Premium furniture design company Roche Bobois has invited eight artists, selected by ArtReview, to transform seating components of its Mah Jong modular sofa system. The completed works will be sold at auction to raise funds for two London-based charitably funded arts organisations: Vital Arts, which delivers art projects for the well-being of patients, staff and the wider hospital community at Barts Health NHS Trust, and Gasworks gallery and studios, which operates a programme of exhibition opportunities, studio spaces and residencies for early-career London-based and international artists.
Participating artists: Pio Abad, Larry Achiampong, Cornelia Baltes, George Eksts, Patrizio Di Massimo, Lauren Godfrey, Peter Liversidge, Joby Williamson
All the artworks can be viewed online here
The works will be auctioned at The Great Hall at Barts
St Bartholomew’s Hospital (Henry VIII Entrance, Giltspur Street)
West Smithfield, London EC1A 7BE
Thursday 21 April 2016, from 7pm
For further information, to make a prebid and to request an invitation
+44 (0)20 7014 8045
ArtReview has produced a standalone supplement profiling all eight artists and their completed works, distributed in the UK with the April 2016 issue of ArtReview, on sale now.
For press information see here