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David Yarrow, The Kings of Lion
David Yarrow, The Kings of Lion

The Tusk Lion Trail 2021

See David Yarrow’s custom-printed and painted lion – which we were proud to have sponsored and assisted in the production of – alongside 46 other life-sized lion sculptures, designed and made by some of the planet’s foremost artists, musicians and sportspeople. The lions are roaming streets around the world to highlight the threats currently faced by ‘the King of Beasts’, and to raise vital funds to support community conservation and livelihoods impacted by Covid-19 across Africa.

Curated by Chris Westbrook, this is an art trail like no other. The sculptures take you on a tour of iconic locations around the globe, from Piccadilly Circus in the heart of London’s West End to the forecourt of New Zealand’s Parliament building in Wellington. The lions bring to life the stories of these iconic predators as well as the people who work tirelessly to protect them.

Tusk Lion Trail

10 August – 24 September 2021

Various locations in London, Bristol, Edinburgh – UK | The Hamptons – USA
Wellington – New Zealand | Nairobi – Kenya | Sydney – Australia

Lion Trail Auction

As the public display of lions draws to a close on 24th September 2021, Tusk are delighted to announce that our global pride of lions will be sold via a charity auction kindly hosted by auctioneers, Bonhams, in London on Tuesday 9th November, 2021.

On Thursday 28th October the Tusk Lion lots will be available to preview and/or bid online via a dedicated Tusk Lion Trail auction site provided by Artsy.net

Due to Covid restrictions, there will be a limited number of places available at the live auction, however, if you are a genuine bidder and would be keen to attend the event at Bonhams in London, please email Tusk via: info@tusk.org

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