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Wednesday January 14, 2009
The Evening's Event
Cocktail Reception and Strolling Supper
6:00 pm
DIA Kresge Court John R Loggia Entrance
$65 per person Hosts: Heather Jones, Amy Kantgias, and Evie Wheat

Contemporary Art Market Panel
7:00 pm
DIA Lecture Hall John R Loggia Entrance
Free and open to the public

Cash valet available at Loggia entrance; Self-parking available in the Cultural Center John R Lot

RSVP for the Cocktail Reception and Strolling Supper to Tarya Stanford at 313.833.4020 or


Josh Baer
Josh Baer writes and publishes the weekly contemporary arts newsletter, The Baer Faxt. Before creating this publication in 1995, Baer was the owner of a commercial art gallery in New York. He is now a private art advisor. Baer's experience in the art market offers readers of The Baer Faxt a unique insight into the artworld.

Rhona Hoffman

Rhona Hoffman opened her gallery in Chicago in 1983. From its inception as the Young Hoffman Gallery in 1976, the gallery has focused on showing international emerging artists alongside more established talents. Rhona is active in the Chicago community, maintaining close relationships with both its museums and its local artists.

Ruth Rattner
Ruth Rattner, an art appraiser and consultant for twenty years, offers private and corporate collectors guidance in selecting, placing, and maintaining works of art. Ruth also taught art history at Wayne State University, College for Creative Studies, and the University of Windsor, and held positions at the Gertrude Kasle Gallery and the Detroit Institute of Arts