The tragic earthquake that struck the Sichuan Province of China in May of this year unleashed unimaginable destruction and suffering. Perhaps hardest hit were the children left without homes and schools. An impressive group of artists and vinyl toy companies have come together for "This One's For The Children of Sichuan", a charity auction to benefit children affected by the disaster. Auction items will include original paintings, toys, and limited-edition collectibles from Ron English, Simone Legno (tokidoki), Shepard Fairey, Buff Monster, Michael Lau, Kathie Olivas, Joe Ledbetter, Devilrobots, Brandt Peters, Huck Gee, Cameron Tiede, The London Police, Kaws, Toby HK, Amanda Visell, Miss Mindy, CJ Metzger, Play Imaginative, Toy Tokyo, De La Barracuda, Munky King, DKE Toys, DNM, SURU, 3-Mix, Fresh Manila and more. The auction will take place online with from Friday, August 21st to Sunday, August 31st with a live preview on the 22nd at the opening of the MINDstyle LIFEstyle space at the Delay No Mall in Hong Kong. Proceeds for the auction will benefit Care For Children's efforts to assist the children and students who were most affected by disaster. Simone created this very special painting to support the relief fund and it will be auctioned off on ebay VERY SOON. We will post the link to the auction as soon as it goes live. Stay tuned!
August 19, 2008 — admin