Auction for Haiti Raises Nearly $14 Million, Breaks Records

Auction for Haiti Raises Nearly $14 Million, Breaks Records

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Painting by Jasper Johns, an artist included in Haitian relief auctionAn art auction Thursday night for relief efforts in Haiti raised nearly $14 million and set records, including highest total ever for a Christie’s charity auction.

The sale, co-organized by actor Ben Stiller’s Stiller Foundation, featured 27 works by 26 contemporary artists. All proceeds will go toward Haitian relief in the areas of education and health care.

 

(READ the story from Reuters)

Painting by Jasper Johns, an artist participating in Haitian relief auction

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