Travel + Leisure
has announced its collaboration with 18 prominent artists including Maya Lin, Manolo Blahnik and April Gornik, to create specially-commissioned pieces to be auctioned as part of its second annual Project Globe event. Following the auction, the magazine will donate all proceeds to Future Generations
, a non-profit conservation and community development organization. The online auction starts today at tlprojectglobe.com
, where bidders are swiftly staking their claims.
The diverse group of photographs, sculptures and jewelry, all of which aim to celebrate travel's positive impact, will be shown at GlassHouses in New York City on September 19 and 20. Photographs from the auctioned items will be featured in Travel + Leisure
's October Style + Culture issue, on newsstands September 23. See the gallery for a selection of items at auction.