Wrapping up the Vancouver Biennale

Over the last two weeks, the Vancouver Biennale has been hitting the streets of Vancouver guerrilla style and wrapping things up (literally).

Surrounding some of our favourite pieces in police-like tape that state, "it’s not the same without sculpture,” the Biennale crew are hoping to draw attention to their Auction & Grand Finale at the Chan Centre on April 30th. Headed up by President, Barrie Mowatt, staff at the Vancouver Biennale plan to wrap this one up in style with a party they’re hoping you won’t soon forget.

Rumor has it that the entertainment will range from Juno nominated up-and-comers to David Fosters personal protégé, Cody Karey. The auction will be hosted by one of New York and London’s most exciting and contemporary auction houses, Phillips de Pury & Company - all of this served up with great food from award winning chef Margaret Chisholm and flowing cocktails. We are particularly excited about the fact that they have tried to make it as inclusive as possible by starting tickets at $250 (notably less than the VAG BLACK/WHITE Auction and Gala), VIP tickets are available with a minimum donation of $500 and a limited amount of student tickets can be purchased for only $75.

The works on the block range as much in price as they do in medium - from hundreds of dollars to well over a million and from posters to large scale sculptures. The night promises that it will keep you busy and very entertained.

Fashionable formal attire has been requested so leave the jeans at home. We recommend cocktail for ladies and suit & tie for men, but don’t forget to add your own fashionista flare!

Enter to win two tickets to the Grand Finale by tagging yourself in the Vancouver Biennale invitation on our Facebook wall - http://www.facebook.com/theartmarket.ca For more information on the

Vancouver Biennale Grand Finale and tickets check out: http://www.theartmarket.ca/event/vancouver-biennale-grand-finale-auction

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