American Folk Art Museum: For Folk’s Sake! Benefit Auction 2022

The American Folk Art Museum (AFAM) and Artsy are excited to present For Folk’s Sake! featuring works by outstanding contemporary artists, including Faith Ringgold, KAWS, Marcel Dzama, Jenny Holzer, and many more.

AFAM is the leading institution that shapes the understanding of the works of self-taught and folk artists. The money raised through this auction will go directly toward our exhibitions and programs, including educational workshops, multilingual guided tours, and live music performances. As one of New York City's free museums, we are dedicated to fostering a community of art and ideas accessible to all.

Browse through these exceptional works and place bids before the sale begins to close at 12:00 pm EST on Thursday, December 1st.

To support the American Folk Art Museum, please click here to make a donation. Thank you!

All works ship from Long Island City, NY. Shipping costs are the responsibility of the buyer.

The countdown timer on the artwork pages will display the end time for the lot. Each lot closes in 1-minute increments and will be reset to 2 minutes if a bid is placed within the 2 minutes before the lot's scheduled closing time. For further information please see our FAQ.

Applicable sales tax will apply to all works shipped to and within the US. Please note, your card will automatically be charged for the Total Purchase Price, buyer’s premium, shipping (if applicable), and any applicable sales tax, based on your registration address. For transactions over $50,000, you will be given the option to pay via wire transfer. The American Folk Art Museum will arrange for and contact buyers about shipping options post-sale.

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