The donating game: How artists like Tracey Emin are driving philanthropy in the art world
The British artist is among those who have donated millions of pounds’ worth of art to charities—perhaps we could all take a leaf out of her book?
Are charity art auctions, not donations, the new model for offsetting taxes?
Paul Allen’s estate has pledged proceeds of its $1.6bn Christie’s sale to unnamed philanthropic causes, while FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried vaguely promised to give away his fortune
Marlene Dumas donates Mouth painting about women's rights for Amnesty International sale
Ai Weiwei and Richard Serra have also given works to the auction taking place at Sotheby's Paris
Hear them roar: Peter Doig and Ai Weiwei make tiger rugs for charity initiative
The profits of the sale will go towards tiger conservation efforts in countries including Bangladesh and China
The downside to art world altruism that no one talks about
Charity sales, while undoubtedly a positive, tend to skew valuable auction data upwards and muddy an already opaque market
Tracey Emin donates brain sculpture for Parkinson’s UK auction
An exhibition open to the public in London's Piccadilly will bring together the art from top UK artists before the works go under the hammer at Christie's