Friday, April 26, 2013

Tabriz auction opens online

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"The Truth About Mermaids" by Harrington
  • "The Truth About Mermaids" by Harrington

The Truth About Mermaids by Harrington
  • "The Truth About Mermaids" by Harrington


Ticket holders to the Arkansas Arts Center's Tabriz "Thursday Night (May 2) Auction" fundraiser (a.k.a. the cheap night) may start your engines now: The Arts Center has created an online bidding site. Buy tickets at the Tabriz website here.

Unfortunately, the images of the art for sale are tiny. It would be nice to see the work by Marjorie Williams-Smith, Delita Martin, Neal Harrington, Evan Lindquist, Jon Shannon Rogers, Emily Wood, Brad Cushman and myriad other artists — as well as the Louis Comfort Tiffany compote — bigger than a postage stamp. (I don't yet have a ticket, so maybe the images are bigger if you are actually a bidding ticketholder.) Fortunately, I found Harrington's "The Truth About Mermaids" on his website in a size that lets you appreciate it.

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