21st Annual Postcards From The Edge
Postcards From the Edge is an exhibition and benefit sale of over 1,500 original, postcard-sized artwork created by internationally renowned and debuting artists. Each artwork is only $85. Artwork is exhibited anonymously, and the identity of the artist is revealed only after the work is purchased. All proceeds support Visual AIDS public programs.
Laurie Simmons, Marcel Dzama, Catherine Opie, Marilyn Minter, Barbara Hammer, Kiki Smith, Julie Mehretu, Mary Heilmann, Jane Hammond, Nancy Burson, Adriana Farmiga, Judy Glantzman, Avram Finkelstein, Joyce Kozloff, Barbara Takenaga, Rob Wynne, William Wegman, Julie Ault, Stephen Andrews, Kathe Burkhart, Geoff Chadsey, Moyra Davey, and many, many MORE...
Widely known as Visual AIDS’ most exciting benefit, Postcards From the Edge provides an opportunity for the public to purchase original pieces of postcard-sized artwork by both established and emerging artists for only $85 each.
The 21st annual event will be held from February 22-24, 2019, hosted by Visual AIDS at Bortolami, located on 39 Walker Street in Tribeca, New York City.
Over 1,500 postcard-sized artworks will be on display, and each will be uniformly priced at $85. All works are displayed anonymously, with the artist’s identity revealed only after the work has been purchased.
The two-day Benefit Sale of postcard-sized art begins on Saturday, February 23, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and continues through Sunday, February 24, from 12 noon to 4:00 p.m. Admission to the Benefit Sale is first-come, first-served with the suggested donation of $5 each day.
A Preview Party will be held on Friday, February 22, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Admission includes two raffle tickets for the chance to win first choice of any postcard that evening. The party will also include a silent auction of art and VIP passes allowing the highest bidder to bypass the line on Saturday morning. Advanced tickets can be purchased at www.visualaids.org. The Preview Party is the only chance to see the entire exhibition. No sales.
Whether the works purchased are created by a famous or newly-discovered artist, all collectors walk away with a piece of art they love, knowing the money raised will support art programs raising AIDS awareness.
About Visual AIDS
Visual AIDS utilizes art to fight AIDS by provoking dialogue, supporting HIV+ artists, and preserving a legacy, because AIDS is not over. Visual AIDS is the only contemporary arts organization fully committed to HIV prevention and AIDS awareness through producing and presenting visual art projects, while assisting artists living with HIV/AIDS. Visual AIDS is committed to preserving and honoring the work of artists with HIV/AIDS and the artistic contributions of the AIDS movement. For additional information on Visual AIDS, please visit www.VisualAIDS.org.