March 6, 2013
14th Annual Art Papers Art Auction
Cocktails and Connoisseurship
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It was a weekend of art when Art Papers hosted its annual Art Auction and Art Preview Party at Mason Murer Fine Art.
Art Papers Director Saskia Benjamin played host
Mason Murer Fine Art
Several thousand Atlanta art lovers and artists made their way to Mason Murer Fine Art to admire and bid on works from more than 250 famed and emerging artists like Jiha Moon, Scott Ingram, Alex Brewer, Jennie C. Jones and Harriet Leibowitz. The event was hosted by prestigious, Atlanta-based, international arts journal Art Papers. Guests also enjoyed live jazz from Terry Harper Jazz Ensemble; a DJ; and hors d’oeuvres from U Restaurants (Sotto Sotto, Fritti and Escorpion), Article 14, Olmsted, Campagnolo Restaurant + Bar and PEASANT bistro. Guest sipped beverages from SweetWater Brewing Company, Red Bull, Cupcake Vineyards and Cupcake Vodka, Finlandia, Gentleman Jack, and Woodford Reserve, while inspecting works by regional and internationally acclaimed artists.
Among the crowd of arts cognoscenti: Gallerist Fay Gold, Suzanne Shaw, Riccardo Ullio, Liz Lapidus, Shane Robuck, Sallie Johnston, Mark Edge, Palmer Stratton, gallerist Alan Avery, Holli Hines Easton, Felicia Feaster, Cinque Hicks, and artists Marianne Lambert, Sarah Emerson, Daniel Biddy, and Micah and Whitney Stansell, to name a few.
Art Papers graciously thanks sponsors Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Shearman & Sterling LLP, Charles Schwab and Thompson Hine LLP for their vital support. Art Papers also appreciates the in-kind sponsorship of Primerica; Navis Pack & Ship; Get This! Gallery; Frame Shop at Binders; Red Bull, North America, U Restaurants; AM 1690; Sunrise Bank; Mason Murer Fine Art; PennHouse Productions and SweetWater Brewing Company.
All event proceeds support Art Papers’ programs including the award-winning Art Papers magazine, Art Paper Live! and exciting new technology and educational initiatives. For more info visit: www.artpapers.org
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