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Star-Studded Art Auction to Raise Funds for Water Protection

For Immediate Release: January 23, 2009
Contact: Teresa Walsh, Riverkeeper
914-478-4501 x243
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Riverkeeper’s Reflected Light IV auction raises needed funds and awareness at IAC Building

Tarrytown, NY – This Tuesday, January 27, in the Frank Gehry-designed IAC Building in Manhattan, Riverkeeper—New York’s #1 clean water advocate—will host a star-studded art auction. Complimenting the evening’s bidding will be a cocktail party with an intimate acoustic performance by Deborah Harry and Paul Carbonara.

The evening’s special guest hosts include Matt Dillon, Richard Gere, Martha Stewart, Lauren Hutton, Carey Lowell, and Richard Belzer. Riverkeeper board members Robert F. Kennedy Jr., John McEnroe, Lorraine Bracco Bracco will also be in attendance and Doyle New York’s auctioneer Sebastian Clarke will be the evening’s auctioneer.

Riverkeeper’s Reflected Light IV collection offers distinguished works by prominent artists including: William Wegman, Philip Tsiaras, April Gornik, Horst P. Horst, Alexander Calder, Edward Burtynsky, Shepard Fairey, Romero Britto, Philip-Lorca di Corcia, Jacques Lowe.

The Silent Auction contains approximately 30 pieces of photography and art. The Live Auction offers premier excursions and adventures such as John McEnroe’s center court tickets to Wimbledon, a Caribbean Safari Experience at Turks & Caicos Sporting Club at Ambergris Cay and more.

Auction proceeds support Riverkeeper’s work protecting New York’s water resources.

What: Reflected Light IV Art Auction and cocktail party
When: Tuesday, January 27, 2009
Where: The IAC Building at 555 West 18th Street at the West Side Highway in New York
Buy Tickets: at the event or online at
Bid Online: view select auction items and bid online at

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