An anti-poverty painting by Thom Yorke and longtime friend Stanley Donwood – who's responsible for Radiohead and Yorke's album covers and posters since 1994's The Bends – is being being auctioned off by the New York City house Bonhams.
The 2005 painting, titled "Business School for the Dead," was made initially for the Make Poverty History campaign. Current estimates price the painting between $5,500 and $6,200,with all proceeds set to benefit the Trade Justice Movement, a coalition of organizations that fight to end poverty and hunger.
Yorke commented on Twitter witter about the piece going up for sale: "Hope someone in the financial industry buys this, what a novelty to have a painting at auction ha!"
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