Bentley Motors is staging an exclusive art auction at Bonhams, London, to raise money for The Christie, a specialist cancer centre in Manchester, which treats 40,000 patients a year and is an international leader in cancer research.
Bentley Styling and Design team have created 44 individual pieces for auction, drawing on the skills and techniques utilised in their roles and their enthusiasm for art. The collection ranges from the traditional to the contemporary; sculptures set in bronze, wood, metal, and leather through to stunning palette knife and brush paintings on canvas, digital art and photography. Bentley designer Richard Gilmartin has been raising funds to support the charity since 2001 and is the inspiration behind the exceptional project. Working with his colleagues, Richard aims to surpass his previous fundraising achievements by auctioning this unique collection.
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The auction of the collection will conclude with an exclusive event to be held at Bonhams, London, on Tuesday 1st December. Places are strictly limited and by invitation only. If you would like to be considered please email Design.Passion@Bentley.co.uk with your full name and telephone contact details.
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