National charity Heart Research UK have launched the ‘anonymous heART project’ 2019, an online fundraising campaign that will see hundreds of anonymous one-of-a-kind masterpieces created by huge names from the worlds of art and entertainment, available for anyone to bid on.
Alan Titchmarsh, Robert Smith (The Cure), Zoë Wanamaker CBE, Vic Reeves, Miriam Margolyes, Ralph Steadman and Keith Lemon are just a selection of the celebrities and acclaimed artists that have create original A5 pieces of artwork to the project.
Their pieces will be auctioned alongside over 400 others, created by a host celebrities, artists and creative Heart Research UK supporters, on eBay from the 4th – 13th October.
The twist? Though the list of artists will be available to
all bidders, the artist of each individual piece will be kept anonymous,
only being revealed once the auction is over. Could you bag yourself an
original masterpiece for a bargain price?
You can bid on your favourite piece here – http://heartresearch.org.uk/heart-auction
All the money raised will fund Heart Research UK’s vital medical research into the prevention, treatment and cure of heart disease.
Kate Bratt-Farrar, Chief Executive of Heart Research UK, said: “The anonymous heART project is one of the most exciting campaigns Heart Research UK has ever run. The quantity and quality of the artwork that we have received from artists, designers and celebrities all over the world has been astounding.
“At Heart Research UK, we’re always looking for fun and interesting ways to raise money. The anonymous heART project allows people to support ground-breaking medical research but also get a little something back, owning their own mini-masterpiece created by an artist or celeb.
“What makes this project so special is that everyone has the chance to own a piece of iconic art; it really is making high class art available to all.
“All of the money we raise will help us continue our
pioneering medical research, helping us benefit patients as soon as
All the artwrok is live on eBay now. You can bid on your favourite piece here – http://heartresearch.org.uk/heart-auction