Ki Smith Gallery Artists Join Christie’s CSR Auction for #GlobalGiving



Ki Smith Gallery will not be physically opening its doors to the exhibition, Base 12: Don’t Call It a Comeback due to coronavirus. However the artists in this group exhibition announced that they will participating in the Fight Coronavirus & Artist Aid online auction, organized by Christie’s Corporate Social Responsibility program.

Preview the available works and save the date, Saturday, April 4th at Noon, when bidding begins.

Alana Dee Haynes, Whale Waves, 2020. Image courtesy Ki Smith Gallery

This auction will contribute to the lives of artists who have been affected by the fallout of the COVID-19 outbreak. Each participating artist has agreed to donate a portion of the proceeds from the sales of their work to GlobalGiving’s Coronavirus Relief Fund, which directly supports communities in crisis around the world and the healthcare professionals fighting this pandemic on the front lines.

Bruno Smith, Chupacabra (Suck Goat), 2019. Image courtesy Ki Smith Gallery

Says Celine Cunha, Chairman of the Christie’s Employee Initiatives CSR Organization: “It is more important than ever for the art community to come together, for us to amplify each other’s voices and encourage the continuation of artistic creation, which is so vital to the preservation and advancement of our society and humanity. My organization’s most important goal is to bring artists and charitable organizations together to highlight each other’s visions, and through recognition, collaboration, and public donation, we aim to build a healthier world.”

Base 12: MoMA PS1 Pop-up, 2016. Image courtesy Ki Smith Gallery

In addition to the works from Base 12: Don’t Call It a Comeback, the auction will also include a selection of pieces from our past programming: Dylan Reitz’s Ebbs, Annina Roescheisen’s Bridging Grey, and Sono Kuwayama’s Ma

Fight Coronavirus & Artist Aid Online Auction will take place on Saturday, April 4, 2020 with bidding beginning at Noon, and the Auction closing on April 18, 2020. Read more about Christie’s CSR. Read more about