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Online Auction Preview Reception: October17, 2006
  

INDO-AMERICAN ARTS COUNCIL INC
  
is delighted to invite you to an
  
AUCTION PREVIEW RECEPTION

for the ANNUAL IAAC BENEFIT at the

Sixth Annual IAAC Film Festival Gala Dinner, November 1, Tavern on The Green, NYC.

Tuesday October 17
7-9 pm
Gallery Arts India, 206 Fifth Ave(bet 24 & 25), 5th Floor, NYC

Piano performance of Indian Film melodies by Vandana Kohli

Also on sale: THE NAMESAKE: A PORTRAIT OF THE FILM BY MIRA NAIR $30


THE NAMESAKE: A PORTRAIT OF THE FILM BY MIRA NAIR

A lavish hardcover film book with 92 color photographs, this exclusive companion to the film by Mira Nair based on the novel by Jhumpa Lahiri features a foreword by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author about seeing her novel "transposed" to film, an essay by the acclaimed director about the critical influence of photography on her filmmaking, and an amazing panoply of images during production in New York and Calcutta, interspersed with excerpts from the bestselling novel. 
  
Wine courtesy Bilimoria Wines
Beer courtesy Krait Beer
Space courtesy Gallery Arts India


Please rsvp iaac@iaac.us or 212 594 3685.
Media enquiries: Hina Oomer Ahmed hina2410@yahoo.com

Auction Preview at Gallery Arts India: October 17-19, 2006.
Online auction at www.iaac.us effective October 18, 2006.
Live auction at the Opening Night Sixth Annual IAAC Film Festival November 1.

    
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Auction Item
Description
Donated By
Value
Starting Bid
Image
1
Mirage 11
Oil on Canvas,
5' X 6'
   
Mirage 11
     
          
    
  
2
Mea Kalpa Mixed Media on Canvas, 50" X 40", 2004
$3,500
  $1500
Mea Kalpa
               
    
  
3
Chocolateorange mixed media, 26 x 38, framed certificate of original artwork will be provided will be subject to a contract of sale
$1,948
$500
Chocolateorange
              
   
  
4
Waqt Waqfa 46"X68". Oil on canvas.  
Unframed.
Authenticity certificate will be provided.
Will be subject to standard sale agreement.
$2,800 
$1000
 Waqt Waqfa
         
  
 
5
Saraswati 24” X 30”, Oil on Canvas
$950 
$400
Saraswati
         
 
 
6
Faces of Tomorrow Daya and Daya—Best friends from 2 different castes brought together through the earthquake of 2001.
$400 each
These photographs may be bought individually or as a package.
$100 each
Faces of Tomorrow
         
  
 
7
Still Burning 2'x 2', Acrylic on canvas, 2005
$5000
$2000
Still Burning
         
 
 
8
Cubed Salman Medium: free form acrylic on canvas
Size: 35”H x 48”W
$5000
$2000
Cubed Salmon
         
  
 
9
Earth and Fire Medium: acyrlic and mixed media on canvas
Size: 24" x 24"

$1500
$500
Earth and Fire
                
  
10
VIRAHA (love in separation) 40in x 40in
Oil on Canvas
Pooja Bakri
Recent work: Raga Series
$2,500
$1000
VIRAHA
         
  
 
11
Reflections Series Mono Print Plate 43, Print 22. Executed in Mixed Media in 2004.
20"x27"
 $800
$400
Landscape
         
  
 
12
3 bottles of Grepponne Mazzi 1999 This is a premier wine from the area of Tuscany.
Each bottle has an SRP of $62, for a total of $186.
$30 each
Ruffino
         
  
 
13
Hotel Room One night stay (Sunday only) for two.
New York Marriott Marquis
$279.00 - $500.00
(depending on occupancy)
$150
New York Marriott Marquis
         
  
 
14
Hotel Room One night stay (Sunday only) for two.
Marriott New York Financial Center
$279.00 - $500.00
(depending on occupancy)
$150
New York Marriott Financial Center
         
  
 
15
Two tickets to any Opera in the Spring 2007 season  
New York City Opera
$230
$100
New York City Opera
         
  
 
16
3 one-on-one private yoga sessions (at your home) One-on-one private yoga session allows the practitioner to explore specific areas of interest such as alignment in asanas, philosophy, chanting, etc.
Anna Carbonell: Yoga Instructor at Exhale Spa
$300
$70
Anna Carbonell in yoga pose by Barry Yee
         
