Fine Arts: Scooping the competition for a good cause
The Scoop Foundation’s latest auction of pieces donated by artists features Richard Hearns’s eye-catching Fire Island
Managed by brothers Andy and Calvin Sweeney, the Scoop Foundation had its genesis while Andy was travelling in Cambodia. Horrified by the sight of kids deformed for begging purposes, naked toddlers selling fruit on the streets and the prevalence of children sold into prostitution, he decided the time was ripe for a charity that would raise funds to counter humanity’s worst crises, at home and abroad.
Last year Scoop celebrated its 10th year...
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The lots from Fortlands House include rare and delightful pieces from the Far East, both historic and modern
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Ongoing online auctions at Adam's and O'Reilly's are a feast for diamond lovers
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