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Posts Tagged ‘House of Cards’

Shelter Up My Street Art Auction: Our House, an Amelia’s Magazine Collaboration

I collaborated with Amelia's Magazine illustrators Lesley Barnes, Emma Block, Yelena Bryksenkova, Natsuki Otani, Antonia Parker and Thereza Rowe to create a special piece of artwork to raise money for Shelter. To be auctioned tonight!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Our House up my street shelter Amelia's Magazine final
Our House, a collaborative artwork by Amelia's Magazine created in aid of the Up My Street campaign by Shelter.

A few years ago I held an open brief to put together a piece of art on the theme of a House of Cards, which was sold at auction in aid of Shelter in the company of such luminaries as Damien Hirst, Alexander McQueen (RIP) and Vivienne Westwood. The Shelter Card Quilt included interpretations of the Two of Hearts by 54 illustrators and artists, including some who became regular contributors to Amelia's Magazine and went on to feature in my books. The final artwork sold for £2,200 to a mystery bidder, so we were thrilled to raise so much money for a good… read more

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Shelter House of Cards Exhibition

Haunch of Venison Gallery, London

Written by Cari Steel

Today a group of activists went to London City airport to protest against the the expansion of flights from the airport. A new London to New York flight that only […]

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Shelter House of Cards exhibition

Haunch of Venison gallery, London

Written by Satu Fox

Australian artist Natasha Muhl’s cleanly executed but quietly sinister images caught my eye as soon as they dropped into my inbox. With a slightly folky edge, find probably because of […]