  
 
17
$100 dollar gift certificate good for dinner for two at any of our three restaurants in Manhattan.  
Smorgas Chef, Morten Sohlberg
$100
$50
Smoegas Chef
         
  
 
18
"Going in circles" Mobile (can hang on any chain and at any height)
18"x14"x6"(Appx),
Gold leaf,mix media on wood
Artist: Ela Shah
Dr. Bindi and Rohan Sukhdeo
$3500
$1000
 Going in Circles
         
  
 
19
"Ancestors" 14"x 20"unframed 26"x22"framed
Medium Unique print (mix media on my print)
Artist: Ela Shah
Dr. S. Bipin Shah
$550
$150
Ancestors 
         
  
 
20
$150 gift cert for surf attire  
Dave Cohen, District Manager, Quiksilver
$150
$75
Quiksilver 
         
  
 
21
Painting - Portrait in Yellow by Paresh Maity oil on canvas board,
26" x 20", 2006
Gallery Arts India
$5,000-$7,000
$3000
 
         
  
 
22
Exhale Spa Certificate 10 Core Fusion or Yoga Classes
Susana Martins, Marketing Director of EXHALE SPA 
$255.00
$100
 
         
  
 
23
11 Yoga Classes 11 Yoga Classes,
no expiration date.
Two locations: Upper Westside and West Village.
Jennifer Walker, Owner of Practice Yoga
$198.00
$75
 
         
  
 
24
Egyptian Prince Yuya two-tone sketch using charcoal on heavy-weight paper.
11" x 14" piece is set in a black matte and a metallic steel-grey frame

$450.00

$100
Egyptian Prince Yuya 
         
  
 
25 Gift certificate Gift certificate for a Private Cocktail Party for 25 people at Lexington Bar & Books
Kishore Mirchandani
$2000
$1000
Gift certificate for a Private Cocktail Party for 25 people at Lexington Bar & Books
         
  
 
26 The session and the bag of products A professional whitening treatment at Dr. Jonathan Levine's office and a bag of GOSMILE products
$700
$300
 
         
 
 
27 Louis Vuitton Ellipse PM Ladies handbag Brown w/brass hardware; monogram, canvas lining,double zip closure, padlock, shoulder strap optional
Aruna Mehta
$900
$500
Ellipse PM bag 
         
  
 
28 Taj Hotel nights 2 night Stay at Taj Mahal Delhi & 2 night stay at Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur
 
$900
TAJ Hotels 
         
 
 
29 Badgley Mischka kaftan  
Veena Advani
$3310
$2000
Badgley Mischka kaftan 
         
  
 
30 Photograph - Gangacricket. Gangacricket. Rishikesh, INDIA, 2004. 24"x36" Custom B+W Fibre Print. Unframed. First edition, 4 of 5.
Artist: Randeep Kumar
$2500
$150
Gangacricket
         
  
 
31 In hope of Freedom Acrylic on Canvas
30" x24"}
2006
$2000
$750
In Hope Of Freedom
          
 
 
32 Private Tour for one to three people of the Queens Museum of art Tom Finkelpearl, the Director, will pick you up Manhattan, drive you to the Queens Museum, and give you a tour of the facility including the world famous Panorama of the City of New York, and then drive you back to Manhattan. The current show features the hyper-diverse artists who live and work in the country's most diverse county. This tour could take place on a weekday or weekend.
Queens Museum of Art
$200
$100
Private Tour for one to three people of the Queens Museum of art
         
 
 
33 Girl with water pot Oil painting on canvas,
Canvas Size: 22" x 28", Framed
$ 2100
$750
Girl with water pot
         
  
 
34 1 Asia Society New York Dual/Family Membership and 2 tickets to the
performance I LAND.
1 Asia Society New York Dual/Family Membership. Membership Benefits include:
Asia Society
$160
$70
         
  
 
35 Quinn J. Bags Each bag in the Quinn J. casbah collection is entirely hand made out of pure sheep's wool and manually dyed with all natural pigments.
$100
$35
Quinn J. Bags
         
  
 
36 Quinn J. Necklace  
$100
$35
Quinn J. Necklace
         
   
 
 

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