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Doyle New York announces art auction to benefit LaGuardia High School, inspired hit movie Fame

NEW YORK, NY.- Alumni and Friends of LaGuardia High School will host their inaugural fine art benefit auction on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 from 6:30-9:30pm at the Vincent Astor Gallery in Lincoln Center’s Library of Performing Arts. This landmark event will honor artist Wolf Kahn and includes a cocktail reception, exhibition and auction of almost 100 works to benefit of LaGuardia High School and its gifted students. Among the prominent Contemporary artists who have donated works to the auction are Wolf Kahn, Emily Mason, Frederick Brosen, Paul Resika, Harvey Dinnerstein, Burton Silverman, Byron Dobell, Guy Richards Smit, Milton Glaser and Jerome Witkin, all alumni of the school. All of the 93 donated works of art to be auctioned will be on view at the November 9 event. The works have been organized into two groups. Seventy-nine works (lots 201-279) will be offered in a silent auction format with bidding