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Art for L’Aquila Auction

by Sam Dunham

Art for L'Aquila Auction

View the online catalogue/Il catalogo è ora on-line.

For those of you that are brimming full of enthusiasm to help L’Aquila but who can’t quite afford the €1000 per ticket for the Ferrari Auction we are proud to announce ‘ for L’Aquila’, an exhibition and auction that will be taking place in London & Paris in July.

This ‘Art for L’Aquila’ exhibition and auction is being organised by the Art project Minerva run by Pelino Santilli, Blandine Martin, Magdalena Rutkowska & hosted by the Italian Cultural Institute in London from the 29th June -5th July.  Bloomsbury Auctions will be conducting a celebrity auction on Thursday 2nd July after a reception that begins at 18.30pm during which when Monika Milcarz  and her Gold Table award winning team from THE KNAYPA will providing light snacks and Villa Almé wines will be served.  A mirror event will be held in Venice.

Art for L'AquilaThis very special art exhibition features the very best of contemporary L’Aquila & artists as well as many pieces that have been kindly donated by internationally acclaimed artists which will be available at the auction.  We will be running a series of special weekly features profiling some of the artists who are exhibiting between now the start of the exhibition and which you can bid for at the auction on 2nd July.

Get ready, they are all bright young things and if there was ever an opportunity to support young contemporary artists from an undiscovered part of and help make it become famous again for something other than an this is the perfect opportunity.

All monies raised will be put towards the restoration of the destroyed 18th century church ‘Santa Maria del Suffragio’ whose fallen dome has come to be symbolise the cultural, socio & economic tragedy that befell so many after the earthquake in L’Aquila on 6th April.

If you feel that you or your company can be of assistance to in helping to sponsor this L’Aquila fundraising event; with any help in its promotion; or you are interested in either attending or receiving a catalogue & bidding form, please fill in the form below to let us know your interest and ways in which you feel you can assist us in supporting this quite brilliant cause.

Art for L'Aquila


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Joshua Lawrence
Joshua Lawrence

I love this project