Banksyʼs painting raised $106,000 at an auction for “Okhmatdyt”

Kostia Andreikovets

The MyArtBroker online auction raised $106,000 for the needs of "Okhmatdyt", the largest childrenʼs hospital in Ukraine. This amount was paid for a painting by British street artist Banksy, called CND Soldiers.

According to the ", the painting of 2005 was put up for sale by an anonymous donor. The lot started with a price of just over $26,000. Auction spokeswoman Charlotte Stewart said all the money raised would be donated to "Okhmatdyt" in Kyiv and MyArtBroker would not charge a commission.

"Okhmatdyt" is currently treating not only children but also those wounded by Russian rocket attacks.