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BRODSKY CENTER FOR INNOVATIVE EDITIONSGALA 2013A complimentary bus leaves from the Civic Square Building, 33 Livingston Avenue in New Brunswick, NJ at 4:30 pm and arrives at Cedar Lake in New York at 6:00 pm. The bus leaves New York at 10:00 pm and returns to New Brunswick by 11:30 pm. Complimentary parking is available in the garage at the Civic Square Building in New Brunswick for those taking the bus.Please visit www.brodskycenter.org to view auction lots and available worksFor further information please call (848) 932-5244 or email info@brodskycenter.orgBRODSKY CENTER FOR INNOVATIVE EDITIONSGala 2013Honoring El Anatsui & Alexandre Arrechea with Introductions by Eleanor HeartneyThursday, january 31, 2013Cedar Lake Theater547 West 26th StreetNew York, NY 100016:00 Cocktail Reception7:00 Seated Dinner 7:30 Program and Live Auction 9:30 Dessert Festive AttireRSVP by January 11, 2013 ADVISORY COUNCILKen AidekmanSigmund BalkaJudith K. BrodskyMichael BzdakAndrew CostinKaren DandurandVictor DavsonKay DeauxBenjamin J. Dineen, IIISheila DrillGustav W. FriedrichOfelia GarciaAudrey GouldMarjorie MartayMuriel Moss Leonard MossGreg SmithGeorge B. Stauffer, Dean, Mason Gross School of the ArtsMarilyn SymmesRobert E. SteeleBrodsky Center for Innovative Editions is a Division of the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers, The State University of New Jerseywww.brodskycenter.orgEl Anatsui was born in 1944 in Anyako, Ghana and has worked for much of his career in Nigeria. He is known for his large-scale installations made from detritus of urban life, such as liquor bottle caps, condensed milk tins, and scrap wood. These monumental works display the beauty of the objects as well as evoke the history of the origin of these materials. Anat-suis work is based on traditional Ghanaian beliefs and Nigerian symbols while referencing the history of abstraction in African and Western art. His transformation of discarded materials raise pressing issues of global con-sumerism and highlights the blurring of geographic identities. El Anatsuis work has been exhibited around the world, including at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, National Museum of African Art, Washington, D.C., Venice Biennale, Hayward Gallery, Liverpool Biennial, the National Museum of African Art, the Centre de Cultura Contempornia de Barcelona, the 8th Osaka Sculpture Triennale, and the 5th Gwangju Biennale. Anatsui currently has a public sculpture titled Broken Bridge II installed on the High Line in New York City. Anatsui also has an upcoming show opening at the Brooklyn Museum on February 3, 2013 titled Gravity and Grace: Monu-mental Works by El Anatsui. In November 2012, Anatsui collaborated with Brodsky Center Master Papermaker Anne McKeown on a series of works in handmade paper.Alexandre Arrechea was born in Trinidad, Cuba, in 1970. He graduated from the Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana in 1994. For twelve years he was a member of the art collective Los Carpinteros, until he left the group in July of 2003 to continue his work as a solo artist. His public art displays concepts of power through the networks of hierarchies, surveillance, control, prohibitions, and subjection. Arrecheas work reveals a profound interest in the exploration of both public and domestic spaces. These investigations have led him to produce several monumental projects like Ciudad Transportable (2000), The Garden of Mistrust (2003-2005) and Perpetual Free Entrance (2006). His work has been exhibited around the world at the Havana Biennial; Prospect.1 New Orleans; American Univer-sity Museum at the Katzen, Washington, D.C.; San Deigo Museum of Art; and Museo Patio Herreriano, Valladolid, Spain. Arrechea has an upcoming series of public sculptures to be installed in late February 2013 on Park Av-enue, as part of the Public Art Program of the City of New Yorks Department of Parks & Recreation, and will have work in the upcoming Venice Bienale. He worked with Brodsky Center Master Printer Randy Hemminghaus in the fall and winter of 2012 on a series of editions inspired by the imagery of the Park Avenue sculptures.SPONSORSThe Kenneth Aidekman Family Foundation Clytie Alexander Patricia Dahlman Bruce Davenport Jr. Gail Deery Lori Field Latoya ruby fraizer Eileen Foti Friends of the Brodsky Center, INC. Agnes Gund Eve Ingalls Margaret Kennard Johnson Barbara MadsenDot Paolo Jon RappleyeGary schneider Joan snyder Vilja Virks Lee Joe Waks HONORARY COMMITTEE co-CHAIRsOfelia GarciaDara Metz and Alberto magnan HONORARY COMMITTEE Grimanesa Amoros and William Fleischer Nancy Azara And Darla Bjork Kit Smyth BasquinTsipi Ben-Haim Serena BocchinoBob Brand and Liz werthan Judith K. Brodsky and Michael CurtisDiane Burko and Richard Ryan Meredith and Michael Bzdak Victor DavsonKay Deaux and Sam Glucksberg Suzanne DelehantyBenjamin J. Dineen, III and Dennis Hull Sheila Drill and David S. DavisGustav W. Friedrich and Betty Turock Marjorie MartayMuriel and Leonard Moss CarolinA NitschFerris OlinNell Painter and Glenn Shafer Greg Smith Marilyn Symmes Nina Mitchell WellsList complete as of 12/11/12PLEASE FILL OUT RSVP CARD EVEN IF YOU HAVE ALREADY SENT IN Payment.NAMEADDRESS CITY STATE ZIP TELEPHONE EMAIL GALA SPONSORSHIP $15,000 Benefactor Table (for 9) ($12,714 Tax Deductible) $10,000 Patron Table (for 9) ($7,714 Tax Deductible) $5,000 Supporter Table (for 9) ($2,714 Tax Deductible)$500 per couple or $250 per person ticket admission is not tax deductible. A limited number of special rate tickets will be available. please call for availability.I (we) will attend the Brodsky Center Gala 2013 NUMBER OF PEOPLEI (we) require a vegetarian meal NUMBER OF VEGETARIAN MEALSPlease list all food allergies I (we) cannot attend but will make a tax-deductible donation of $I (we) would like to reserve seat(s) on the busI (we) would like to park in the Civic Square Building garageI (we) have already sent in payment Check enclosed (Payable to Rutgers University) FOR THE AMOUNT OF $ I (we) wish to pay by credit card FOR THE AMOUNT OF $ CREDIT CARD NUMBER EXPIRATION /NAME AS IT APPEARS ON CARDSIGNATUREBrodsky Center for innovative editions33 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901 848.932.5244 | info@brodskycenter.orgGALA 2013 RSVP