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PAUL CONRAD BRONZE SOLD AT ROBERT BERMAN AUCTION TO SANTA MONICA NOTED GALLERY QWNER TO BENEFIT "CHAIN REACTION" RESTORATION EFFORT

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  • Jerry Rubin
    MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jerry Rubin 310-399-1000 JerryPeaceActivistRubin@earthlink.net OR: David Conrad davepconrad@earthlink.net PAUL
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 12, 2012
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      MEDIA ADVISORY
      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
      Contact: Jerry Rubin 310-399-1000
      JerryPeaceActivistRubin@...
      OR: David Conrad
      davepconrad@...

      PAUL CONRAD BRONZE SOLD AT ROBERT BERMAN AUCTION
      TO SANTA MONICA NOTED ART GALLERY OWNER TO BENEFIT
      "CHAIN REACTION" RESTORATION EFFORT


      Santa Monica, CA- A bronze sculpture by 3-time Pulitzer Prize winning political cartoonist Paul Conrad was sold at auction on November 11

      to benefit the restoration effort for the late artist and sculptor's iconic landmarked "Chain Reaction" sculpture that has been standing in the

      Santa Monica Civic Center since 1991. The bronze titled "Martin Luther King Free at Last" was auctioned at the Robert Berman Last

      Goodbuy Live Public Art Auction, that took place at the Bergamot Station Art Center in Santa Monica. The 1996 Conrad piece was sold

      for $4,500 to Josh Needle, a longtime local Santa Monica resident and the owner of the noted Impolitic- A Gallery of Opinionated Art,

      which was located on Main Street in the Ocean Park area of Santa Monica from 1999 to 2003.


      The auction price also included Conrad's 1975 political cartoon print How Would You Like to Be Introduced´┐Ż?.


      Also attending the auction were Paul Conrad's wife Kay Conrad and their son David Conrad.


      All the proceeds will be used for repairing and restoring "Chain Reaction".


      People can donate to the restoration effort by sending their tax deductible contributions to:

      City of Santa Monica Cultural Affairs Division
      For: "Chain Reaction"
      P.O. Box 2200
      Santa Monica, CA 90407-2200

      For more information call: 310-399-1000
      And visit: www.ConradProjects.com

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