Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundationâ€™s Art For Life Charity Auction At Park Grove Raises Over 200,000
Friday, 12/04/2015 – 07:00 pm –
Park Grove Penthouse Sales Gallery
2701 South Bayshore Drive,
Miami, Florida 33133
Russell Simmons, David Martin, Danny Simmons and Jorge PÃ©rez hosted the annual Art For Life Auction benefitting the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation at the Park Grove penthouse sales gallery in the Coconut Grove neighborhood. The auction, which was powered by Artsy and conducted by Simon de Pury, included pieces by Art For Life 2015 featured artists Wangechi Mutu, Romero Britto, Renee Cox, Shepard Fairey, Theaster Gates, Mr. Brainwash and Kehinde Wileyâ€”whoâ€™s piece received the most bids of the lot and sold for more than three times its original value.
By nightâ€™s end, Art for life closed over 30 lotsâ€” 11 live and more than twice as many silentâ€” totaling over $200,000. All proceeds benefited Rushâ€™s arts education programs for inner-city youth and gallery programs for emerging artists and curators.
Guests were treated to musical stylings of DJ M.O.S while enjoying bites throughout the night catered by Michaelâ€™s Genuine Food and Drink.
Notable Guests: Russell Simmons, David Martin, President and Co-founder of Terra Group; Danny Simmons, Director of Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation; Jorge PÃ©rez, Chairman and CEO The Related Group; musician and actor Mack WildsThank you for using Soul Of Miami!