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November 24, 2016
Jean-Noël Desmarais Pavilion of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
1380 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal
Cocktail reception at 6 p.m.
Auction starts at 7:30 p.m.

In the honorary presence of Stéphan La Roche, Executive Director of Musées de la civilisation

It is with great pleasure that Les éditions esse presents the eighth edition of the benefit auction Vendu-Sold at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. This year, radio/TV host Patrick Masbourian, will act as auctioneer. This fund-raising event will enable the non-profit organization Les éditions esse to maintain its principal role of disseminating the work of artists and authors active in the contemporary arts milieu. Vendu-Sold 2016 also provides exceptional visibility for young and recognized Canadian artists of great talent.

The featured artists were chosen by a selection committee that vouches for the excellence of the selected works, comprising curator of the Hydro-Québec collection and president of Les éditions esse Anne-Claude Bacon, head of digital content development at the Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal and vice-president of Les éditions esse Julie Bélisle, executive director of Mois de la Photo à Montréal Audrey Genois, independent curator Réal Lussier, and director of Les éditions esse Sylvette Babin.

Represented artists

Abbas Akhavan, Jaime Angelopoulos, Jean-Pierre Aubé, Simon Bertrand, Louis Bouvier, Shary Boyle, John Boyle-Singfield, Mathieu Cardin, Louis-Philippe Côté, Raphaëlle de Groot, Manon De Pauw, Annie Descôteaux, Martin Désilets, David Elliott, Julie Favreau, Claudie Gagnon, Yan Giguère, Angela Grauerholz, Paul Hardy, Nelson Henricks, Anne-Renée Hotte, Jessica Houston, Richard Ibghy & Marilou Lemmens, Chris Kline, Valérie Kolakis, François Lacasse, Daniel Lahaise, Mathieu Latulippe, Jean-François Lauda, Jean-Michel Leclerc, Caroline Mauxion, Michael Merrill, Luce Meunier, Léna Mill-Reuillard, Aude Moreau, Sasha Pierce, Yann Pocreau, Jean-Benoit Pouliot, Sayeh Sarfaraz, karen elaine spencer, Karen Tam, Ripley Whiteside.

Les éditions esse extends its warmest thanks to its faithful partners, the artists, and the gallery owners for their generous contributions to this event.

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