MY PEOPLE.: Good Black Art Benefit Auction 2022

Good Black Art is proud to present MY PEOPLE. In celebration of the limitlessness of the Black network, artists Adrian Armstrong, Jewel Ham, Tae Ham, Mario Joyce and Laurena Finéus have come together to use an array of mediums and techniques to engage in visual dialogues across both generation and geography, telling a story of care. While each artist comes from a different location, the daily gestures, routines and practices that define the power of the Black collective are consistent in their artworks. This exhibition is curated by Good Black Art’s founder, Phillip Collins.

Like Good Black Art, this exhibition confronts the traditional relationship between a gallery, an artist, and a collector. We’ve got the need to build an ecosystem of support for emerging Black artists, so for this exhibition in partnership with NYC Culture Club, we are happy to collaborate with Artsy and Fairchain. Works will be available for bidding on Artsy, with digital certificates of title and authenticity backed by Fairchain. Additionally, Fairchain will ensure that artists are directed 10% in royalties in the case of future resales. Please see additional information on this in the lot description.

To ensure our efforts in uplifting the Black community continue beyond the exhibition, we’ll be donating 10% of show sale proceeds to Derrick Adams' The Last Resort Artist Retreat (TLRAR). The Residency is creating a feedback loop of investment in our community, using art as a form of therapy and education for young Black creatives in Baltimore.

Good Black Art, the five artists featured, and the exhibition itself, will be featured in an upcoming docu-series, giving the audience a behind the scenes look at what it means to be a Black emerging artist in the beginning stages of their career.

Good Black Art extends a special thanks to the participating artists, NYC Culture Club, Artsy, Fairchain, The Last Resort Artist Retreat Residency, our supportive community and all who support Black artists.

All works are on view at NYC Culture Club from September 8 - November 5.

World Trade Center
Oculus, C1 Level, South Concourse
185 Greenwich Street, New York NY 10007
Wednesday - Sunday, 12-7 PM

Bidding in the auction will begin to close on Thursday, September 22nd, at 12PM EDT.

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.

Please note all works ship from New York, NY within one week of Nov 7th after the exhibition closes. Shipping costs are the responsibility of the buyer and surcharge for credit card transactions may apply. Please contact specialist@artsy.net with further inquiries and to schedule a private tour of the exhibition.

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, 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.

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