As every year, the American foundation of fight against AIDS amfAR gala
organizing its prestigious Cap d'Antibes, on the sidelines of the Cannes
Festival. This Thursday night, Coloring Book, a monumental sculpture by Jeff
Koons, will thus offered at auction.
One of the significant social events in Europe, charitable gala to be held at
the Eden Roc collected last year $ 35 million (over € 25.6 million) paid to the
fight against AIDS, while setting a new record.
With Koons sold at auction, this figure could be higher this year. The
American artist is popular: recently, a version of his Balloon Dog was awarded $
Antonio Banderas, Andrea Bocelli, Joel Coen, co-chair of the jury of the 68th
Cannes Film Festival, singer Mary J. Blige, Marion Cotillard, Xavier Dolan,
Lewis Hamilton, Karolina Kurkova and Eva Longoria, among many celebrities have
confirmed their participation. Among the exceptional items of sale, a dinner for
twelve people with Andrea Bocelli and works by Picasso, Warhol, Calder, Botero,
Since 1993, amfAR gala called "Cinema against AIDS" has raised $ 140 million
(€ 127 million). It is orchestrated by Sharon Stone for several years.