Art + Rocknroll

Presented by Dallas Contemporary

Curated by The Future Tense and Peter Doroshenko
In Collaboration with the Goss-Michael Foundation
Benefiting the MTV Staying Alive Foundation and Dallas Contemporary

MTV RE:DEFINE is a dynamic exhibition and auction that brings together music with iconic and specially commissioned artworks by established and emerging talent.

Co-chaired by Joyce Goss & Kenny Goss
Advisory chairs: Jessica Nowitzki, Anna-Sophia van Zweden
Auctioneer: Alexander Gilkes
Special guest: Jerry Hall

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Show + Event Info

The 2014 auction was hosted by Alexander Gilkes of Paddle8, the show was curated by the FutureTense and Peter Doroshenko. The evening was a huge success as almost $2 million was raised to benefit the MTV Staying Alive Foundation and Dallas Contemporary. Details on the 2015 event will be announced soon…

The MTV Staying Alive Foundation
Read more about the work of the HIV/AIDS charity that is supported by funds raised from RE:DEFINE.
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Dallas Contemporary
Read more about the space that houses RE:DEFINE and how funds raised from the auction will benefit art in Dallas.
Go To The Website

2015 dates to be announced soon.


For those unable to attend the event in person, MTV RE:DEFINE supports a full range of absentee bidding options:

Telephone Bidding


To register for telephone bidding please email

You can also download Paddle8’s free iPhone app from the App Store. You’ll be able to register, bid, monitor auctions, and follow works by your favorite artists.

Online Bidding


MTV RE:DEFINE will support online silent auction bidding leading up to and simultaneous with the closing of the event at 11 PM CT on Friday, April 4th. Online bidding on live auction lots will conclude at 3 PM CT and will be transferred as starting and proxy bids for the live auction that evening.

Visit to view the catalogue and sign up to place bids online.

Please pay close attention to all associated terms and conditions relating to absentee and online bidding


The MTV:REDEFINE catalogue is available as both a digital download and as a physical item, and contains full details of every aspect of the project including all artists and lots, as well as the auction terms and conditions.