Charity art sale Incognito Art Show is now live online

More than 1,800 works are up for sale – but by who?

Words: Erin Irwin

The 2023 iteration of the Incognito Art Show is live online, with all artworks up for grabs for $100. The twist? There is no way of knowing what artist produced the work until it is purchased.

Designed to encourage collectors to buy for love, the Incognito Art Show has returned for a third year, attracting a plethora of high profile artists. Since the sale launched on the 15 July, lucky buyers have been able to purchase artworks by 2023 Archibald finalists Laura Jones, Eliza Gosse and Abdul Abdullah, 2023 Wynne Prize finalists Joan Ross, Miranda Hine and Jason Phu, and 2023 Sulman Prize finalists Marisa Purcell and Jessica Nothdurft.

The inclusive show allows any and all artists to submit their works, and all profits from the sale go to Studio A and Little Orange Studio, both of which support artists with disabilities. While 2,000 pieces have been sold already, plenty more are still up for grabs.

With the show’s anonymous submission system, all buyers buy with their heart, and may end up with an original artwork by a blockbuster artist – or a work they truly adore, no matter what name is written on the back.

For more information, or to find the next addition to your collection, visit the Incognito Art Show’s website here.

This article was posted 2 August 2023.

Image: Unknown artist, submission 0020. Courtesy: the artist and Incognito Art Show. 

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