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Issue No. 18 - Humanity

Hasbeens & Willbees for the 5 Easy Pieces Auction Teams With Mount Gay Rum & Naked Communications

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Hasbeens & Willbees for the 5 Easy Pieces Auction Teams With Mount Gay Rum & Naked Communications Auction platform Hasbeens & Willbees will be holding The Five Easy Pieces Auction on December 14, 2015, at which owners Kai Kuhne and John Mollett have invited 34 remarkable human beings to each consign five personal items from their various worlds. The Five Easy Pieces auction will function like an exhibition, giving a glimpse into the inspirational products and ideas that influence the consignors involved.

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The commonality linking all of the consignors involved is their strong character and sense of wisdom, embodying the spirit of Hasbeens & Willbees. Being that the consignors are sharing a part of their personal worlds, the items will go to the highest bidder with added social and emotional currency.

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The auction items cover a wide spectrum of products that magnify ideas, concepts, and inspiration, many of which do not exist on any other “market”. Some auction highlights are unique artworks from artists India Salvor Menuez and Aurel Schmidt, personal memorabilia from the iconic Dame Vivienne Westwood, and Julian Assange, as well as a collection of unique chairs that are from the private collection of interior designer Robert Stilin. Other consignors include Roisin Murphy, Tim Barber, DIS, and Andre Walker.

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For the Five Easy Pieces auction, Hasbeens & Willbees has established an alliance with Mount Gay through Paul Sevigny, Managing Partner of Naked Communications, exemplifying Mount Gay’s long-term initiative to engage with the world of contemporary creative culture.

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In the creation of a full evening of adrenaline fueled shopping, entertainment, and education, the live auction will include a bar featuring The Old Fashioned by Mount Gay a la carte dinner selections curated by restaurant, The Pines, and featured presenter looks by Moses Gauntlett and Chang.

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