NEW YORK (AP) — Eight leading contemporary artists are donating works to a New York City auction to benefit the Elton John AIDS Foundation.
Sotheby's says that the eight works will be offered at its Contemporary Art Day Sale on Nov. 14.
The artists who donated works include Ai Weiwei (eye WAY'-way), Marina Abramovic and William Eggleston.
The others are Inka Essenhigh, Theaster Gates, Wade Guyton, Louise Lawler and Raymond Pettibon.
John says the funds will help support the foundation's continued efforts "to achieve an AIDS-free generation."