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10th annual Art for Tibet benefit auction and exhibition

Art for Tibet will be hosted in the heart of Soho, bringing together artists and activists to celebrate and support the Tibetan peoples’ nonviolent freedom struggle. All proceeds from the sales will benefit Students for a Free Tibet’s (SFT) critical work in support of the Tibetan freedom movement. Art for Tibet’s online auction commences on October 19th (see www.artfortibet.org) in partnership with BidSquare and will close at the live event at the Now Here Gallery on November 3rd, which will include a drinks reception and a performance by contemporary Tibetan performing artist Yesh. The event will be free and open to the public.   View Poster
 
World-renowned artist and activist Ai Weiwei will join this year’s exhibit for the first time and serve on the event’s Honorary Committee alongside returning members American contemporary street artist Shepard Fairey, NYC hip-hop artist & Beastie Boys collaborator Cey Adams, Professor Robert Thurman, and Tibetan director Yangzom Brauen. 
 
Art for Tibet will showcase more than 60 artworks from a diverse international pool of established and emerging artists, including several outstanding contemporary Tibetan artists. We are honored to feature works from Ai Weiwei, Shepard Fairey, Pema Rinzin, Icy & Sot, Cey Adams, Maya Hayuk, Karma Phuntsok, Judith Eisler, Curtis Kulig, Boy Kong, Al Diaz, Tim Okamura, Lady Aiko, Renate Aller, and many more!
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