Thirty artists were invited to transform a recycled globe they were given or to create one of their own. Each globe celebrates one of 1708 Gallery's thirty years of showing new art in Richmond.
The globes are part of a silent auction that began February 20 at 5:30pm and ends on February 28. INTERESTED COLLECTORS DO NOT HAVE TO BE PRESENT TO BID ON GLOBES OR OTHER ARTWORK PRESENTED IN SAVE PLANET ART. CONTACT 1708 Gallery @ 804.643.1708 FOR A BID NUMBER and to TO PLACE A BID VIA TELEPHONE.
Each globe has a reserve price of between $250. and $500. Gallery staff will give you the bidding status of the globe you are interested in. All bidding must be in 20 dollar increments. Please note: 100 percent of the proceeds of all globe sales will benefit the expenses of installing exhibitions, presenting programs and operating costs of 1708 Gallery. Click on still available on the column to the right to see which globes can still be purchased.
Please click on the names in the column on the right to
see the globe created by the artist listed. To contact the artist or learn more about their work you will find a link to their website if you click on the name underneath each photograph.
You can also scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the link
older posts to see globes posted chronologically rather than alphabetically.
Save Planet Art is free and open to the public until February 28 at 5pm.