Street Art for ACLU: Benefit Auction 2017

https://www.artsy.net/auction/street-art-for-aclu-benefit-auction

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ACLU of Southern California + Artsy present Street Art for ACLU: Benefit Auction 2017, featuring Shepard Fairey, Colette Miller, Knowledge Bennett, and more.

For nearly 100 years, the ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) has been our nation’s guardian of liberty, working in a multitude of ways to preserve the individual rights and liberties that our system of governance was established to provide. In the current political climate, the importance of the ACLU’s efforts is manifold. Art, specifically street art, has long functioned as a political tool—even impacting international politics in profound ways.

We have gathered over forty significant contemporary artists—the large majority of them street artists—to raise awareness for the ACLU and generate support for the organization’s invaluable efforts.

Bidding will be open exclusively on Artsy and will close at 4:00pm PST on April 30th, 2017 (7:00pm ET).


Working primarily in the Downtown, Skid Row, and South Central neighborhoods, Bandit’s art is a fixture of Los Angeles’s streets. Coming from a background in graffiti, Bandit’s increasingly-intricate murals and stencils aim to confront his viewer with the most arresting socio-political issues of our time, with each piece poised to start a dialogue. “Street art,” in the artist’s words, “is more than just writing your name. It becomes a voice, and a responsibility.” His work is a unique expression of activism and social protest in which charged imagery is leveraged by the renegade act of its installation. Bandit has made contributions to Los Angeles’ famed Indian Alley and collaborated with many notable LA contemporaries including Plastic Jesus, WRDSMTH, Teachr, and thrashbird. Committed to work on the street, Bandit remains anonymous and is not represented by a gallery.

—Courtesy of Michael Carli

Signature: Signed

Other Works from the Auction

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and place your bid

Street Art for ACLU: Benefit Auction 2017 Auction closes Apr 30, 7:00 PM EDT

Bidding closes Apr 30 7:00 PM EDT

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