Auction booklet for Max’s Kansas City’s auction, 1971. Artists included Carl Andre, Willem de Kooning, Roy Lichtenstein, Richard Serra, Robert Raushenberg, Andy Warhol, Sol Lewitt, and others. Several small black & white images of the the items up for auction are featured in the 2-page booklet.
Mickey Ruskin, owner of the famous artists’ bar Max’s Kansas City, organized this auction to raise money to pay back taxes on the establishment. Artists donated pieces to help out the bar. Gallery 98 has three copies in stock, one with handwritten price estimates.
8.5″ x 11″ when folded
Front page of booklet with handwritten price estimates
Front page of booklet
Left inside page of booklet
Right inside page of booklet
Back of booklet