Johnny Depp sold two paintings by Jean-Michel Basquiat for $11.5 million

Divorce johnny Depp with amber heard were not only the reputational issues (recall, the young wife accused the actor of domestic violence), but also material. Apparently, because of the reluctance to share acquired property from Hurd, in the role of Jack Sparrow in the franchise “pirates of the Caribbean” has decided to get rid of it.

In particular, for sale Hollywood star exhibited a collection of works by artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. The sale of art will take the auction house Christie’s.

“Nothing can replace the warmth and immediacy of poetry Basquiat or absolute questions and the truth that he denounced,” said Depp.

Today it became known that some paintings went under the hammer at an auction organized by the Christie’s auction house.

The auction took place on Wednesday, June 29. They were implemented two paintings dated 1981.

Note that in their forecasts experts in the art of missed, because I appreciate the canvas is almost three times cheaper than the amount that was possible for them to help out.

Self-portrait of Basquiat bought a new York gallery Acquavella for 4.7 million dollars.

The canvas of Pork that year was sold for 6.8 million dollars (at an estimated cost of 4.4 million dollars). The name of the buyer was not disclosed.

Recall, johnny decided to get rid of nine works, most of which were written by the master in 1981.

Source: gazeta.ru

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