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Notice: Charity Auction To Help The Lightbox Re-open

Published on: 4 Jul, 2020
Updated on: 4 Jul, 2020

The Lightbox, the award-winning charitable arts and heritage organisation in Woking, is holding an online art auction, running up to July 16, to raise money to help it reopen to the public.

Sean Henry, Seated Man No.3, a preparatory sketch for sculpture of the same name and year, 2016. Estimate £50 to £2,000

The costs of reopening are considerable as extra safety precautions need to be put in place to adhere to government guidelines, including additional members of staff to monitor social distancing.

Constella OperaBallet, unique experience of a live virtual performance by a Constella OperaBallet artist. Estimate £50 to £2,000.

The Lightbox Charity Auction includes a wide variety of paintings, drawings and photographs, generously donated by supporters of The Lightbox, including drawings by internationally renowned sculptor Sean Henry and prints by photographer Anne-Katrin Purkiss, who exhibited at there earlier this year.

Anne-Katrine Purkiss, Dame Elisabeth Frink, sculptor, in her studio, March 1990, black and white photograph. Estimate £50 to £2,000.

The charity’s corporate partner, Ewbank’s, based at Burnt Common in Send, has kindly offered to host the auction on its website, and manage payments and sales. The Lightbox is so grateful for its continued support during this difficult time.

Nagihan Seymour, Little Penc Series-1, this symmetrical art type is called “Tezhip” illumination which means orname. Estimate £50 to £2,000.

The charity’s online art auction is now open to all, closing on Thursday, July 16, when the highest bidders will not only receive lovely artworks, but do so whilst helping The Lightbox at the same time.

Click on the link here to visit the auction and to place your bids online. 

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