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Charity auction with Peter Greenaway

Saint-Petersburg, June 19, 2012; On June 18th, the film director and artist Peter Greenaway participated in a charity event at Kempinski Hotel Moika 22, for the benefit of First Medical Panteleimonovsky Foundation.

On June 18th, the film director and artist Peter Greenaway participated in a charity event at Kempinski Hotel Moika 22, for the benefit of First Medical Panteleimonovsky Foundation.

Greenaway’s paintings as well as many other items kindly donated by St Petersburg artists and sculptors were put up for auction. All donations and auction proceeds will be given to the Department for Road Traffic Accidents at Children’s Hospital #5 (located at 134 Bukharestskaya Street).

The auction coincided with a festival of Greenaway’s films that took place on June 15th -18th in Dom Kino, where his most well-known films were presented: The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover, The Draughtsman's Contract, Drowning by Numbers.

The auction was organized by: Vasily Gorchakov Production Centre supported by Kempinski Hotel Moika 22; Consulate General of the United Kingdom; Consulate General of the Netherlands; External Relations Committee, Committee of Culture, Committee of Social Politics in St Petersburg. ted Kingdom; Consulate General of the Netherlands; External Relations Committee, Committee of Culture, Committee of Social Politics in St Petersburg.