25 Oct 2017
Lisa Walker & Karl Fritsch, TWO x TWO Auction
In combining the art, entertainment and philanthropy worlds, TWO x TWO for AIDS and Art is a unique event.
TWO x TWO provides an opportunity to support two very worthy organizations. amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research, which has made great strides in essential AIDS research initiatives over the last 25 years, and TWO x TWO has become amfAR’s largest fundraiser in the United States. The Dallas Museum of Art has added over 250 major works of contemporary art to their permanent collection with TWO x TWO proceeds donated to their Contemporary Art Acquisition Fund and exhibitions. TWO x TWO is also the DMA’s largest annual fundraiser.
“Thanks to the phenomenal support of the dealer and artist community, corporate sponsors, and Dallas patrons, TWO x TWO for AIDS and Art’s annual benefit gala dinner and art auction has raised over $67 million in its 18-year history in support of amfAR’s AIDS research initiatives and the DMA’s contemporary art acquisition program. The 2016 event raised over $7.5 million.
Drawing prominent artists, art collectors and philanthropists from around the world, TWO x TWO for AIDS and Art has evolved into a week full of social events aimed at recognizing the progress of amfAR and engaging the arts community in Dallas. An eagerly anticipated event that quickly sells out, the benefit features a seated dinner for 450 guests with both a live and silent auction of major works of contemporary art and unique luxury items. The following day, amfAR presents its Award of Excellence for Artistic Contributions to the Fight Against AIDS at an intimate luncheon at The Warehouse”.
For more information, visit twoxtwo.org