Annual Fundraiser 2014: RE-

11 March 2014—12 March 2014

Annual Fundraiser

Tobacco Dock
Pennington Street
London, E1W 2SF United Kingdom

The Contemporary Art Society organises a major annual fundraising gala which raises vital funds to purchase new works for museums in the UK.  Our auctions offer guests an unrivalled opportunity to purchase works by internationally renowned artists, as well as artists attracting international critical acclaim who may not be known beyond art world insiders.


11 March 2014, Tobacco Dock, London E1W 2SF

To download the RE- fundraiser catalogue as a pdf click here


RE-juvenate. RE-claim. RE-imagine. RE-create. RE-cycle. RE-load. RE-visit.

There is no doubt that we are living in extraordinary times. Can our future be found by re-purposing materials, re-imagining the past and re-designing systems? RE- explores new and dynamic ways that we are looking to the past in anticipation of the dawn of a new era.

Included in the gala auction are works by:
Caroline Achaintre
David Austen
Charles Avery
Alice Channer
Angela de la Cruz
Matt Darbyshire
Haris Epaminoda
Roger Hiorns
Tania Kovats
Michael Landy
Haroon Mirza
Toby Paterson
Mick Peter
Olivia Plender

Elizabeth Price
Laure Prouvost
Fiona Rae
Michal Rovner
Samara Scott
Daniel Silver
Caragh Thuring
Rose Wylie
Catherine Yass
and many more.

Other lots included a bespoke dinner for ten at artist Gary Hume‘s legendary studio space cooked by Michelin star chef Giorgio Locatelli, as well as a commissioned portrait by artist Sarah Jones.

For further details on this event, contact Dida Tait, Head of Development & External Relations on +44 (0)20 7017 8414 or email

Honorary Chair: Livia Firth

Ambassadors: Jeremy Deller, Fiona Rae, Bob and Roberta Smith, John Stezaker, Gavin Turk

Auctioneer: Harry Dalmeny, Chairman, Sotheby’s UK

RE- Committee: Heidi Baravalle, Elizabeth Bauza, Philippa Bradley, Daniela Colaiacovo, Caroline Douglas, Sarah Elson, Antje Géczy, Kira Heuer, Linda Keyte, Michael King, Audrey Klein, Martina Klemmer, Paula Lent, Suling Mead, Valeria Napoleone, Flavia Nespatti, Midge Palley, Veronique Parke, Françoise Sarre Rapp, Dasha Shenkman, Mark Stephens, Cathy Wills, Dina Wulfsohn, Anita Zabludowicz, Jill Zarzycki


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