L.A. in the Nineties
Benefit party with live auction

X-TRA, Los Angeles

February 19, 2014

L.A. in the Nineties
Benefit party with live auction

February 28, 2014

NIGHT Gallery
2276 East 16th Street
Los Angeles 90021

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Founded in the 1990s in Los Angeles, X-TRA and Project X Foundation provide platforms for critical art dialogue. Now the longest running art journal in Los Angeles, we celebrate the history, growth, and increasing significance of artists working in Los Angeles. We present this auction of work made in LA in the ’90s to support our mission and celebrate artists in LA.

Online bidding: February 14 to 28

Artists in auction:
Kevin Appel, John Baldessari, Judie Bamber, Jeff Beall, Stephen Berens, Cindy Bernard, Kaucyila Brooke, Elizabeth Bryant, David Bunn, Ingrid Calame, Miles Coolidge, Eileen Cowin, Meg Cranston, John Divola, Tim Ebner, Charles Gaines, Michael Gonzalez, Todd Gray, Jacci Den Hartog, Roger Herman, Steven Hull, Steve Hurd, Jim Isermann, Larry Johnson and John Baldessari, Mary Kelly, Martin Kersels, Soo Kim, Liz Larner, Thomas Lawson, William Leavitt, Sharon Lockhart, Rebecca Morris, Dave Muller, Patrick Nickell, Laura Owens with Frances Stark and Sharon Lockhart, Jennifer Pastor, Renée Petropoulos, Stephen Prina, Ross Rudel, Ed Ruscha, Connie Samaras, Susan Silton, Alex Slade, Brian Tucker, Marnie Weber, Robert Wilhite

Benefit party with live auction
Friday, February 28
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Hosted by NIGHT Gallery
with X-TRA special performance by John Doe of X
DJ sets by Dave Muller and Jan Tumlir
Bar by Herradura / Food by Urban Pie
Auction by Paddle8 with auctioneer Sarah Goulet

Benefit Host Committee:
Cecilia Dan, Rosamund Felsen, Lauri Firstenberg, François Ghebaly, Robert Gunderman, Gianna and Dee Kerrison, Bettina Korek, John Morace and Thomas Kennedy, Mieke Marple, Aram Moshayedi, Davida Nemeroff, Clayton Press and Gregory Linn, Cay Sophie Rabinowitz, Andrew Rhoda, Paul Schimmel, Randy Sommer, Eve Steele, Joel Wachs, and Michelle Whiting

Party and live auction schedule
6:30–7:30pm: Early Bird Preview with Herradura tasting
7:30–11pm: general entry for party; music, live and silent auction
8:45pm: live auction
9:45pm: close of silent auction
10:15pm: live performance by John Doe

Party tickets
Early Bird Preview: 6:30pm entry—100 USD each / 150 USD for pair (includes Herradura tasting and subscription to X-TRA)
General admission: 7:30pm entry—50 USD
Subscribers and Patrons: 7:30pm entry—25 USD

Auction host: Paddle8

Event sponsors:
Night Gallery, Imprint Projects, Herradura, Michelle Whiting & Associates, Professional Fine Art Services

Contact benefit [​at​] x-traonline.org.

*Clockwise from upper left: Ed Ruscha, 2/3 (D.01.41), 2001. Acrylic and ink on printed security paper, 10.25 x 7.5 inches. Courtesy of Collection of Don and Joan Beall. Rebecca Morris, Untitled (#305-99), 1999. Watercolor and ink on paper, 13.5 x 11 inches. Courtesy the artist. Sharon Lockhart, Interview location, survey of the Aripuana River Region, Santa Helena Community, Boca do Juma River, Brazil Interview subject: Maria Francisca de Jesus Anthropologist: Ligia Simonian 1999, 1999. Gelatin silver print, 22.75 x 18 inches. Courtesy the artist and Blum & Poe, Los Angeles. Liz Larner, Hair on Tin #5 (Black/Brown/Blond), 1990. Black, blonde, brown human hair, hair lacquer, tin, safety pins, 8.5 x 8.5 x 8.5 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Regen Projects, Los Angeles. Larry Johnson and John Baldessari, Untitled (Name), 1991/2011. Color photograph, 11 x 14 inches. Courtesy of Larry Johnson. Charles Gaines, NIGHT/ CRIMES: Sagittarius, 1997. Etching, Silkscreen, 39 x 29.5 inches. Courtesy the artist. Marnie Weber, Falling Leaves, 1999. C-print with collaged elements, 15.5 x 19.5 inches. Courtesy the artist.