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Scorched Earth: art from ashes

Art made from ashes from the scorched earth of fields in Iraq: the long arm of IS could be felt Friday as far as the auction house Christie’s in London. On the block were works by fourteen renowned artists for Scorched Earth, a project initiated by the British charity Migrate Art, in which they used pigment made from those ashes. The proceeds of the auction, 262.700 pounds (289.000 euro), will go to three nonprofits that help refugees.

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