Homelessness is expected to rise 40-45% in the year ahead due to the pandemic. It’s unfathomable that any child, family or person would be without food or shelter. 50 celebrated artists have partnered with the Coalition for the Homeless to create these stunning limited edition artist plates.
ONE PLATE PURCHASE CAN FEED UP TO 75 HOMELESS & HUNGRY NEW YORKERS @artistplateproject launches November 16th @ 9 am EST 50 Artists – Edition of 175 per artist Curated by Michelle Hellman
The Coalition for the Homeless is the nation’s oldest advocacy and direct service organization helping homeless men, women and children. We believe that affordable housing, sufficient food and the chance to work for a living wage are fundamental rights in a civilized society. Since our inception in 1981, the Coalition has worked through litigation, public education and direct services to ensure that these goals are realized.
This November, Christie’s New York is are to present Andy Warhol’s seminal portrait of Jean-Michel Basquiat as a leading highlight of its 20th Century Evening Sale (estimate on request; in excess of $20 million)
Plates are a rather convenient way to display art, somewhere between ceramic – for the most part, though metals are possible – and painting. Ceramics are in vogue anyway, and as functional objects go, plates are easy to display. In ascending order of price, here are three recent initiatives which have stepped up to the plate:
Late Works, a permutable collective of artists, musicians, film-makers, writers, dancers and designers known for their nomadic series of live intermedia events and monthly radio show on Resonance EXTRA, recently announced the limited edition vinyl release of ‘Late Works: of Noise’ on Slow Dance Records.