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Photo Flash: Art Project LA Celebrity Art Auction

By BWW News Desk

July 1, 2010

John Lloyd Young with Richard Mille watch
Photo: APLA / Joshua Nantais

This weekend's first Art Project Los Angeles was a rousing success as more than 700 guests enjoyed the event, a three-day, red-carpet charity art auction and artists reception at world-renowned Hollywood auction house Bonhams & Butterfields. Presented by Westime and Richard Mille, the event raised more than $235,000 to benefit AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA).

Print-quality, post-event photos courtesy of AIDS Project Los Angeles are available online here. You are welcome to reproduce these images for public distribution with credit to APLA / Joshua Nantais. Captions are also available upon request by e-mail.

Attending guests bid on an exceptional collection of artwork, sculpture, photography, furnishings and more during the live and silent auctions. Up for auction were works by world-class artists including Basquiat, Haring, Hockney, Longo, Picasso, Ruscha, and Warhol, as well as works from exciting local and emerging artists, and a never-before-seen, limited edition Richard Mille watch valued at $90,000.

All proceeds benefit APLA programs and services, including the Necessities of Life Program, which provides food to low-income Angelenos who are facing HIV/AIDS and hunger.