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Works by More than 70 Artists to be Auctioned for Charity at Gagosian

NEW YORK, NY.- An art auction of works by more than seventy eminent contemporary artists to benefit The Family Resource Center, a program of the New York City-based Partnership for the Homeless, will be held at Gagosian Gallery on January 29, 2010. Following a festive cocktail reception and silent auction, there will be a special performance by world-renowned opera artist Jessye Norman, national spokesperson for The Partnership for the Homeless. Ms. Norman will present songs from the American songbook. This will be followed by a live auction, to be conducted by Tobias Meyer, principal auctioneer, worldwide head of contemporary art, Sotheby’s. Arnold S. Cohen, president and CEO