Winehouse Self-Portrait Made Of Own Blood To Be Auctioned Off
LAS VEGAS (CBS Las Vegas) — A self-portrait of Amy Winehouse that was made out of her own blood will be auctioned off by friend and former rumored lover Pete Doherty .
Multiple sources are reporting that the former lead singer of Libertines will sell the painting, a small piece entitled “Ladylike,” alongside items such as instruments, diaries and articles of clothing.
The auction will be held at the Cob Gallery in London on Friday, as part of an exhibition of Doherty’s blood-infused works called “On Blood: A Portrait of the Artist”.”
“Blood plays the starring role in my work,” he said of the exhibition to the website Gigwise. “Sweat and tears are often waiting in the wings.”
The self-portrait is anticipated to earn over $100,000.
A portion of the proceeds will reportedly be donated to a foundation created in her name.
Winehouse died approximately one year ago at the age of 28 from accidental alcohol poisoning.