Selections from the 2010 Benefit Art Auction

Friday, Apr 02, 2010-Monday, Apr 19, 2010
Untitled (detail)
Ryan McGinness
Untitled (detail)
1969, acrylic on wood panel, 24 x 24 in. Courtesy of the artist and Quint Contemporary Art.

On Wednesday, April 21, MCASD will host its seventh Benefit Art Auction at its La Jolla location. The benefit auction, one of MCASD’s most popular and exciting events, features a live and silent auction of artworks by both internationally recognized artists and emerging contemporary artists. August O. Uribe, Senior Vice President of Sotheby’s New York, will preside as auctioneer. Funds raised will help support MCASD’s art acquisitions and future exhibitions.

This year's auction features works by John Baldessari, Christo, Tara Donovan, Manny Farber, Ryan McGinness, Nancy Rubins, Ed Ruscha, and Richard Serra, among many others. Selections from this year's featured works are now on view at MCASD La Jolla's galleries, as well as available online at

Funds raised will help support MCASD’s future art acquisitions, exhibitions, and education programs.

For more event information, visit