldwide.

The art world has shown resounding support for Planned Parenthood, including raising over $2.5 million at the 2015 Choice Works auction, co-chaired by Marilyn Minter, Cindy Sherman, and Laurie Simmons. As a continuation of the Choice Works programming, eight significant artworks will be auctioned off at Planned Parenthood’s 100th Anniversary Gala to help raise contributions for Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Planned Parenthood of New York City.

In advance of the auction, browse lots and place max bids before live bidding begins on May 2nd at 9:00pm ET. When the sale opens, all pre-registered users can participate and watch the bidding unfold in real time. Registration for the live auction will close on May 2nd at 6:00pm ET.

Because the event has received overwhelming response and interest, a silent auction featuring over 40 works by leading artists will launch the day of the gala to help raise additional funds needed to safeguard reproductive rights at this critical time.

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amfAR Gala São Paulo

27 April, 2017, 6:00pm -03 (São Paulo)

amfAR Gala São Paulo
to benefit amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

On April 27, 2017, amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research will present the seventh annual amfAR Gala São Paulo, a star-studded black-tie event featuring a cocktail reception, dinner, awards presentation, live auction, and entertainment.

The 2016 amfAR Gala São Paulo honored fashion impresarios Dean and Dan Caten, beloved Brazilian business owner Carlos Jereissati Filho, and international supermodel and philanthropist Kate Moss and featured performances by Ivete Sangalo and Ricky Martin. Past honorees also include Janet Jackson, Cher, John Demsey, and Pelé.

To date, the amfAR Gala São Paulo has raised over $10.2 million for amfAR’s lifesaving AIDS research programs.

Produced by Josh Wood Productions

HONOREE
Vik Muniz

HOSTS
Dinho Diniz
Felipe Diniz
Kate Moss

SPECIAL GUEST
Katie Holmes

SPECIAL PERFORMANCE BY
Anitta

AUCTIONEER
Simon de Pury

EVENT CHAIRS
Pedro Almodóvar
Malu Barreto
Victoria Beckham
Kenneth Cole
Francisco Costa
Sergio Degese
Milutin Gatsby
Nizan Guanaes and Donata Meirelles
Lewis Hamilton
Nayla Hayek
Carlos Jereissati Filho
Julian Lennon
Marina Morena
Sean Patterson
Catarina Pires
Nara Roesler
Vincent Roberti
Sabrina Sato
Lea T.

VICE CHAIR
Holger Marquardt

DATE
Thursday, April 27, 2017

TIME
8:30 P.M.Cocktail Reception
10:00 P.M.Dinner, Award Presentation, Live Auction, Entertainment

LOCATION
The home of Dinho Diniz
São Paulo, Brazil

TABLES/TICKETS

To purchase tickets and/or tables by mail or fax, please click here.

To purchase tickets and/or tables online, please click here.

CONTACT FOR EVENT INFORMATION OR TICKETS & TABLES INQUIRIES
Danielle Shapiro at +1 (212) 806-1612 or amfarsaopaulo@amfar.org

CONTACT FOR SPONSORSHIP INQUIRIES
Nicole Carlotti at +1 (212) 806-1615 ornicole.carlotti@amfar.org

CONTACT FOR PRESS INQUIRIES
Bennah Serfaty at +1 (212) 806-1607 orbennah.serfaty@amfar.org

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New Museum 40th Anniversary Gala Auction

04 April, 2017, 5:00pm EDT (New York)

The New Museum is the only museum in New York City exclusively devoted to contemporary art.

Founded in 1977, the New Museum is a center for exhibitions, information, and documentation about living artists from around the world.

From its beginnings as a one-room office on Hudson Street to the inauguration of its first freestanding building on the Bowery designed by SANAA in 2007, the New Museum continues to be a place of experimentation and a hub of new art and new ideas.

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Human Rights Watch - Voices for Justice

29 March, 2017, 9:00pm CEST (Brussels)

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Human Rights Watch Annual Dinner

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Voices for Justice

Honoring those who speak out where there is silence.

