Boy George Sketch Fetches Top Price at English Charity Auction

artnet News | Alyssa Buffenstein:

A charity art auction benefiting a hospice care organization in Gloucestershire, England ended yesterday,with a surprise twist, a sketch by iconic 80s popstar Boy George outsold a work by British sculptor Anthony Gormley. The auction was arranged by Longfield, a Gloucestershire charity that provides resources to patients and families affected by life-limiting illnesses, and the 200-work auction raised £15,000 ($18,944)… Read more

Image: Boy George’s sketch, Loving the Alien, sold for more than $5,000 at a charity auction. Image courtesy Longfield