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Toronto: Buddies in Bad Times Theatre presents ArtAttack! 2019 on November 14

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Mark your calendar for the 2019 edition of ARTATTACK!, the annual art auction and fundraiser for Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, taking place on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at Buddies. Doors open at 7pm with live auction starting at 8pm.

ARTATTACK! is one of Toronto’s best-loved and most outrageous art auctions - a glitter-ball themed art party will serve as the backdrop to this year’s event. The night offers art aficionados and novices alike an exclusive chance to scoop up work by over 50 visual artists and enjoy an unforgettable night full of surprises. 

The ARTATTACK! live auction is a showcase of works from some of the biggest up-and-coming artists in Toronto. In addition, the ever-popular Rock Hudson Memorial Tuck Shop is back, selling unique art pieces and limited edition prints at set prices, with a range of purchase options for all ARTATTACK! guests. 

Featured artists include Jeff Bierk, Francisco-Fernando Granados, General Idea, Zamila Islam, Bruce LaBruce, Nina Levitt, Pamila Mathiru, Ed Pien, Jessica Thalmann, and many more.

LIMITED EDITION PRINT BY RAJNI PERERA                                                                        

For the seventh year in a row, ARTATTACK! is proud to feature a set of 20 limited-edition prints by a celebrated Canadian artist. This year’s selection is from Toronto-based artist Rajni Perera, whose work has been exhibited at MOCA, Art Toronto, and Art Dubai. With Perera’s piece, A Dangerous No,  ARTATTACK! guests have a chance to add this new work from a prominent local artist to their very own collection. Each of Perera’s prints is available for sale now at a set price of $295.


curatorial committee R. Kelly Clippteron, Keith Cole, Paul Dotey, Chris Ironside, Suzy Lake, and Andrew James Paterson

hosted by Johnnie Walker

Thursday, November 14, 2019

7PM Doors | 8PM Live Auction

Tickets $40

Box Office 416.975.8555, or

Buddies in Bad Times Theatre 12, Alexander Street, Toronto ON.

Illustration: Detail of A Dangerous No. © 2019 Rajni Perera.