Browse Oprah Winfrey's Prized Possessions Online to Prep for 11/2 Auction; Portraits, Furniture, Art and More!
Kaminski Auctions will be selling items from "The Oprah Winfrey Collection" on November 2nd, beginning at 10 a.m. (PT) at the Santa Barbara Polo and Racquet Club in Carpinteria, Calif. You can browse the items up for sale in advance online HERE, including two original canvas banners for The Color Purple (pictured left), quite a few portraits of Oprah and much more.
The auction will be offering antiques, contemporary furnishings, and fine art from Oprah's residences in Indiana, Hawaii, Chicago, and Santa Barbara, as well as items from the "La Quinta" estate and from various properties of Bob Greene.
Proceeds from the sale will benefit the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation College Fund. The fund is dedicated to helping graduates of The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls - South Africa attend colleges and universities around the world.
Leader behind OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and formerly the supervising producer and host of the top-rated, award-winning The Oprah Winfrey Show, Oprah has entertained and inspired millions of viewers to live their best lives. She currently hosts a series of programs on OWN, including "Oprah Presents: Master Class" and "Oprah's Next Chapter".
Oprah recently appeared on the big screen in Lee Daniels' The Butler and has also starred in the films Beloved and The Color Purple, the latter which she produced on Broadway in 2005.