1 in 11 men will get prostate cancer – an alarming statistic, and a largely unknown fact.
To generate awareness of this, 11 internationally renowned urban artists have been commissioned by Artist 11 to create works to be auctioned as part of Bonhams’ Urban Art Auction on 24th February, with proceeds from the works going to The Prostate Cancer Charity, the UK’s leading charity working with people affected by the disease.
The reputable artists including D*Face, Dan Baldwin, Eine, Pure Evil, Gerald Laing, Andrew McAttee, Blek Le Rat, Mr Jago, Nick Walker, Pete Fowler and Xenz are reaching out to the younger generation to highlight the issue through the broad appeal of urban art, as well as giving something back to the wider community.
Prior to the auction, an exhibition will be held at The Truman Brewery from 12th to 17th February in order to preview the huge works. Reaching 175 x 60cm, the dimensions of the canvases are those of an average man; the life size work emphasising this very real life problem. Every year 35,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer in the UK and one man dies every hour of the disease – a shockingly real issue.
Private View 11th Feb, 6.30pm
The pictures will be exhibited from 12th – 17th February 2009
Shop 14 Old Truman Brewery | 15 Hanbury Street | London E1 6QR
Hookedblog is a Street Art News site established in 2005 as a place for us to document and showcase Street Art from London and beyond.
Hookedblog have been following the work of italian artist Illustre Feccia for about a year now after we were introduced to the work online...
Currently based in Marseille, French street artist Manyoly spent some time in London back in December. Catching up with London street art...
Berlin based Australian artist James Reka spent some time in London just before the holidays on route to Australia via the US. Prior to h...
For those of you hooked on Instagram we are sure like us you will have seen the large number of Instagrammers sharing their 2016 Best Nine...
We recently featured the work of Italian artist Illustre Feccia (Previously on Hookedblog) having discovered one of their artworks earli...