NYC///NEWS///SHEPARD FAIREY’S ORIGINAL OBAMA ARTWORK AT RUSSELL SIMMONS’ CHARITY AUCITON…
With OBAMA mania running at full capacity, Hip-Hop culture mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS is offering one of official Barack Obama campaign artist SHEPARD FAIREY's three original handmade fine art "Hope" editions in his annual ART FOR LIFE charity auction. Donated by the artist, Shepard's mixed media stencil collage on cotton rag paper measures a whopping 4' x 6' and its sale benefits Simmons' non-profit organization, Rush Philanthropic, that benefits the youth community of greater Manhattan through various arts-based charity outreach programs including the Rush Community Grants Program, Rush Arts Gallery and Resource Center, and Rush Kids among others (read more about it HERE). The bidding ends on July 16, 2008 12:16:00 PM (EDT), and as of Monday afternoon the going price was $40,000 USD. Give till it hurts...
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