Galas & Events | Visual Art

After Party & Auction Closing (9pm)

Wed, May 30, 2018
  • 9PM

Pioneer Works / 159 Pioneer St
Red Hook / Brooklyn

Bidding closes at 11:00pm. For all Gala inquiries, please contact BAM Patron Services at 718.636.4182 or  
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Wednesday May 30, 2018
Performances no longer available.
Part of BAM Gala 2018

Join us to celebrate the close of the 2018 BAM Art Auction at our annual gala after party hosted by the BAM Young Producers, featuring artist installations, refreshments, and a special performance by the musical guest Yeasayer. Proceeds from artworks sold in this year’s auction will help to honor Joseph V. Melillo, for his thirty-six years of pioneering artist leadership at BAM.

DJ sets by:
Working Women

Performance by:
Hosted by the BAM Young Producers
With food and open bar

Auction Co-Chairs & BAM Trustees:
Tony Bechara & Mark Diker

Honorary Artist Chair:
Diana Al-Hadid

Attire: Festive

Proceeds benefit BAM.

Auction dates:
May 16 – 30 | Live on
May 16 – 27 | Artwork on view by appointment only, contact
May 30 | Artworks on view at the gala dinner, bidding ends at 11pm.

Featured artists:
David Adamo, Nick Aguayo, Diane Arbus, Arman, Michael Assiff, Davide Balliano, Katherine Bradford, Kadar Brock, Ellen Carey, Alberto Casais, Rebecca Chamberlain, Matthew Chambers, Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Joshua Citarella, Lauren Clay, Julie Curtiss, Mira Dancy, Christopher Davison, James English Leary, Ryan Estep, Amir H. Fallah, Max Frintrop, Joe Fyfe, Alicia Gibson, Elizabeth Glaessner, Guy Goodwin, Jesse Greenberg, Sara Greenberger Rafferty, Peter Halley*, Michael Hambouz, Van Hanos, Daniel Heidkamp, Adam Helms, Naotaka Hiro, Candida Höfer, Elizabeth Huey, Anthony Iacono, Samuel Jablon, Bill Jensen, Jasper Johns, Maira Kalman, Shirley Kaneda, Alex Katz, Caitlin Keogh, Lucy Kim, James Krone, Shawn Kuruneru, Emily Noelle Lambert, Guy Laramée, Louise Lawler, Simon Lee, Markus Linnenbrink, Olivia Locher, Larissa Lockshin, Sheila Metzner, Jay Miriam, Rebecca Morgan, John Morning, Shinji Murakami, Elizabeth Neel, Barbara Nessim, John Newman, Liz Nielsen, Erin O’Keefe, Dennis Oppenheim, Brent Owens, Sarah Peters, Elizabeth Peyton, Elaine Reichek, Walter Robinson, Tom Sachs, Ryan Conrad Sawyer, Kenny Scharf, Richard Serra, Arlene Shechet, Cindy Sherman, Alyson Shotz, Lui Shtini, Xaviera Simmons, Mary Simpson, Sylvia Sleigh, Kiki Smith, Gail Stoicheff, Kianja Strobert, Do Ho Suh, Swoon, Patricia Treib, Rosemarie Trockel*, Panos Tsagaris, Bernar Venet, Kara Walker, Leslie Wayne, James Welling, Summer Wheat, Terry Winters, Quay Quinn Wolf, Russell Young, Rachel Monosov & Admire Kamudzengerere

Information as of 5/7 *Private sale

Auction Committee:
Katherine Aungier, REGINA REX; Jayne H. Baum, JHB Gallery; Katie Brennan, Brennan & Griffin; Dan Cameron; Allison Cooper, Rachel Uffner Gallery; Elizabeth Denny, Denny Gallery; Brian Faucette, Derek Eller Gallery; Erin Goldberger, Half Gallery; Kathy Grayson, The Hole; Ben Hartley, Emily Havens, Patton Hindle, Kickstarter / yours mine & ours; Ambre Kelly, SPRING /BREAK Art Show; Jennie Lamensdorf, Time Equities Inc, Art-In-Buildings; Jacob L. Lewis, Jacob Lewis Gallery; Lauren Marinaro, Marinaro Gallery; Lizanne Merrill; Chris Rawson, Rawson Projects; Julie Saul, Julie Saul Gallery; Rachel Smith, Benrubi Gallery; RJ Supa, yours mine & ours; Catinca Tabacaru, Catinca Tabacaru Gallery; Hadley Vogel, East Hampton Shed; Christine Wächter-Campbell, Winston Wächter Fine Art, Max Warsh, New Art Dealers Alliance; Nicole Will, Will Art Advisory

BAM Young Producers Leadership Committee:
Kyle Abraham, Katie Barthmaier, Natasha Chefer, Josh Cohen, Cory Cruser, Liz Denys, Nathaniel Felsher, Anna Harb, Paul Hyun, Gabriel Kahane, Sasha Kipka, Kameron Kordestani, Andy Lupin, Rashaun Mitchell, Stephen Palmese, Carolyn Pride, Marcel Przymusinski, Silas Riener, Samuel Usdan, Iva Vukina

evening partner: rag & bone new york
Auction partner: Paddle 8
gin kindly provided by: brooklyn gin
Auction Live on Paddle8 

If you would like to view a work by appointment, please contact Alli Arnold at

BAM Gala 2018
Getting to the BAM Gala 2018
Getting to the BAM Gala 2018

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