Art Out Loud

Rashid Johnson , Liz Hopfan, and Hank Willis Thomas

Rashid Johnson , Liz Hopfan, and Hank Willis Thomas

What: Free Arts NYC’s 16th Annual Art Auction with Gucci and Beats by Dre honoring artist Rashid Johnson.

When: Wednesday April 30th

Where: The Surrogate’s Courthouse at 31 Chambers Street New York.

Who: A young crowd including Alexander Gilkes, Alexandra Chemla, and Sophie Oakley came out to support the art education non-profit, which works to provide arts programing to New York City schools.

Why: Thanks to the evening’s refreshingly rambunctious crowd, Free Arts NYC took its annual auction to new heights, pulling in $410,000 dollars for a work by Christopher Wool.