Cindy Sherman

Cindy Sherman
Untitled (Male/Female Artist)
Two gelatin silver prints
Work: 10 x 8 in
Set of Two Separately Framed Images
Frame: 17 x 13.5 in
Courtesy of artist and Metro Pictures, New York

Paur Mpagi Sepuya

Paur Mpagi Sepuya
Mirror Study (_2120480)
Archival pigment print
13 x 10 in
Courtesy of artist and DOCUMENT Gallery, Chicago

David Gilbert

David Gilbert
Color photograph
8 x 5.5 in
Courtesy of artist and Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery

Laurie Simmons

Laurie Simmons
Walking Birthday Cake
Cibachrome print
Work: 11 x 7.5 in
Frame: 17 x 14 x 1.5 in
Courtesy of the artist and Paddle8

Iris Yirei Hu

Iris Yirei Hu
Peanut Butter Tongue
Embroidery on textile
24 x 36 in
Courtesy of artist and Visitor Welcome Center

Celeste Dupuy-Spencer

Celeste Dupuy-Spencer
Laura Notices Heather, Who Is Blind, Smiling At Herself In The Washroom Mirror
Watercolor, ink, and graphite on canvas
12 x 12 in
Courtesy of the artist and Paddle8

J.B. Blunk

J.B. Blunk
c. 1980
5 x 2.75 x 2.75 in
Courtesy of the J.B. Blunk Estate and Blum & Poe, Los Angeles/New York/Tokyo

Michael Williams

Michael Williams
Edition of unique
lithographs (monoprints) 21 x 29 in
Courtesy of artist and Universal Limited Art Editions

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Los Angeles

Paddle8 Sale Supports California Coalition for Women Prisoners

Last weekend, Paddle8 kicked off an auction with in support of the California Coalition for Women Prisoners (CCWP), along with Blum & Poe gallery in Los Angeles. The sale raises funds that will aid the organization’s goal of tackling mass incarceration.

Founded over 20 years ago by volunteers both in an outside of prisons, the CCWP was born out of fear for the alarming statistics that are true of California’s prisons and the belief that the institutional violence imposed on women needs to be combatted. Aside from fundraising for the organization, the social justice group hopes that including art in the cause will help invoke a movement that will serve as a means of repairing the injustice that is too often found in the system.

“Prisons only worsen the social problems we pretend they will fix. We need to transform how we deal with poverty, trauma and violence. But in the meantime, we want to help people survive,” said Colby Lenz, a statewide organizer for CCWP.

Featuring donated works by over 40 artists like Kiki Smith, Michael Williams, Torey Thornton, and Carroll Dunham, the sale for CCWP will continue exclusively on Paddle8 through August 29.


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