Benefit Auction for Armenia. Powered by Artsy. From 15 to 29 February 2024

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The Boghossian Foundation increases its aid to the refugees from Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) with an auction powered by Artsy.

The Boghossian Foundation presents the online Benefit Auction for Armenia, powered by Artsy. The auction will feature around 20 lots, including works by Etel Adnan, Peter Halley, Robert Longo, Gérard Schneider, and Chico da Silva, amongst others.

In the wake of the tragedy taking place in Armenia with more than 100,000 displaced people from Artsakh (also known as Nagorno-Karabakh), the Boghossian Foundation has considerably increased its contribution, efforts and aid to the country.  By meeting the most urgent needs to the particularly vulnerable Armenian refugees, we aim to ensure that they can find shelter and survive.

The proceeds of the auction will go to the AGBU Global Relief Fund which enables AGBU (Armenian General Benevolent Union) to help refugees find food, housing and work, so that they can start a new life.


The proceeds of the auction will go to the AGBU Global Relief Fund which
enables AGBU (Armenian General Benevolent Union) to offer various aid programs to tens of thousands of displaced Armenians from Artsakh restarting their
lives in Armenia, including medical and mental health services, job trainings and
placements, weekend and summer camps with trauma counselling, distribution
of basic supplies such as heaters, and readiness to address the changing needs
of the population.
The Boghossian Foundation and UGAB thank warmly the artists, galleries and
donors for their generous donation and support.

Artists include Etel Adnan, Noel W. Anderson, Ronan Barrot, Anastasia Bay, Jean
Boghossian, Philip Colbert, Pascal Convert, Safwan Dahoul, Yves Dana, Chico da
Silva, Lionel Estève, Wang Guang-yi, Peter Halley, Michael Kagan, Yayoi Kusama,
Robert Longo, Antonio Oba artworks, Gérard Schneider, Takis, Zhang Xiaogang,
and Wang Yuyang.


Boghossian Foundation
Villa Empain, Centre for art and dialogue between Eastern and Wester

About the auction
Bidding for this auction will take place exclusively on Artsy


The link to the auction will be available from 15 February 2024
Opening: 15 February, at 6 pm CET
Closing: 29 February, from 6 pm CET


About the Boghossian Foundation
The Boghossian Foundation was created in 1992 by Robert Boghossian and his
two sons, Jean and Albert, jewelers of Armenian origin, with the primary objective
of contributing to development and education. Its philanthropic action embraces
a whole series initiatives in Armenia and Lebanon.


About AGBU
More information about the AGBU Global Relief Fund here.


Photo. Gérard Schneider, Opus 65H, 1965
Oil on canvas, 38 x 46 cm

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