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For over 35 years, Human Rights Watch has been at the forefront of the international human rights movement, investigating human rights abuses and exposing the truth in order to bring about deep-rooted change. Please join us as we celebrate some of the most important human rights achievements of the past year.

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Protecting Rights, Saving Lives

Human Rights Watch defends the rights of people in 90 countries worldwide, spotlighting abuses and bringing perpetrators to justice

https://www.hrw.org/join-us/voices-for-justice

Proceeds from the auction will support Human Rights Watch’s vital work to protect people around the world. 


AUCTION

We are delighted to present the Human Rights Watch Brussels auction which includes exceptional items to be sold at auction during the Voices for Justice Human Rights Watch Annual Dinner on March 29, 2017.

The auction will be graciously conducted by Mr Simon de Pury. Proceeds from the auction will support Human Rights Watch’s vital work to protect people around the world.

We sincerely thank you in advance for your participation and generosity.

Traditional bidding, the lot will go to the highest bid during the Live auction.

Please note that the market value of the lot is not tax- deductible.

Donation: Your voluntarily donation is tax-deductible through the Friends of the Human Rights Watch at the King Baudouin Foundation, which accepts contributions on behalf of Human Rights Watch.

The bids are fully tax-deductible through the Friends of the Human Rights Watch Fund at the King Baudouin Foundation,which accepts contributions on behalf of Human Rights Watch.

Some selected auction items are available online atwww.de-pury.com. 




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Anthology Film Archives Benefit and Auction

02 March, 2017, 3:00pm EST (Capitale, 130 Bowery)

On March 2, Anthology Film Archives, one of the world’s largest and most important repositories of avant-garde film and a New York cultural and architectural landmark, will hold an unparalleled art auction. Join VIP guests from the worlds of art and cinema as we congregate to benefit the art of Cinema! This special evening will raise funds to build the much-awaited Heaven and Earth Library and Café.

Purchase tickets to the event here.

The LIVE auction will take place on March 2nd at 20:00 EST.

The SILENT auction will remain ONLINE for bidding up until March 7th at 14:00 EST.

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FIRENZE4EVER LUISAVIAROMA

09 January, 2017, 8:00pm CET (FLORENCE)

CHARITY ART AUCTION GALA DINNER

FASHION & ART. UNITED FOR HAITI 

For the first time Firenze4Ever, LUISAVIAROMA’s signature international event, will be focused on contemporary art. LUISAVIAROMA, the luxury e-commerce has a long history of supporting emerging and renowned artists through various initiatives worldwide.

In occasion of the 14th edition of Firenze4Ever, the inaugural gala dinner will be followed by an art auction. During the evening, esteemed auctioneer Simon de Pury will auction art works from internationally renowned artists.

All proceeds from the gala dinner and auction will go to the Andrea Bocelli Foundation for the rebuilding of schools in Haiti, devastated by Hurricane Matthew in 2016.

Art project managed and curated by Fernanda Hernandez Franco: f.hernandez@luisaviaroma.com

https://www.luisaviaroma.com/diary?filters=art

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On December 12, 2016 one-of-a-kind pieces from Jasper Morrison’s Cork Collection donated by VITRA and reimagined by France’s leading creatives will be auctioned at Hôtel de L’Industrie, Paris. The auction will raise funds for La Source, an educational and social action group created in the 1990's by French artist and painter Gérard Garouste. La Source helps underprivileged young people achieve personal development through artistic expression.

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Swizz Beatz x Bacardi Present "No Commission: London"

08 December, 2016, 7:00pm GMT (London)

"No Commission: London" is an experiential platform for art and music taking place on December 8–10, 2016 in Southwark Arches. The art fair is curated by The Dean Collection - founded by Kasseem "Swizz Beatz" Dean - with the aim to illustrate the journey of art from street to studio as well as to forge direct link between artists and art patrons. 100% of sales proceeds will go to artists, who are given their exhibition space for free. This experience is realised through a partnership between Bacardi, Swizz Beatz and The Dean Collection in their continued support of cultural visionaries around the world.

