Takashi Murakami and KAWS for Christie’s Tohoku-Pacific Earthquake Benefit Auction
Takashi Murakami and Kaikai Kiki Co. have teamed up with KAWS to create this impressive piece of work for a new auction from Christie’s to benefit the victims of the tragic Tohoku-Pacific earthquake in Japan earlier this year. The Sasakawa Peace Foundation, Global Giving, and International Medical Corps will benefit from the proceeds that are expected to reach $5 million. In addition to Takashi Murakami other artists contributing to the auction include Zeng Fanzhi, Mark Grotjahn, Damien Hirst, Thomas Houseago, KAWS, Jeff Koons, Friedrich Kunath,Yoshitomo Nara, Gabriel Orozco, Anselm Reyle, Cindy Sherman, Aya Takano and Luc Tuymans while a preview will take place at the Gagosian Gallery on Wednesday, October 26 to Friday, October 28 at their Madison Avenue space in New York.
Thanks to KAWS for the info.