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ArtCrush 2022 Auction Preview

Jul 30, 2022-Aug 5, 2022

The ArtCrush 2022 auction includes a curated selection of exceptional works by some of the most exciting artists working today. Lots range from under $5,000 to over $200,000 and include painting, sculpture, ceramics, fabric work, work on paper and design art. This year’s ArtCrush gala is co-chaired by Chandra Johnson, Jamie Tisch, and Sara Zilkha and will honor artist Gary Simmons with the Aspen Award for Art.

To view the online auction works, click here.

To learn about and view the live auction lots, click here

You can read more about the Aspen Art Museum, Aspen ArtWeek, and the museum’s summer programs in our Summer 2022 Magazine.

All the works have been donated to the museum by incredibly generous artists and galleries, in support of the museum’s artistic and educational programs, and will be on view at the Aspen Art Museum July 30 - August 5.
The Aspen Art Museum is a non-collecting institution presenting the newest, most important evolutions in international contemporary art. Our innovative and timely exhibitions, education and public programs, immersive activities, and community happenings actively engage audiences in thought-provoking experiences of art, culture, and society.

Online Auction | July 29 10 AM MT - August 6 10 AM MT
Live Auction | August 5, 2022 at 8 PM MT

Sotheby’s is proud to support the Aspen Art Museum with ArtCrush 2022: Art Auction to Benefit the Aspen Art Museum.

Please note there will be no buyer’s premium added to the hammer price and the difference between the mid-estimate and the winning bid is a tax-deductible donation to the museum. The winning bidder will receive a tax acknowledgement letter from the museum for this amount.

Please note that while this auction is hosted on, it is being administered by the Aspen Art Museum (AAM), and all post-sale matters (inclusive of invoicing and property pickup/shipment) will be handled by the AAM. As such, Sotheby’s will share the contact details for the winning bidders with the AAM so that they may be in touch directly post-sale.

For all enquiries please contact:

Aspen Art Museum
637 East Hyman Avenue
Aspen, Colorado 81611
+1 970 925 8050 ext 125

Molly Nelson
Assistant Vice President
Museum, Private & Corporate Art Services
+1 212 894 1805