The Drawing Center 2021 Benefit Auction by The Drawing Center

Auction Description

Join us at The Drawing Center's 2021 Benefit Auction event on Monday, September 27 for cocktails and bites by Honey's and Chef Elisa Da Prato, and a silent auction with more than 60 drawings generously donated by leading artists. The event will take place at 35 Wooster Street from 6:00 to 9:00pm. To join the Host Committee, purchase tickets today at Bidding begins on Monday, September 13 at 12pm EST. Bidding closes on Monday, September 27 at 8pm EST. Lots will close in numerical order, one by one, 30 seconds apart. Items that receive final bids in the last 60 seconds will be extended an additional 2 minutes until there is no competing bidding activity for 60 seconds. For additional information, please contact Rebecca Brickman, Director of Development, at or 212.219.2166 x217.

Buyer's Premium

Start Premium(%)
No Buyer's Premium

Bid Increments

Start Increments ($)
$0 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000


Artworks purchased at the auction will be available for pickup at The Drawing Center immediately following the event. Wrapping of the artwork is provided. Please call ahead (212.219.2166 x217) to let us know when you plan to come pick up your work. Shipping is the responsibility of the purchaser. Upon request, our staff will provide a list of shippers who deliver to destinations within the United States and overseas.

Terms & Conditions

Cash, checks, and credit cards are accepted as payment for winning bids. All invoices for artwork must be paid in full no later than 30 days after the auction (October 27, 2021) or else the credit card number provided at bidder registration will be charged. The Drawing Center makes no representation as to the fair market value of artwork available at the auction, and recommends that individuals seek professional advice regarding the tax deductibility of their purchases. Please note all artwork is purchased “as is” and all sales are final.