Guggenheim Museum Hosts International Gala on Nov 10

The Guggenheim Museum will host the annual Guggenheim International Gala on Thursday, November 10, at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, in celebration of the exhibition Maurizio Cattelan: All. Cocktails begin at 7 pm on the rotunda floor. Dinner is at 8 pm followed by an after-party with the premiere of a unique musical performance by MGMT.

Chairs of the event include Maria Baibakova, Alberto Mugrabi, Amy Phelan, Kara Ross, and Jennifer Blei Stockman.

In association with the Guggenheim International Gala, a benefit auction will be held on the evening of Monday, November 7, at Phillips de Pury & Company, 450 Park Avenue, New York, immediately preceding the Contemporary Art Part I sale. Works to be auctioned include pieces by Cai Guo-Qiang, Maurizio Cattelan, George Condo, Hans-Peter Feldmann, Subodh Gupta, Jenny Holzer, Idris Khan, Bharti Kher, Lee Bul, Lee Ufan, Nate Lowman, Adam McEwen, Richard Phillips, Rob Pruitt, Sterling Ruby, Doris Salcedo, Richard Serra, Francesco Vezzoli, Lawrence Weiner, and Haegue Yang.

Funds raised from the gala and auction will support the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation.


Date: Thursday, November 10, 2011

Time: 7pm: Cocktails on the rotunda floor
8pm: Dinner in the rotunda galleries
9:30pm: After-party with a unique musical performance by

Place: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 5th Avenue at 89th Street, New York

For information on gala tickets or the auction, contact Maela Jones at [email protected]

Tickets to the after-party with a unique musical performance by MGMT will go on sale Thursday, October 13, for Guggenheim Museum members and Friday, October 14, for the general public and will be available at Tickets to the after-party are $150 for members and $200 for nonmembers.

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