15 Apr 2021
Joe has been hand-picked to create an artwork for auction to support Peace One Day. We just love Joe Webb's donation to the auction event that will be hosted by the prestigious auction house, Paddle 8, beginning on the 21st of September - world peace day - and ending on the 5th of October.
'The piece is a nod to the story of Colonel Gail Seymour who dropped candy to children during the Berlin airlift from 1948 to 1949.' Joe Webb
All proceeds from the painting will go to Peace One Day to raise awareness for world peace day. Webb's work will be auctioned alongside artworks by other big names such as Anthony Gormley, Damien Hirst, Jake and Dinos Chapman, Barry Reigate, Dan Baldwin, Harland Miller and Nancy Fouts.
The auction is being promoted by artist Jake Chapman, alongside actor and Peace One Day ambassador, Jude Law via a live broadcast through Peace One Day's social channels.
'It is designed as a tribute to the children who are affected by modern day conflicts, in particular the current war in Syria where innocent children are
being injured and killed from the bombings.' Joe Webb
Seascape - Original Collage 2016 (sold)
Joe Webb carefully selects imagery from vintage magazines and printed ephemera to create collages of juxtaposing images. His subjects often refer to current political issues with splashes of humour and unease.Joe isn't new to donating his works to charity, earlier this year Citizens of the Earth went up for auction to raise money for the National Circus Gala, and raised an incredible £700!
Citizens of the Earth - Silkscreen, edition of 100, 64 x 50 cm.
Joe is planning to release silkscreen editions of 'Candy Bomb' soon, so watch this space...
We have the pleasure of hanging 'Candy Bomb' in our gallery up until the end of the auction, so please pop by to have a look! If you have any
questions, please get in contact via email: email@example.com or phone us on +44 (20) 3667 4550. Thanks!