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Sophie la girafe: Revisited by Artists

To celebrate her fiftieth anniversary, in Paris on May 25th, 2011, St. Sophie's Day, the little giraffe was interpreted and given a visual makeover by renowned artists. The "Sophie as seen by…" exhibit featured 70 works.  

 

The artworks were sold during a by-invitation auction, hosted by Pierre Cornette de Saint Cyr, with profits benefitting a personalised cancer treatment research program called "Cancer Revolution". Funds raised during this event were primarily intended for childhood cancer research.  

 

Check out the photos of the 70 original creations:

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