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It will be World AIDS Day on December 1, a day we come together to remember the lives that have been lost to this disease and to remind the world that AIDS is still taking millions of lives each year - millions of lives that can be saved. This fundraising auction coincides with an exhibition of modernist photography that Elton John has been collecting passionately over the past 25 years.

"The Radical Eye: Modernist Photography from the Sir Elton John Collection" will be the first ever exhibition of photography and will include rare vintage prints from more than sixty artists, including seminal figures such as Man Ray, André Kertész, Berenice Abbott, Alexandr Rodchenko and Edward Steichen. Many of you may know about Elton's passion for photography so this is an amazing opportunity to experience the pleasure of some of the most important works in his collection whilst contributing to one of his other great ambitions: creating an AIDS-free future.

100% of income will go to creating an AIDS-free future through the Elton John AIDS Foundation (UK-registered charity № 1017336) and international friends of the Elton John AIDS Foundation UK (US non-profit corporation) with thanks to our auctioneer Simon de Pury.

AUCTION CONDITIONS

1. All auction lots are non-transferable without prior consent of the Elton John AIDS Foundation.
2. If your bid is successful, full payment will be required by return.
3. The delivery outside of London and installation of artwork are at the auction winner’s expense.
4. Artworks will be available for collection at the Elton John AIDS Foundation's office at 1 Blythe Road, London W14 0HG.

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Swiss Institute Contemporary Art Benefit Auction 2016

10 November, 2016, 2:00pm EST (New York)

Swiss Institute will host its 30th Anniversary Benefit Dinner & Auction on Thursday, November 10th at the Williamsburgh Savings Bank. In its biggest fundraiser to date, Swiss Institute celebrates the promotion of forward-thinking and experimental art making since 1986. All proceeds of the event will go directly towards supporting innovative exhibitions and programs. 

Purchase tickets to the event here.

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Die FREUNDE HAUS DER KUNST eröffnen die von Okwui Enwezor konzipierte und kuratierte Ausstellung "Postwar: Kunst zwischen Pazifik und Atlantik, 1945-1965" mit einer festlichen Gala am Mittwoch, den 12. Oktober 2016, im HAUS DER KUNST (München).

Es wird eine live und eine silent Auktion geben, deren gesamter Erlös der Ausstellung zugute kommt.

FREUNDE HAUS DER KUNST open the exhibition “Postwar: Art between the Pacific and the Atlantic, 1945-1965”, conceptualised and curated by Okwui Enwezor, with a festive gala on Wednesday, 12th of October 2016 at HAUS DER KUNST (Munich).

The evening will comprise of a live and silent auction with all proceeds supporting this exhibition program.

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INTRODUCTION

On September 17 Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari will orchestrate the annual Summer Night's Gala at the Fondation Beyeler with their project Toiletpaper.

The evening will comprise a live auction, which I will have the pleasure to conduct, as well as a silent auction.

The proceeds will benefit the exhibition program of the Fondation Beyeler.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS FONDATION BEYELER

Auction

Making a bid within the auction will be construed as a binding offer. The bidder remains bound to his bid until it is either outbid or expressly rejected by the auctioneer. All items sold within the framework of the auction are subject to value added tax at the Swiss rate of 8%, which will be added to the hammer price (incl. VAT hereinafter referred to as the “Purchase Price”).

Acceptance of Bid

Provided that the bid equals or exceeds the reserve price, the item under the hammer shall be knocked down to the highest bidder (the “Buyer”) in Swiss francs as acknowledged by the auctioneer within the framework of the auction. The fall of the auctioneer’s hammer constitutes a purchase agreement between Beyeler Museum AG and the Buyer.

Passing of Title

The title in the auctioned object passes to the Buyer as soon as the Purchase Price (incl. VAT) has been paid in full and Beyeler Museum AG has matched this payment to the corresponding object.

