Charity

Contemporary Art

Auction: Leading Artists Support Cancer Patients at Sothebys

Auction: Leading Artists Support Cancer Patients at Sothebys

Posted October 11th, 2013

Auctions, Charity, Contemporary Art

This October, some 40 leading artists from around the globe will pledge their support for those who are living through the challenges of cancer treatment by donating works, many created especially for the occasion, for a sale at Sotheby’s in aid of The Mimi Foundation…. Read More

Kids

The Largest Artwork in the World

The Largest Artwork in the World

Posted March 9th, 2013

Auctions, Charity, Digital Art, Kids

Ingvar Bjorn Thorsteinsson wants to create The Largest Artwork in the World to raise awareness among the public about the situation of many children around the globe and what UNICEF is doing to help them. Ingvar’s attemp to create the Largest Artwork in the World… Read More

Sports

Matthew Barney x Lance Mountain in Detroit

Matthew Barney x Lance Mountain in Detroit

Posted January 9th, 2013

Charity, Documentaries, Kids, Sports

A documentary following Lance Mountain’s trip to Detroit to skate the Matthew Barney designed skateboard. As part of his “Drawing Restraint” series, Barney donated the board at auction to benefit the construction of the Juxtapoz x Power House Productions Ride It Sculpture Park in Detroit,… Read More

Shows

The Annual “Art Gone Wild” Animal Art Show in Oklahoma

The Annual “Art Gone Wild” Animal Art Show in Oklahoma

Posted January 6th, 2013

Charity, Shows

Now, that’s some fine anaconda art we got here! With their paws, claws, noses and even lips; many of the animals at the Oklahoma City Zoo have been creating new masterpieces for this year’s Art Gone Wild art show. The Oklahoma City Zoo hosted its… Read More

England

BT Art Box – Celebrating a British Design Icon

BT Art Box – Celebrating a British Design Icon

Posted June 18th, 2012

Charity, Design, England

“Experts call it the K6. We call it a red phone box. The good old British phone box was designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott to commemorate King George V’s Silver Jubilee. This year we’ve got a Diamond Jubilee and London 2012 to look forward… Read More

Mobile

Cats’ iPad art draws in donations

Cats’ iPad art draws in donations

Posted April 14th, 2012

Charity, Mobile

A Los Angeles animal shelter that lets its cats chase toys on top of iPads hope the digital art created by the movement will encourage donations of money and tablet computers. An Animal Planet crew visited the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals… Read More

Videos

#KONY2012 – What’s the real story?

#KONY2012 – What’s the real story?

Posted March 11th, 2012

Africa, Charity, Documentaries, Propaganda, Uganda, Videos

Updated: KONY 2012 is a film and campaign by Invisible Children that aims to make Joseph Kony famous, not to celebrate him, but to raise support for his arrest and set a precedent for international justice. Around 70 millions views on Youtube since monday last… Read More

Discussions

Who Do Benefit Auctions Really Benefit?

Who Do Benefit Auctions Really Benefit?

Posted November 28th, 2011

Auctions, Charity, Discussions

Hyperallergic must have hit a nerve with this article about the treatment of artists who donate works for charity. It’s all over the forums and it’s really worthwhile reading. Excerpt: “In today’s economy artist are forced to play the game whether they like it or… Read More

Charity

Own a colour, save a child’s life

Own a colour, save a child’s life

Posted September 29th, 2011

Charity

Dulux has launched a website initiative with Unicef in which users are asked to buy one of the 16.7 million colours that a smartphone screen can display in order to help the charity. Through the website ownacolour.com, the public, for a donation of at least… Read More