Visual AIDS: Postcards from the Edge: Benefit Auction 2023

Artsy x Visual AIDS presents Postcards from the Edge: Benefit Auction 2023, featuring works by Harmony Hammond, Justin Liam O'Brien, Carlos Motta and more.

Bidding in this auction is open exclusively on Artsy and will begin to close on Thursday, January 19th at 12pm EST.

Visual AIDS utilizes art to fight AIDS by provoking dialogue, supporting HIV+ artists and preserving a legacy, because AIDS is not over. Founded in 1988, Visual AIDS is the only contemporary arts organization fully committed to raising AIDS awareness and creating dialogue around HIV issues today, by producing and presenting visual art projects, exhibitions, public forums and publications - while assisting artists living with HIV and AIDS.

For 25 years, Visual AIDS has produced the annual Postcards From The Edge exhibition and benefit sale of original, postcard-sized works on paper by established and emerging artists. Known within the art world as the most exciting and affordable way to add to a collection, Postcards From the Edge offers a unique opportunity for buyers to acquire original, postcard-sized artwork for ONLY $90 EACH. Offered on a first-come, first-served basis, each piece is exhibited anonymously, and the identity of the artist is revealed only after the work is purchased. With the playing field leveled, all participants can take home a piece by a famous artist, or one who's just making their debut in the art world. The benefit also includes a silent auction, which is on view during the sale weekend. By participating in Postcards From the Edge artists and collectors support the activities of Visual AIDS, enabling the organization to produce AIDS-focused contemporary art programs and provide supplies and assistance to artists living with HIV and AIDS, many who are unable to continue producing work without such support. All Postcards From the Edge proceeds support the programs of Visual AIDS.

This year, all sales for PFTE will be ONLINE, as they have been since 2021. However, this year for the 25th Anniversary edition, all artworks (over 1,200) will be on view at Ortuzar Projects in Tribeca, NYC from January 5-8, 2023.

Click here to find out more about PFTE 2023!

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.

All works ship from different locations as noted on the lot page. Shipping costs are the responsibility of the buyer. Please contact for any inquiries.

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