The Watermill Center Benefit Auction

The Watermill Center Benefit Auction 2017-07-22T04:48:36+00:00

July 17 – 29, 2017

The Watermill Center’s silent auction starts on Saturday, July 29 at 6:00pm in the Auction Tent on the West Terrace. All bids are final and binding and must be placed on the bid sheets available next to the art works, together with a signature, printed name and telephone number. Bids below the stated reserve price will not be considered. The silent auction ends at 11:30 pm sharp, at which point The Watermill Center staff will announce the winning bidders for all lots.

Absentee bids may be placed over the phone with Daneyal Mahmood at (917) 371-2907, or by email at up to 2 pm on July 29. Please note that bids will start at the reserve price and increments of $200-500 will be placed on behalf of the absentees over the course of the evening.

Works can be delivered free of charge to addresses in the Hamptons in August and New York City thereafter. For all other destinations, shipping can be arranged at cost through the Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation. Please arrange deliveries with the auction director, Daneyal Mahmood (see information above).


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The 2017 Auction includes works by

Annie Leibovitz . Bibhu Mohapatra . Brian Kokoska . Candida Hofer . Carlos Bunga . Carrie Mae Weems . Ché Rhodes . Dave Ortiz . Dickie Landry . Gareb Shamus . Hannah Whitaker . James Rosenquist . Joe Carrotta . Joseph Kasuth . Joseph La Piana . Laurie Lambrecht . Lindsey Adelman . Michael Dweck . Mick Rock . Nico Illiev .  Noel McKenna . Paul Thek . Rachel Libeskind . Raúl de Nieves . Robert Wilson . Ryan & Trevor Oakes . Saint Clair Cemin . Sara Meyohas . Serge Hamad . Terri Gold . Uldus Bakhtiozina

Auction Committee

Lindsey Adelman . Ted Bonin . Leronn Brooks . Brian Clamp . Edith Dicconson . Eileen Ekstract . Derek Eller . Asya Geisberg . Muriel Guépin . C. Sean Horton . Ursula Kalish . Kevin Lay . Mitra Khorasheh . Dmitry Komis . Eileen O’Kane Kornreich . Anastasiya Siro . Benjamin Stelly . Benjamin Tischer . Olga Yudina

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image : Michael Dweck, Untitled (Natalie Riding Lance -1) 2009