art for grenfell

ART FOR GRENFELL AUCTION AT SOTHEBY'S

ART FOR GRENFELL AUCTION AT SOTHEBY'S

Branch is delighted to be supporting the Art for Grenfell auction at Sotheby’s on Monday 16 October 2017.

Flora Fairbairn lived in Notting Hill for 10 years, very close to the tower, and was so thankful to Katie Heller and Hamish McAlpine for instigating this charity auction to help the victims of the fire.  Having taught art in a homeless centre in the neighbourhood, when Flora heard about the fire, she realised that some of those vulnerable people she had got to know through teaching them over the years had most likely since been housed in the tower.  The horrendous nature of the tragedy and the shocking number of deaths, including that of the very talented artist Khadija Saye who had just reached a very exciting point in her career, compelled Flora to want to help any charity project focused on the Tower...