“Flood the Art Market” – Hurricane Sandy Benefit & Silent auctionby scott on Jan 30, 2013 • 1:24 pm No Comments
[Monday night 1.28] MimoZine was on location at the Cristin Tierney Gallery in NYC to catch some of the fund-& hair-raising action for the “Flood the Art Market” Silent Auction to benefit artists affected by Hurricane Sandy.
Hosted by the Beastie Boys‘ Ad-Rock and Designer Hally McGehean, and emcee’ed by our own Super Sucklord who produced a super-limited Hulk Chris Christie figure (more on that below) just for the night. A great time and some amazing art was had by all.
The night started at Sucklord’s Chinatown studio, where the Chris Christie figures were on full display.
On to the show!
Let the fun (& silent bidding) begin!
The bidding got intense.
It was like real-world Ebay.
There were tons of great limited edition photos including many music and graffiti prints.
Stars collide. Ad-Rock and Sucklord having fun and raisin’ funds.
Who’s Sucklord chatting up? Could it be the guest judge/graffiti legend from on his final “Work of Art” episode. Obviously there are no hard feelings.
In the words of the Super Sucklord: “Let’s get this raffle shit started”
Who’s the lucky winner??
Super excited raffle-helper in an awesome dress.
Next up a custom “Built by Wendy” Skate Board!
Finally the piece du resistance, Sucklord’s Hulk Christie. The crowd hushes to hear the lucky number. Mary Papers & her lover/sidekick Yoshi Papers were in attendance! (far left)
Luck be a Hulkie tonight. We Won! Christie Hulk smash.
Hally McGehean & Sucklord. The fabulous Emcees if you please.
We’d like to thank the “Flood the Art Market” organizers and everyone who came out. A great night was had by all and some serious coin was raised by and for the artists directly effected by Super-Storm Sandy. Hopefully we won’t need this kind of thing next year but it was pretty inspiring to see so many talents artists come together when needed. What other causes could the creative community help with in the future? Let us know in the comments below.