Saturday, June 5, 2010

Art Auction at WOC® 2010

Delegates attending WOC® 2010 have the opportunity to purchase modern works centered on the theme of “Art in the Art of Healing”. In the works of art donated by Georg Thieme Verlag, renowned contemporary artists have dealt with the fascination of the human body, and also its fragility and limitations. This has resulted in the creation of impressive works of art, which are available for purchase as hand-signed, numbered serigraphs (limited edition of 250).

Founded in 2008 by the German Society of Ophthalmology (DOG), Stiftung Auge is dedicated to fighting avoidable blindness and serious visual impairment. Its commitment is to raising awareness, training and the promotion of research to preserve vision. If you would like to support the work of Stiftung Auge, join the bidding and see what delights your eye.

The artists featured in the auction are Peter Halley, New York,Rosemarie Trockel, Cologne (whose picture is featured above), Marc Francis, London,Laurence Weiner, New York and Matt Mullican, New York

Their work will be on exhibition in the main foyer of the ICC next to the Stiftung Auge stand. The value of each work is estimated at at least 1,300 Euro. Delegats can join the auction by making an opening bid of 300 Euro.

Should you wish to bid in the auction, you can have your name entered on a list of bidders at the Stiftung Auge stand.

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