Help the NY Center for Book Arts celebrate their 35th anniversary by bidding on any of the extraordinary works of art up for auction today. You can view the items up for auction here. Bids will be accepted by phone. Lots to see and this is a great way to participate in this celebration—even if you can’t be in New York this evening!
Above: A sample of what’s up for auction: Blanka Amezkua’s “Flor de la Muerte,” 2009. Recycled comic book, acetone, nail markings. 5 × 5 ½”. Value: US$300. Current bid (as of 10:10 PST): US $130. minimum $10 increments. NOTE: framing sur-charge added to winning bid is: n/a. Please call (212) 481-0295 to place a bid. Absentee bids accepted through Tuesday, April 6th, 2010.
— Paul Razzell