ICA London to Auction Anniversary Exhibition

299,792,458 m/s (2004) courtesy artist Cerith Wyn Evans

August 20, 2008. Crowning the London Institute of Contemporary Art’s 60th anniversary celebrations, 36 artworks donated by post-war and contemporary artists or their estates will be on auction at Sotheby’s October 17th and 20th. From painting and sculpture to photographs, moving images, and works on paper, the preceding exhibition and auction will include art by the likes of Nan Goldin, Jenny Holzer, Barbara Kruger, Damien Hirst, Peter Blake, Mark Wallinger and Yoko Ono. The money raised on both nights of the event will go towards the support of the museum’s new commissions and educational programming. ica.org.uk, sothebys.com

Untitled (Belief + Doubt = Sanity) courtesy artist Barbara Kruger

Beautiful Jaggy Snake Charity Painting (2007) by Damien
Hirst, Photo by Prudence Cuming Associates

DOMAIN LXIV (2008) by Antony Gormley, Photo by Stephen
White, Courtesy of artist and Jay Jopling/White Cube, London