Original Alex Lifeson 1971 Charcoal Sketch Available in A Brush of Hope Charity Auction
Nearly every year since its inception back in 2006, Alex Lifeson has donated one of his uniquely created paintings to the Kidney Foundation of Canada's annual Brush of Hope charity auction. However for the 2021 auction, Alex has donated a charcoal sketch of a live model that he drew back in 1971. From the auction website:
Original charcoal sketch by famed Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson.The charity auction will end on November 10th. Complete details and bidding instructions are available at this location.
Own a piece of music and art history!
Drawn in 1971, then 18 year old Alex completed this sketch of a live model while attending an art class during the formative years of Rush.
A truly one of a kind item!
Piece is charcoal on art paper, measures 18"x24" and is hand signed and dated on the front by Alex Lifeson!
About the Brush of Hope Charity auction:
Alex Lifeson, Don Cherry, Brent Butt, John Tavares, Barenaked Ladies, Alan Doyle, Mike Myers, John Meyer and Leonard Cohen are just a few of the celebrities who have taken up a brush to create an original masterpiece to help the millions of Canadians who are living with kidney disease or are at risk.For more information about the Kidney Foundation, please visit their website at www.kidney.ca, or check out their Facebook page HERE.
Thanks to the generous support of our partners and the community, since 2006, A Brush of Hope has raised over $110,000 for research, programs and patient services! Also thanks to the Alex Lifeson (of the band RUSH) limited edition prints, we have raised an additional $120,000 since November of 2011!
Thanks to RushFanForever for passing along the news.