Matthew Barney x Lance Mountain in Detroit

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

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

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

BT Art Box – Celebrating a British Design Icon

“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

Cats’ iPad art draws in donations

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

#KONY2012 – What’s the real story?

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

Who Do Benefit Auctions Really Benefit?

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

Own a colour, save a child’s life

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, the public, for a donation of at least… Read More

Exhibition of Major Works Donated to the “Artists for Haiti” Auction

On January 12, 2010, Haiti — the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere — was struck by a catastrophic earthquake that took nearly 230,000 lives, injured over 300,000 people, and left over a million homeless and displaced, according to reports from the United Nations and… Read More

King Robbo in a coma – Fundraiser for Banksy rival

“THE graffiti crew surrounding a legendary artist who rose to iconic status when he took on Banksy in a high-profile feud on the Regent’s Canal towpath is holding a fundraising event in his honour, reports the Camden New Journal. “King Robbo, described as “blue- blooded… Read More

Christie’s Joins with Takashi Murakami to Benefit Victims of Japan’s Earthquake

“Christie’s announced it will join with Takashi Murakami and Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd. to provide support for the victims of the March 11, 2011 Tohoku-Pacific earthquake in Japan by dedicating a special section of a forthcoming New York auction to the continuing relief effort. Murakami… Read More