31 Jul '17, 9pm

Auction Report: Jacob & Co. Astronomia Sky Unique Piece Sold At Leonardo DiCaprio Fou...

Auction Report: Jacob & Co. Astronomia Sky Unique Piece Sold At Leonardo DiCaprio Fou...

This is the third year in a row that the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation has held its annual gala in St. Tropez. The highlight of the event is a fundraising auction to benefit the foundation, which was held on July 26. The Foundation exists to raise awareness of the dangers of climate change and to help protect endangered wildlife. The fundraising auction typically features a combination of very high end experiences, access to events, luxury goods and objets d'art . Items up for auction this year included a large assortment of artworks donated for the event. In all, over $30 million was raised. Presentation of the Astronomia Sky at the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation benefit in St. Tropez. Vanity Fair reports , "The majority of the sum came from a multi-lot auction that included gifted art works from Richard Prince, Damien Hirst, Jonas Wood, Cecily Brown, and Rudolf Stingel. A l...

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