Payment, Collection and Insurance

The Purchase Price (incl. VAT) may be paid directly in the Art Shop or else by invoice within 7 days. The storage company KRAFT E.L.S. AG will endeavor to contact the Buyer within 7 days of the auction in order to arrange delivery and payment of same. Items purchased at the auction must be delivered or shipped by KRAFT E.L.S. AG within 14 days of the auction and at the Buyer’s own expense. Alternatively, the Buyer may collect his purchased items within 14 days of the auction, by prior appointment and at the Buyer’s own expense, from KRAFT E.L.S. AG, Exhibition Logistics Services, Florenzstrasse 5–9, CH-4142 Münchenstein. Items purchased at the auction may be handed over as soon as the Purchase Price (incl. VAT) has been paid in full and Beyeler Museum AG has matched this payment to the corresponding item. Failure to collect or arrange the delivery of purchased items within 14 days of the auction may result in the Buyer being charged for storage by KRAFT E.L.S. AG. These storage charges will be invoiced directly to the Buyer by KRAFT E.L.S. AG. The auctioned item is insured by Beyeler Museum AG until collection or delivery and at the latest up to October 2, 2016. From October 3, 2016, onwards, insurance cover becomes the responsibility of the Buyer.

Final Provisions

The auction and these Terms and Conditions are governed by Swiss law. All disputes arising out of or in connection with the auction and these Terms and Conditions shall be solely and finally settled by the courts of Basel-Stadt.

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Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Gala Auction 2016

20 July, 2016, 8:00pm CEST (Saint-Tropez, France)

Simon de Pury

It’s a pleasure to welcome you to the third Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation St. Tropez Gala. Chaired by the formidable Milutin Gatsby, the foundation has put together an exceptional event with top artworks curated by Lisa Schiff and unique experiences donated from people around the world.

Lisa Schiff has been doing an invaluable job in helping to secure very strong artworks and Andy Boose will be the expert producer of this stellar event.

Download auction booklet

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation

Founded in 1998, the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation is dedicated to the long-term health and wellbeing of all Earth’s inhabitants. Through collaborative partnerships we support innovative projects that build climate resiliency, protect vulnerable wildlife from extinction, and restore balance to threatened ecosystems and communities.

LDF is currently underway supporting and funding more than 112 cutting-edge projects that directly address our climate crisis while protecting threatened ecosystems, endangered wildlife and indigenous communities in 48 countries and all 5 oceans.

Significant progress has been made in just the past year. The Foundation expanded our efforts to protect ocean ecosystems from destructive, rampant overfishing, to defend enormous swaths of rainforest against logging, to protect gorillas, elephants and black rhinos in Africa, to empower local indigenous tribes in the Amazon to protect their lands and rights, and to save wild tigers and snow leopards in Asia. Working hand in hand with our partners, local communities and leaders around the globe, we are making a difference.

We are extremely proud of all that we have achieved, but the threat facing our planet remains enormous – and time is quickly running out. The next several years are critical. We can move our planet in the right direction, but there is a lot of work to be done.

Charitable auctions like this one help us generate the funds necessary to empower our partners on the ground around the world. We are excited to share this amazing collection of artwork, unique items, and incredible experiences that have been so generously donated to our effort this year. All the funds raised through this effort will help us turn the tide in the battle to protect our beautiful planet.

The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation is a component fund of California Community Foundation, a registered 501 (c)(3) US organization. Gifts may be eligible for a tax deduction, please consult your tax advisor.

Thank you.

leonardodicaprio.org

SFA Art Advisory

Schiff Fine Art (SFA) is a full service art advisory that specializes in modern and contemporary art. SFA clients include individuals, corporations, foundations, and institutions on a global scale. SFA works with clients to build and manage collections and foundations, with a desire to meet their unique needs, objectively and with discretion. SFA develops new initiatives in the realm of contemporary art programming including live events, large-scale exhibitions, and strategic partnerships. SFA realizes all aspects of a curatorial and advisory project from inception to installation inclusive of research, selection process, project management, production, and presentation. SFA has offices in New York, Portland, Los Angeles, and London.

sfa-artadvisory.com

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