Leon Gallery partners with Museum of Contemporary Art and Design in ‘‘Funding The Future’’

Leon Gallery's Magnificent September Auction 2018 features breathtaking historical documents signed by Jose Rizal, Josephine Bracken, etc. Masterpieces by Fernando Amorsolo, Jose Joya, Vicente Manansala, the Fabella-Pamintuan cabinet, the Pardo de Tavera bed by Ah Tay, the ₱28M-Worth Botong Francisco Painting which is a rare piece flown in all the way from Hong Kong, and so much more!

Aside from these, other important fine art, antiques, heirloom furniture, and historical memorabilia will also be up for auction at Leon Gallery. The Magnificent September Auction 2018 will be held live on September 8, 2018 at Leon Gallery, G/F Eurovilla 1, Rufino corner Legazpi Street, Legazpi Village, Makati City, Philippines. Auction preview on September 1 to 7, 9AM to 7PM. For more details go to leon-gallery.com

Also featured in the September auction is the 35 artworks by eminent Filipino & international artists in partnership with Museum of Contemporary Art and Design (MCAD) of De La Salle - College of Saint Benilde’s School of Design and Arts.

MCAD is a unique institution that offers the experience of and exposure to contemporary art and its various publics, with a focus on Manila, Philippines as context. Distinct for its position as a non-collecting institution, MCAD’s contemporary art exhibitions, public programs, as well as other cultural and art-inspired undertakings showcase the possibilities of technology, new media and presents content that encourages engagement with art and culture, its practice and production, as well as its presentation and interpretation.

All funds raised from the upcoming auction will support the launch of 5 new programmatic incentives and continue the Museum of Contemporary Art and Design's ambitious exhibition program over the next three years.

The pre-auction group exhibition will open on Tuesday, 28th August 2018 from 6.00pm – 8.30pm at Corinthian Plaza, 121 Paseo De Roxas, Legaspi Village, Makati City. The exhibition will be open Tuesday to Sunday 11.00am – 7.00pm from the 29th August to the 8th September 2018.

The ‘under the hammer’ auction event will take place from 2.00pm – 6.00pm on Saturday 8th September 2018 at Leon Gallery, Eurovilla 1, Rufino corner Legazpi Street, Legazpi Village, Makati.

To bid, just register to buy and view extended details of each work for sale, visit: https://leon-gallery.com. You can choose to bid in person, online, through the phone, or even submit an absentee bid. A full auction catalogue is available for free from Leon Gallery, Corinthian Plaza exhibition space or via mail order. To have a copy posted to you please call +63 02 2305100 loc. 3897.

JL Santiago Aquino

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