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. –>

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Recap: Access: C Magazine Auction Tour 2012

This past Wednesday, members of the Ministry were invited to a private viewing and presentation at the showroom of Bonhams Canada. Perry Tung, the auction house’s auctioneer, welcomed members to view the works available in the upcoming C Magazine Auction. Over 50 pieces by notable local and international contemporary artists will be auctioned off on Wednesday, April 11 at the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art in support of the publication and programming of the magazine.

See more photos from the event after the jump.

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