LUMAS CHARITY AUCTION: Heal the World through Art

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Special auction of 16 sold-out prints from the LUMAS Collection. Live sale on artnet Auctions: November 21–28, 2012.

Skyway Over Manhattan by Jacques Olivar

Jacques Olivar Skyway Over Manhattan #2, 2002 Mounted Lambda print 31.5 x 38.4 in. 80 x 97.5 cm. Est. US$4,000–6,000 €3,135–4,705

With its online charity auction, Heal the World through a Piece of Art, LUMAS would like to set an example and help those people affected by natural disasters and wars which cause untold suffering and misery around the world. In partnership with artnet Auctions, LUMAS is auctioning 16 sold-out pieces from the LUMAS portfolio. LUMAS will donate 100% of the proceeds to three established and trusted charity organizations to ease the suffering caused by Hurricane Sandy (American Red Cross), the civil war in Syria (UNICEF), and the war in the Nuba Mountains in Sudan (Cap Anamour).

The 16 works included in the sale are among the most sought after, sold-out works from the portfolio. Each work offered will be the last number in the edition. Included among the works are prints by Joseph Beuys, Wolfgang Joop, Michel Comte, and Robert Lebeck.

LUMAS CHARITY AUCTION: Heal the World through Art is live on artnet Auctions from November 21 to 28 at

For more information about this sale, please contact artnet Auctions specialists:
Christopher Sweet
Senior Specialist, Photographs
+1-212-497-9700 ext. 165

Media Contact:
To receive further information and images, or to arrange interviews, members of the media may contact:
Elizabeth Reina-Longoria or Deirdre Maher
Elizabeth(at)bluemedium(dot)com or Deirdre(at)bluemedium(dot)com

LUMAS has created a new space for art, which offers young collectors and all art lovers a diverse selection of works by over 160 established artists and emerging newcomers. At 18 galleries in Germany, SoHo New York, Zurich, London, Paris, and Vienna, more than 1,400 works are available as original photographs in editions of 75 to 150, signed by the artist. These editions allow LUMAS to offer affordable prices between US$100 and 800. LUMAS makes museum-quality art photography affordable for everyone.

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