APA CONTRIBUTES MARILYN PAINTING

AMERICAN POP ART, INC. CONTRIBUTES ICONIC 
MARILYN MONROE PAINTING BY STEVE KAUFMAN
TO HELP THE FIGHT AGAINST HUMAN SEX TRAFFICKING

April 5, 2013 / New York, New York, USA --  American Pop Art, Inc., a virtual gallery at www.americanpopartinc.com exclusively dedicated to Steve Kaufman art, is proud to announce its contribution to The Journey Home Foundation’s 2013 Gala Event To Eradicate Human Trafficking.  Proceeds from this event on Saturday, April 20, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the residence of Bill Veen, Esq. in Mill Valley, California will provide shelter and education for rescued girls.
 
The mission of The Journey Home Foundation is to prevent at-risk Nepali girls and women from being kidnapped and turned into sex slaves, and to rescue those who have already suffered the trauma of being trafficked.  The Journey Home Foundation provides education, job training, housing, and medical support.
 
Every Nepali girl is at risk of being made into a slave in the big cities of Nepal, or transported to the Middle East, India, and Asia.  The Journey Home Foundation eradicates this risk, one life at a time. 
 
Guests attending The Journey Home Foundation’s 2013 Gala Event To Eradicate Human Trafficking will enjoy an evening of cocktails, sumptuous Nepalese Cuisine, and live music including the 19 Broadway Good Time Quartet and Lisa Sangita Moskow playing the Sarod, a string instrument popular in Indian and Hindustani classical music.
 
American Pop Art, Inc. has contributed for silent auction Steve Kaufman’s Marilyn Monroe pop art painting titled “4 Marilyns,” a 13” x 13 x 3/4” mint condition limited edition, gallery wrapped, signed and numbered 26 out of 50, which retails for about $3,000.
 
Former assistant to Andy Warhol, Steve Kaufman (aka SAK) is remembered as one of the greatest American pop artists and a generous humanitarian.  Marilyn Monroe was Steve Kaufman’s favorite subject to paint.  With “4 Marilyns” colorful hues of red and pink, Kaufman captured the essence of one of America’s most beautiful, sought after, and photographed female icons of the 20th Century.
 
“Please help us combat human trafficking and abolish modern day sex slavery,” said Diana Vachier, owner of American Pop Art, Inc.  “We are living in tough times. The world is a little upside down these days, but we must protect and love each other. Women are the nurturers, the mothers, and the caretakers. Protect them so they can be able to make the world a kinder place.”
 
For additional information about The Journey Home Foundation, please visit http://journeyhomefoundation.org/.  For more information about artist Steve Kaufman, please visit www.americanpopartinc.com/steve-kaufman.  For Steve Kaufman art inquiries, please contact DianaVachier@americanpopartinc.com.
 
As many as 30 women are enrolled for sewing and cooking classes at a Nepal flat as part of The Journey Home Foundation’s program to rescue victims and prevent human sex trafficking.