For the benefit of Dunkelziffer e. V. and Kinderheim Hoffmann-Haus CC Kunst auctioned the following artworks
1. "7th Round - TRIBUTE TO MUHAMMAD ALI"
2. "First Round - TRIBUTE TO FLOYD PATTERSON"
by the famous artist Rüdiger Eschert, e.g. known by his serigraphs at the "aktuelles Sportstudio (ZDF)". The artworks are unique copy / replica on canvas (sihl) on 105 x 150 cm stretcher. The artworks had been exhibited in the CC Kunst gallery, Willy-Brandt-Str.56, 70173 Stuttgart. At May 27th and 28th the artworks have been exhibited at the lobby of MARITIM HOTEL, STUTTGART.
Further exhibition dates:
Friday, February 25th 2005 at the official press weight: Boxing championshop at light heavyweight (WBA) DARIUSZ MICHAELCZEWSKI vs. FABRICE TIOZZO u.a.: Hanse-Viertel, Mövenpick, Poststrasse 33, 20354 Hamburg, MARITIM HOTEL Reichshof Hamburg (Lobby), at February 26th 2005 at the Color Line Arena Hamburg (Vip area) the artworks have been signed by the boxers.
We want to thank the mayor of Stuttgart Dr. Wolfgang Schuster, Fritz Sdunek, Silke Weickenmeier, Artur Grigorian, Dietmar Poszwa, which supported our project and which signed the paintings too.
The following celebrities had signed the artworks:
OB Dr. Wolfgang Schuster, Fritz Sdunek, Silke Weickenmeier, Artur Grigorian, Fabrice Tiozzo, Til Schweiger, Olli Dietrich, Klaus Meine, Jan Fedder, Uli Wegner, Regina Halmich u.a.
In 2003 we could auction a painting by the artist JÖRG IMMENDORFF "BOXER" for 10.000.- EURO.
The benefit went to the known institutions (see impressions/auction-the-boxer-2003/).
The first bid was at the boxing event at Februar 15th by "Spotlight Boxing GmbH (Dietmar Poszwa) EUROFIGHTER" at the MARITIM HOTEL "Alte Reithalle" STUTTGART, about 2.500.- EURO (Stuttgarter Kaufmann). At the second event date at Februar 26th the following bids took place: 5.000.- Euros (merchant Hamburg) and 6.000.- EURO (by telephone M. Brüske, Stuttgart).
The paintings were sold at Mai 28th 2005 in Stuttgart in the Hans-Martin-Schleyer-Halle (Boxen: LUAN KRASNIQI vs. LANCE WHITAKER).