Friday, 29 January 2016

Shape Benefit Art Auction and Exhibition

Shape Arts will hold a contemporary art benefit auction powered by online auction house Paddle8 from 2 – 16 March 2016 ( with an accompanying exhibition at Shape Arts Gallery, 155 The Street, Westfield Stratford City, Stratford, London E20 1EN from 24 February – 8 March 2016.

To be auctioned are 25 works generously donated by a number of internationally acclaimed artists in recognition of Shape Arts’ 40th anniversary this year, and the continued importance of the organisation’s work in pushing for a more inclusive and accessible arts sector for disabled people. 

Artworks have been donated by Bedwyr Williams, Ben Cain, Bernar Venet, Candida Höfer, Christian Furr, Dora García, Erwin Wurm, Franko B, Grayson Perry, Greg Bartlet, Guy Yanai, Hans Op de Beeck, Hito Steyerl, Hormazd Narielwalla, Jake and Dinos Chapman, Jeremy Deller, Julie Umerle, kennardphillipps, Ragnar Kjartansson, Rivane Neuenschwander, Sophie Ryder, Stuart Semple, Tacita Dean and Unskilled Worker. 

This is the painting that I shall be donating for this very good cause:

'Blue/Green', Acrylic on canvas. 18 x 18in.
© Julie Umerle

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