The Freud Museum is organising a fundraising art auction as part of the celebrations surrounding its 25th anniversary. From 20 October 2011 to the 20 November work donated by contemporary artists are being exhibited and sold in silent auction to raise much-needed funds.

Here are a smattering of works being auctioned:

Antony Gormley

Michele Fletcher
Last Night

lili Spain
Victoria, Victoria! (or How to Create a Fake Deity on a Sunny Day in the Woods)

Linda Lencovic

Emma Jane Spain
From the series Echo

The full list of artists who have kindly donated works:

Judith Alder, Alice Anderson, Santiago Borja, Christie Brown, Jack Catling, Brian Chalkley, William Cobbing, Paul Coldwell, Anne Deguelle, Michele Fletcher, Patricio Forrester, Kathleen Fox, Solveigh Goett, Judy Goldhill, Antony Gormley, John Goto, Sarah Grainger-Jones, Maggi Hambling, Ollie Harrop, Susan Hiller, Andy Hope 1930, Sharon Kivland, Vivienne Koorland, Annie Leibowitz, Linda Lencovic, Barbara Loftus, Caroline May, Jane McAdam Freud, Maurice Owen, Katja Rosenberg, Martin Rowson, Nike Savvas, Josie Smith, Emma Jane Spain, lili Spain, Emilia Telese, John Timberlake, Alison Watt, Rachel Wilberforce and Helen Wilks.

All funds go to keeping the museum running and maintaining the house and grounds – like the historic therapy couch which needs thousands of pounds worth of restoration.

Check the amazing works on Facebook and bid for a good cause at the museum starting next Thursday!