The catalogue of the Madonna’s fundraising event in Miami
The auction catalogue of Madonna’s fundraising event in Miami is finally available.
Click here to browse it. The auction is to fundraise Raising Malawi, which is building a new important geriatric hospital in Malawi.
The evening will feature a live auction conducted by Alexander Gilkes, co-founder of Paddle 8. The auction will include works from Madonna’s personal collection including Tamara de Lempicka’s painting La Couronne de Fleurs (1925) Tracey Emin’s print It Just Happens (2001), and three Herb Ritts prints from her 1985 wedding to Sean Penn. Other works by artists Damien Hirst, Julian Schnabel, Cindy Sherman, Richard Prince, Marilyn Minter, Ai Wei Wei, Steven Klein and Steven Meisel will also be up for grabs to the highest bidder. Pierre Dolmans and Lisa Schiff will curate the art auction.
Additionally, guests will have the opportunity to bid on a trip with Madonna to visit Malawi for the opening of the new Mercy James Institute of Pediatric Surgery and Intensive Care. Also a portrait session with famed photography duo Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, as well as the Jeremy Scott for Moschino in collaboration with Rebel Heart Tour Costume Designer Arianne Phillips dress worn by Madonna on the Rebel Heart Tour.
MDNA Skin will be among the event’s sponsors with additional support from BVLGARI. BVLGARI is not the only Italian brand to sponsor this Madonna no-profit event. Also FIAT is helping.
“Founding Raising Malawi is one of the most meaningful things I have done in my life,” said Madonna.
“Raising Malawi’s evening of art, music and mischief at Art Basel will support our latest project to establish Malawi’s first pediatric surgery and intensive care unit,” Madonna added. “I’m excited to give others the opportunity to be part of this undertaking that will ultimately safe lives and help the children of Malawi.”