Here is news on an celebration honoring some great individuals and a great organization. Congratulation on the Bronx Museums 40th anniversary.
TUESDAY, MARCH 27, 2012
6:30 - 7:30pm
Cocktails and Silent Auction
7:30 - 9:30pm
Dinner, Silent and Live Auction
Online sale supported by Paddle8
with Special Performance by
The Dave Valentin Quintet
10 Debrosses Street
btw Greenwich & Hudson Streets
New York City
Choreographer, Actor and Writer
Vice President of Development and External Affairs at Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center
Construction Management Firm
SCIAME CONSTRUCTION COMPANY
Bronx-born gallerist Bonni Benrubi is a leader in 20th Century and contemporary photography. Benrubi has worked alongside some of the most important pioneering figures in the contemporary and vintage photography market and maintains a strong commitment to establishing and expanding the careers of her artists.
Visual artist Willie Cole’s work has long been known for its use of discarded materials to transform and transcend everyday domestic objects or reference historical events and people. Cole’s work is held in the permanent collections of such notable museums as The Bronx Museum of the Arts; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Museum of Modern Art, New York; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; and The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, among others.
Bronx-born Darrin Henson is an actor, dancer, choreographer, philanthropist and producer. He is well known for his choreography, collaborating with major players in the music industry. Henson has also starred as an actor in film and television and recently published his semibiographical book of poetry, titledIntimate Thoughts.
Daniel Libeskind is an international architect and designer with a worldwide practice spanning museums and concert halls to convention centers, universities, hotels, shopping centers, and residential projects. Libeskind’s commitment to expanding the scope of architecture reflects his profound interest and involvement in philosophy, art, literature and music. Libeskind teaches and lectures at universities across the world and resides in New York City.
Robert Sancho is the Vice President of Development and External Affairs at Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center. Born and raised in the South Bronx, Sancho has dedicated nearly 30 years of service at Bronx Lebanon Hospital, the largest not-for-profit care system for South and Central Bronx. During his tenure, Sancho has been an important catalyst in fundraising and working to empower the people of his community.
SCIAME CONSTRUCTION COMPANY
Construction management firm Sciame Construction Co., founded by Frank Sciame, has become the builder of choice for highly designed and technically sophisticated projects including the Bronx Public Library; the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Restoration, and The New Museum of Contemporary Art among others. Priding itself on its commitment to cost effectively and creatively preserve design intent and to deliver the highest standards of workmanship, the phrase "Where Building is an Art" has become the trademark of the Sciame.
AUCTION FEATURING WORKS BY
Joshua Abelow, After Andy Warhol, Charlie Ahearn, Gema Álava, Grimanesa Amoros, Ida Applebroog, Kenseth Armstead, Alexandre Arrechea, Sebastiaan Bremer, Henry Chalfant, Christo, Amanda Church, Lisa Corinne Davis, Jane L. Dickson, Rochelle Feinstein, Gardener Andre Feliciano, Maureen Gallace, Maria Elena González, Sara Greenberger Rafferty, Hampton Briggs Antiques, The Keith Haring Foundation, Skowman Hastanan, Thomas Hirschhorn, Sabin Howard, Tehching Hsieh, Alfredo Jaar, Jayson Keeling, Byron Kim, Whitfield Lovell, Sofia Maldonado, Armando Mariño, Carrie Moyer, Jim Napierala, Paul Pfeiffer, Liliana Porter, Wilfredo Prieto, Jon D. Rappleye, Judy Ross, Emilio Sanchez, Joseph Scanlan, Jamel Shabazz, Xaviera Simmons, Coreen Simpson, Billy Sullivan, Jorge Tacla, Lawrence Weiner, Madeline Weinrib, Saya Woodfalk.
Carolyn Alexander, Rae Alexander-Minter*, Sigmund Balka*, Sue and Joseph Berland, Laura Blanco* and Robert F. Shainheit, Linda Blumberg*, Elliot Brownstein*, Deborah Buck, Victoria Cabanos*, Valerie Capers*, Beth Coplan Kaufman, Ruth Corn Roth*, Anne Delaney, Delbia Do Fragrances, Alessandra DiGiusto*, Tony Feher, Zoe Feigenbaum, Lea Freid, Jean Golden, Salvatore Gogliormella*, Francis Greenberger, Marilyn Greene*, Mercedes Menocal Gregoire, Steve Henry, Julia P. and Horacio Jose Herzberg, Susan Hinko, Joyce Hogi*, Rachel Hovnanian, Jeanna Hussey*, Steve Kasher, Nicolas Kilner, Michael Klein, Nicole Klagsbrun, Joan Krevlin*, Juanita Lanzo and John Ahearn, Daniel Lerner and Kristin Bebelaar, Cheryline Lewis, The Lewis-Feigenbaum Charitable Trust, Mary Beth Mandanas*, Diane and Adam Max, Cormac McEnery*, Jennifer McSweeney, John L. Moore and Jane Farver, Robert Murphy*, Nathan Newman*, Ifeoma Okoronkwo Aitkenhead*, James Patterson, Robert Perez, Penny Pilkington, Jonathan Plotkin*, Nancy Portnoy, Helen Portugal, R. Douglass Rice*, Tim Rollins*, Joseph M. Rose*, Lisa Roumell, Stephen Satovsky, Don Savelson*, Manon Slome*, Joshua Stein*, Stephan Stoyanov, Suzanne Sunshine*, Lybess Sweezy, Edward Ubell, Rachel Uffner, Lawrence Weiner, Madeline Weinrib, Alice Zoloto-Kosmin*.