Mimi Foundation: The Power of Love


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This October, Sotheby’s is pleased to present for sale an extraordinary selection of works in aid of the Mimi Foundation. Established by the prominent contemporary art collector, Myriam Ullens, this charity provides psychological and physical support for those undergoing treatment for cancer. Forty of the world’s leading names in contemporary art have donated works to fund the charity’s European expansion, from which eight pieces will be auctioned as part of a gala dinner hosted to honour this special event. Works by Ugo Rondinone, Tracey Emin, Sterling Ruby, Marc Quinn, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Zhan Wang, Farhad Moshiri and Yan Pei-Ming to be sold on the evening of 16th October (invited guests only) will proceed the auction of the remaining pieces as part of the Contemporary Art Day Sale on the 18th October (lots 301-333). Signature works by Andreas Gursky, Antony Gormley and a group by prominent Chinese artists lead the sale and reflect the deep interest and commitment to promoting contemporary art held by Myriam Ullens and her husband Guy.

Please note that eight lots which are showing above are not featured within the Contemporary Art Day Auction e-catalogue.  Please contact Julie Noble on julie.noble@sothebys.com or +44 (0)20 7293 5392 for further information on how to bid on these works.

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