ArtCrush 2021:
Art Auction to Benefit the Aspen Art Museum
Online Auction: 26 July–6 August 2021 • 12:00 PM EDT

ArtCrush 2021: Art Auction to Benefit the Aspen Art Museum 26 July–6 August 2021 • 12:00 PM EDT • New York

S otheby’s is honored to host the iconic ArtCrush 2021 auction to benefit the Aspen Art Museum, online for the first time.

ArtCrush is back as an in-person event in Aspen, running August 4-6, and culminating in the Aspen Art Museum’s annual summer gala, co-chaired by Amy Phelan and Jamie Tisch.

The ArtCrush 2021 auction includes a curated selection of over 45 exceptional works by some of the most exciting artists working today. Lots range from $6,000 to over $300,000 and include painting, sculpture, ceramics, weaving, photography, work on paper and design art. Ten lots will form part of a live auction during the Aspen Art Museum’s summer gala on August 6 at 8 PM M.T. Absentee and phone bids can be submitted via

All the works have been donated to the museum by a group of 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 27 – August 5.

You can read more about the Aspen Art Museum, ArtCrush Week, and the participating artists in ArtCrush Magazine, which you can access HERE. More information about ArtCrush 2021 can also be found at

Live Auction | August 6, 2021 at 8 PM MDT

Online Auction Highlights
More on the Aspen Art Museum

The Aspen Art Museum is a non-collecting institution presenting the newest, most important evolutions in international contemporary art. 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.

Throughout its history, the Aspen Art Museum (AAM) has focused on serving K-12 students and teachers, youth and families, working adults and community -based organizations. As the only art museum on the Western Slope accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the AAM provides critical access to art. A broad range of programs occurs both in the museum and throughout the community, providing the opportunity for audiences to see and respond to contemporary art through hands-on workshops, artist-led projects, gallery talks and tours, lectures and innovative activities related to current exhibitions.

Sotheby’s is proud to partner with the Aspen Art Museum on this benefit auction.

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