The protagonist of ‘Friends’ announced that a portrait of him is part of the selection of 25 pictures that Mark Seliger auction to raise funds for the fight against the coronavirus.
“My dear friend Mark Seliger partnered with the foundation RAD and Christie’s to auction off 25 portraits -including one of mine -“ announced Jennifer Aniston (51). And he added that the 100% of the funds raised in this auction-which opened on the 28th of may and ends on the 12 of June – will be donated to the charitable organization NAFClinics that provides tests and medical assistance in the united States.
It may be that many of them sound the name of Mark Seliger (61), but they certainly all know their photos. After studying photography and art in Texas, where he was born, he moved to New York and there he became the chief photographer of the magazine Rolling Stone. Had the opportunity to travel and make portraits of hundreds of artists to this medium.
Then she collaborated with various publications of Condé Nastfrom Vanity Fair up GQ passing by Vogue and Elleto , among other. As On the auction site, he himself told the story of each of the 25 images selected for the auction. They all note that the key link is generated with the protagonist of the shot.
From Christiefor his part, added no doubt to the auction RADArt4Aida game of words to imply that it’s art to help. In addition to the impeccable image of the actress of Friends, in the lot donated by the photographer there are images of Kurt Cobain, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Johnny Cash, Tom Hanks, Billie Eillish, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lopez, Courtney Love and Brad Pitt, among others.
In addition, they commented that each of the celebrities you will have the opportunity to decide what foundation you want to derive the funds obtained from the sale of your image. With more than 30 years of career, the most important challenge of Seliger was to find those images that would attract greater benefits to assist in the fight against COVID-19.
In addition to actresses, actors and musicians, there are characters like Oprah and former president of the united States, Barack Obama. They all joined with enthusiasm to the proposal and spread it on their social networks. Many of them added to the portrait a note autographed to add value to the piece.