Benefit print sale
Jed Root, Inc. is proud to announce the debut of the Benefit Sales section of. Benefit Sales has been created to support our artists and our companys philanthropic endeavors and will feature print sales or auction items for a variety of charitable, cultural and humanitarian organizations. It gives us great pleasure to support the generosity of our artists and to contribute to the community in this fashion and we look forward to updating you frequently with Jed Root, Inc. Benefit Sales news.
Our first Benefit Sales opportunity is “Flowers for the Land of the Rising Sun” by Jeremy Kost in support of the Japan Society’s Japan Earthquake Relief Fund. Jeremy has created a three 8×10; prints that will be sold as one set. All proceeds (minus shipping) from the sale of these signed, numbered, limited-edition sets will go to the Japan Societys Japan Earthquake Relief Fund.
« Certain moments tend to stay with us forever. The previous generations can recall the moment they learned JFK was assassinated and personally, I’ll never forget 9-11, the Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004, Hurricane Katrina and now the devastation we’re playing witness to in Japan.
Although I’ve never had the honor of visiting, through dear friends and an admiration for their culture and resolve, the tragedy has left me thinking that I needed to do more than simply text $10 to the Red Cross. Seeing them, now in the relative aftermath, having to abandon certain traditions they hold so dearly is equally heartbreaking.
Along with Nicola Formichetti, Charlie Welch and Edward Kim, I’ve created a benefit edition titled “Flowers for the Land of the Rising Sun”. Three of my favorite guys (Jeff Tomsik, Steve Gold and Tomas Skoloudik) posing the way we enter and leave the world with a plethora of white flowers. To me the flowers represent the myriad of things from innocence, to beauty, to sadness and simplicity. »
This set of three 8×10 photographs, a limited-edition of 100, are available for $150 (plus shipping and handling).