Auction: C Magazine Auction 2012

This coming Wednesday evening, C The Visual Arts Foundation, publisher of C Magazine, will host its 8th annual auction of Contemporary Art. This fundraiser to support the magazine will feature works donated by 60 of Canada’s most interesting contemporary artists. Perry Tung, the auctioneer of Bonhams Canada, will lead the exciting evening’s main event, taking place on April 11th at the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA). Proceeds raised will support C Magazine operations and programming for the coming year and all participating artists will receive a portion of sales.

On February 29th, members of The Ministry visited Bonhams Canada for a special preview of the works in the auction. C Magazine Editor, Amish Morrell, and Perry Tung of Bonhams, hosted an evening discussion about the important work the foundation does, the works in the exhibition, and how contemporary art auctions work.

The catalog for the auction can be found here.

More information about artists participating in the exhibition and how to buy tickets can be found by reading on. –>

Artists who have generously donated works to the auction include: Lois Andison, Karen Azoulay, Jo-Anne Balcaen, Daniel Barrow, Katie Bethune-Leamen, Julie Beugin, Diane Borsato, Peter Bowyer, Mat Brown, Bill Burns, Ian Carr-Harris, CN Tower Liquidation, Miles Collyer, Michel Daigneault, Jason de Haan, Dexter Sinister, Brian Donnelly, Brendan Flanagan, Will Gill, Jessica Groome, Kym Greeley, Lee Henderson, Robert Hengeveld, Megan Hepburn, Clive Holden, Jeremy Jansen, Laurie Kang, Alex Kisilevich, Anthony Koutras, Karen Kraven, Anda Kubis, Tiziana La Melia, Kristiina Lahde, Yvonne Lammerich, Maryse Larivière, An Te Liu, Wednesday Lupypciw, Logan MacDonald, Guy Maddin, Sean Martindale, Niall McClelland, John McLachlin, Erica Mendritzki, John Monteith, Andrea Mortson, Tibi Tibi Neuspiel, Ryan Park, Roula Partheniou, Sandy Plotnikoff, Geoffrey Pugen, Jaclyn Quaresma, Jon Sasaki, Jennifer Sciarrino, Charles Stankievech, Aislinn Thomas, Josh Thorpe, Erin Thurlow, Jim Verburg, Goody-B. Wiseman, Laurel Woodcock, Daniel Young & Ch ristian Giroux and Balint Zsako.

C Magazine is an international contemporary art quarterly that publishes critical essays, interviews, artist projects and reviews. Based in Toronto, with contributors from around the world, C keeps its readers informed of significant ideas and trends in contemporary art and culture. C Magazine is published by C The Visual Arts Foundation, a registered charitable organization established to present ideas, advance education and document contemporary visual art and culture. Donations can be made at charitable no 88643 1162 RR0001.

Tickets & Information

Wednesday April 11, 2012
Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA)
952 Queen Street West, Toronto M6J 1G8

Preview 6:00 pm, Live Auction 7:00 pm
Individual Ticket $75, Patron Group $750

Purchase tickets at the door or in advance:
> Online by credit card at
> Download the Advance Ticket Fax/Email Form

Advance ticket holders will receive CCard, a special limited edition created for the event by Sandy Plotnikoff.

View the Preview Catalogue online at

For assistance or information contact Kate Monro

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