Hudson River Museum to Launch Online Benefit Auction of Contemporary Art

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YONKERS, NY, October 27, 2023—The Hudson River Museum is excited to announce Hudson River Museum: Benefit Auction 2023, an online contemporary art auction presented in partnership with Artsy. The auction will feature works donated by 50 acclaimed contemporary artists—including Katherine Bradford, Nick Doyle, February James, Shuai Yang and more. The auction will be open for bidding from October 30–November 13, 2023. Proceeds will benefit the Museum’s education and engagement programs for all ages, exhibitions, and work in our community. Bids can be made online at

“We are grateful to the acclaimed artists who have contributed an impressive array of artwork to our online auction,” stated HRM Director and CEO Masha Turchinsky. “We are thrilled to once again partner with, the world’s largest online art marketplace, to provide a prominent platform for these artworks, with the proceeds supporting the Museum’s mission to engage, inspire, and connect diverse communities through the power of the arts, sciences, and history.”

Paul Laster, an independent curator, artist, and journalist, is working with the HRM as a strategic partner in this endeavor to reach artists through his extensive network. He states, “Inspired by the Hudson River Museum’s distinguished history and diverse programming, a great group of contemporary artists have donated artworks in a variety of media to support the museum’s mission and to help it develop,” Laster shared. “Through the acquisition of the wonderful works in this benefit auction, collectors have the opportunity to play a vital role by ensuring that the mission of the museum is strengthened, while securing dynamic pieces that are certain to enrich their own evolving collections.”

Artists include: Seongmin Ahn • Emil Alzamora • Shanequa Benitez • Katherine Bradford • Nanette Carter • CHIAOZZA • Michael Childress • Elisabeth Condon • Zhi Ding • Nick Doyle • Michael Eade • Chris Daze Ellis • Ricardo Gonzalez • Erik Hanson • Ellen Harvey • Julie Heffernan • Eric Hibit • Amy Hill • Will Hutnick • February James • Larissa De Jesús Negrón • Jia Yirui • Steve Keister • Osamu Kobayashi • Ted Lawson • Nianxin Li • Lee Maxey • Jaye Moon • Liz Nielson • Ellie Kayu Ng • Jennifer Deppe Parker • George Petrides • Randy Polumbo • Erwin Redl • Jamel Robinson • James Seward • Jeanne Silverthorne • Julia Santos Solomon • Susan Stillman • Buzz Spector • Jason Stopa • Arne Svenson • Johan Wahlstrom • Li Wang • Emily Weiner • Wendy White • Shuai Yang • Mie Yim • Yesiyu Zhao • Nola Zirin.


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Image: Katherine Bradford. Sunrise Swim, 2023. Acrylic on canvas. Canada, New York. Photo: Joe DeNardo.


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The Hudson River Museum is a preeminent cultural institution in Westchester County and the New York metropolitan area. Situated on the banks of the Hudson River in Yonkers, New York, the HRM’s mission is to engage, inspire, and connect diverse communities through the power of the arts, sciences, and history.

The Museum offers engaging experiences for every age and interest, with an ever-evolving collection of American art and dynamic exhibitions that range from notable nineteenth-century paintings to contemporary art installations. The HRM’s new West Wing offers sweeping views of the Hudson River in dedicated exhibition galleries. The campus also includes Glenview, an 1877 house on the National Register of Historic Places; a state-of-the-art Planetarium; an environmental teaching gallery; and an outdoor Amphitheater. Accredited by the American Association of Museums (AAM), the Museum is dedicated to collecting, preserving, exhibiting, and interpreting these multidisciplinary offerings, which are complemented by an array of public programs that encourage creative expression, collaboration, and artistic and scientific discovery.

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