Charlotte Olympia's artistic collaboration at Gagosian Gallery

Charlotte Olympia's artistic collaboration at Gagosian Gallery

A glamorous step in the right direction

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'Stepping Up for Art' is the new creative project organised the by 16-year-old art world prodigy India Wolf, in collaboration with Gagosian Gallery and Charlotte Olympia

Combining the worlds of fashion, art and education, India Wolf the daughter of artist Maya Lin and collector Daniel Wolf, enlisted 20 world-renowned artists including Jeff Koons, Ed Ruscha, Richard Prince, Cindy Sherman, Laurie Simmons, Sachs, and George Condo to use the high-heeled Charlotte Olympia 'Dolly' platform as a blank canvas  all in the name of art and charity.  

Studio in a School, which brings the visual arts to under-funded New York City public schools, also invited children from their partnering schools around the city to contribute their creativity on the 'Dolly's' for the show.



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The works — which are on view for three days at Gagosian Gallery's Madison Avenue space  are for sale privately for collectors, supporters, and stiletto lovers with all proceeds benefitting the non-profit organisation, Studio in a School.

Thomas Cahill, president and CEO of Studio in a School expressed his gratitude for the unique collaborative efforts, stating, "That's one of the lovely things about [Stepping Up for Art], the process and the respect for their work is mirrored by the whole respect that the Gagosian gallery has...these kids will have the memory of this forever."

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