C Magazine



09 - Sep. 20 2022
18th Annual C Magazine Contemporary Art Auction

Online Auction
9–20 September 2022

Live Auction
20 September 2022
72 Perth Avenue Toronto
5:30 PM Doors Open
7:00 PM Live Auction

Tickets, Catalogue, Bidding Registration

$150 Single Ticket
$500 Group of Four

The first 50 ticket purchasers will receive the Gattuso Edition, Tortoise Egg by Eunice Luk. Each ticket includes complimentary food and bar, and a subscription to C Magazine.

Please join us in-person for 18th Annual C Magazine Contemporary Art Auction at 72 Perth Avenue on Tuesday, September 20th. You can also support C Magazine by bidding in the Online Auction from September 9th to 20th.

The C Magazine auction features over 60 artworks generously donated by artists whose work reflects C Magazine’s mandate to provide a Canadian-led forum devoted to the advancement of contemporary art. Funds raised will directly support the publication of C Magazine and the presentation of related educational programming. C Magazine commissions more than 120 artists, writers and thinkers each year, and presents the work of hundreds more.

With work by Jen Aitken, Pardiss Amerian, Shuvinai Ashoona, Ghazaleh Avarzamani, Nabil Azab, Khadija Aziz, Steven Beckly, Nour Bishouty, Amanda Boulos, Michelle Bui, Bill Burns, Robin Cameron, Tammi Campbell, Christie Carrière, Jennifer Carvalho, Sean Caulfield, Common Accounts, Adrienne Crossman, Patrick Cruz, Randy Lee Cutler, Jess Dobkin, Elicser Elliott, Laura Findlay, Andrew Harding, Alexa Hawksworth, Tom Hsu, Kelly Jazvac, Aaron Jones, Kablusiak, Russna Kaur, Katie Kotler, Karen Kraven, Christopher Lacroix, Jeremy Laing, Jimmy Limit, Garrett Lockhart, Alvin Luong, Katie Lyle, Jenine Marsh, Pamila Matharu, Abby McGuane, Hazel Meyer, John Monteith, Julie Moon, Bridget Moser, Zinnia Naqvi, Oluseye, Emmanuel Osahor, Roula Partheniou, Karishma Pranjivan, Dana Qaddah, Sona Safaei-Sooreh, Kevin Schmidt, Chrysanne Stathacos, Jessica Thalmann, Althea Thauberger, Jeff Thomas, Mary Tremonte, Hajra Waheed, Amanda White, John Will, and Jin-me Yoon.

The 2022 Gattuso Edition is generously supported by La Fondation Emmanuelle Gattuso.

Tortoise Egg by Eunice Luk is a ceramic sculpture that is formed, painted, and glazed by hand. The solid stoneware edition varies in size and shape. The work is accompanied by a printed insert that reads: “Practice of patience / terrestrial harmony / among all living creatures.”

Learn more about the Gattuso Edition here and
about the artist at euniceluk.com.

This year’s auction is presented with the generous support of La Fondation Emmanuelle Gattuso for the Gattuso Edition, Castlepoint Numa for 72 Perth Avenue, Cowley Abbott for auctioneer services provided by Perry Tung; Akasha Art Projects, Akau Framing & Art, Griffin Art Delivery, The Kalaman Group, Museumpros Art Services, Smokestack, and Superframe for framing and fine art services; and thanks to Akimbo, and Waddington’s for promotional support.

Charitable tax receipts are issued by C The Visual Arts Foundation (charitable no. 88643 1162) for the portion of an auction art purchase over their estimated market value, and for tickets, less $50 per attendee. Participating artists will also receive a portion of the sales.

Visit the auction website at auction.cmagazine.com

Event Details

Please read the full terms and conditions terms.auction.cmagazine.com

The C Magazine Auction is composed of both an Online Auction and a Live Auction. Silent Auction artworks within the Online Auction will be bid upon exclusively online. Items for the Silent Auction are each labelled “Silent.” Live Auction artworks within the Online Auction will accept advanced bids online, and final bids at the live event on 20 September 2022. Items for the Live Auction are each labelled “Live.”


Online bidding for all artworks opens Friday, 9 September at 6 pm EDT.

Silent Auction Lots #01-40
Bidding for Silent Auction artworks will close on Tuesday, 20 September at 9:30 pm EDT.

Live Auction Lots #41-62
Advanced Bidding for Live Auction artworks will end online on Tuesday, 20 September at 12 pm EDT, to resume in person.

Bidding on the Live Auction artworks will resume in-person at 72 Perth Avenue in Toronto on Tuesday, 20 September at 7 pm EDT for auction ticket holders, absentee, and phone-in bidders.

If you wish to bid remotely on the Live Auction works, we would be pleased to provide a dedicated telephone bidder, or you can register a confidential Absentee Bid, where the Auctioneer will execute bids on your behalf during the Live Auction. To request a telephone bidder or to place a confidential Absentee Bid before the event, please contact Kate at auction@cmagazine.com before Tuesday, 20 September at 12 pm EDT.

Read the full terms and conditions of participation.