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The Prize

"Cow" by Andy Warhol.

  • Year created: 1987
  • Medium: lithographs
  • 9" x 9" (23 x 23 cm approx.)
  • Edition: Limited edition, #278 of 500
  • Framed
  • Retail Value: $1,800

These stunning limited edition lithographs were published in 1987 to coincide with a major Andy Warhol Show in Europe in a limited edition of just 500. Warhol's animal series with this fuschia/green cow on heavy, silver metallic paper is from edition #278/500. A true Andy Warhol masterpiece and very rarely seen with the silver metallic background which really highlights this iconic artwork.

The Certificate of Authenticity verifies the artist and edition of this piece.

 

The Cause

The Help A Life Foundation was formed in 2007 with the goal of housing and educating adolescent orphaned girls and providing them with a secure and supportive environment. We currently house 52 girls in a building compound capable of accommodating 56 girls and managed with a local staff of nine. Four tutorial rooms are used daily with a staff of six tutors in a range of subjects from English to Biology. 44 girls have completed high school and are at different universities throughout Ethiopia with most studying to become doctors or engineers.

These girls are selected from the surrounding villages with the collaborative effort of the local community leaders where they are housed in a gated safe group home with all living necessities provided for.

In addition, life skills training is also provided to integrate them into society as productive citizens. We currently have three self-sustaining projects, where five of the girls are managing them full-time as their careers and will be paid an according salary that allows them to integrate back into society as a proven success of Project Blue.

Much of the success of this project is due to Help a Life working directly with the local government and businesses. All of the HALF staff on Project Blue in Debre Markos are Ethiopian, and decisions are made in tandem with the local government officials.

Additional Details

  • Certificate of authenticity included.
  • In condition as donated.
  • Additional shipping charges may apply.
Item #P27297

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