James Cohan Gallery is proud to host a special exhibition and sale of Roxy Paine's SCUMAK sculptures to benefit Human Rights First. Roxy Paine: SCUMAKS will open in conjunction with the Bill Owens exhibition on Thursday, June 26th from 6:00-8:00PM. The opening reception will begin at 6:00PM, followed by a reading by A.M. Homes at 6:30PM and an artist talk with Bill Owens.This special benefit sale is the third collaboration between James Cohan Gallery and Human Rights First.
Human Rights First is a non-profit organization that protects and defends the dignity of each individual through respect for human rights and rule of law. The organization is currently advocating eight major initiatives, including campaigns to end the use of torture as an interrogation technique, end Chinese arm sales to Darfur and assist Iraqi refugees in the US.
Please visit www.humanrightsfirst.org for more information on their many important activities.