Grenfell Tower Benefit Auction

Grenfell Tower: Benefit Auction

Today opens Art Advisor Lucy Meakin’s online auction in aid of the Grenfell Tower fire disaster in West London last month. The collection will feature some of the UK’s top contemporary artists including Cornelia Parker, Adam Fuss, The Clapham Brothers and Tracey Emin, to name a few.

After hearing of the disaster, Lucy – a former Notting Hill local, along with 25 of her artist friends came together to donate their works to the worthy cause. Running for 2 weeks the auction starts at 6 pm on 18th July 2017 until 6 pm on 1st August exclusively on artsy.net

Featured amongst the collection are photographs, hand-coloured etchings, prints, multiples as well as original artworks from the collective of artists. Each artist has donated a piece of work for the auction. Darren Almond has donated a photograph from his ‘full moon’ series. ‘Full Moon @ Valley Floor’ (2013). English sculptor and installation artist Cornelia Parker has donated two photogravure works: ‘Black Tulip’ and ‘Deception Glass’ (2017).

All funds raised will go directly to the London Community Foundation. Bidding will be open exclusively on Artsy.net.

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Ian Davenport – Colour Splat Cloud (white), 2017