2022 Fundraising Auction

Works by acclaimed artists Paul Mpagi Sepuya, Buzz Spector, Béatrice Coron, Kumi Korf, and Candace Hicks will be available during our live auction at the Center for Book Arts Trustees’ Dinner on October 24th.

Proceeds from the auction directly benefit CBA’s programming including workshops with pay-what-you-can pricing; exhibitions; collections; opportunities for artists, writers, and scholars; and more. 

Special thanks to our auctioneer for the evening, Christina Geiger, Director of Rare Books and Manuscripts at Christie’s Auction House.

Please direct any questions to elsbeth@centerforbookarts.org.

Auction Items

Rendez Vous
Béatrice Coron, 2019
Papercutting, Tyvek, handmade
12 x 16 in.
Edition 4/4
Est. Value: $1,200
Starting Bid: $900

Common Threads: Volume 120
Candace Hicks, 2020
Fabric and embroidery
7 x 9 x 1 in.
Est. Value: $1,600
Starting Bid: $1,200

Too Much, Too Little
Kumi Korf, 2020
20 x 36 in.
Est. Value: $1,950
Starting Bid: $1,450

Mirror Study (0X5A7385)
Paul Mpagi Sepuya, 2018
Archival pigment print
10 x 13 in.
Edition of 5
Est. Value: $4,500
Starting Bid: $3,375

Effaced Nabokov
Buzz Spector, 2015
Altered found book
9.5 × 6.5 × 1.75 in.
Edition 1/5
Est. Value: $8,000
Starting Bid: $6,000

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