News | Entertainment
21 Jun 2018 20:34
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    A piece of Chris Brown's artwork has gone on sale with a starting price of $500,000

    The 'Loyal' hitmaker - who goes by the moniker Konfuzed in the art world - has collaborated with photographer Karen Bystedt to produce a collage of the legendary, late US artist Andy Warhol.


    Karen has listed the artwork, called the Triple Andy Discount, on online auction site eBay with a starting bid of $500,000, and some of the proceeds will go to the hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico.

    The listing stated: "A portion of the proceeds of the sale will be contributed to hurricane-maria-pr-relief-effort at Go Fund Me. (sic)"

    The piece features two paintings Chris has done of the legendary artist either side of an iconic photograph of Andy taken by Karen.

    The listing reads: "This original art piece titled "Triple Andy Discount" was painted by Chris Brown on top of Bystedt's photograph of Andy Warhol, in Los Angeles in November 2015, for a private show at Hyde Lounge and is only now being released for sale.

    "It is a rare departure from his monsters theme.(sic)"

    At the time of writing the artwork, which is 44-inches in height and width, hasn't received any bids.

    Chris and Karen originally collaborated on a hat-trick of mixed media art pieces in 2014 which were exhibited at her show Andy Goes Street in Culver City, and the trio sold.

    Bidding for the artwork concludes in the early hours of Tuesday morning (14.11.17).

    Chris has had a busy year and he revealed the results of which late last month when he dropped a 45-song album, his eighth studio LP, 'Heartbreak on a Full Moon'.

    It'll take fans almost three hours to listen to all of it as he's piled on the huge number of tracks - the equivalent of around four albums - and pulled in the likes of Usher, R. Kelly, Gucci Mane, Lil Yachty and Jhene Aiko for collaborations.

    © 2018 Bang Showbiz, NZCity


     Other Entertainment News
     21 Jun: Brandon Lee is offering to pay for his dad Tommy Lee to enter rehab - after the Motley Crue rocker claimed he forked out $130,000 for his son’s treatment
     21 Jun: Priyanka Chopra is set to release an “inspiring” new memoir
     21 Jun: Khloe Kardashian’s family have “forgiven” Tristan Thompson for his alleged cheating scandal
     21 Jun: Iggy Azalea posts nude pictures on social media to “feel more positive”
     21 Jun: Kit Harington is planning on chopping his hair off once ‘Game of Thrones’ has wrapped filming
     21 Jun: Jada Pinkett Smith knew her children would be “different” when it came to challenging gender stereotypes
     21 Jun: Khloe Kardashian has made “lifestyle changes” when it comes to her diet
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    The All Blacks originally planned to have Shannon Frizell in their squad in a learning capacity only More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    A slowdown in construction activity has ground down New Zealand's economic growth More...



     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    Brandon Lee is offering to pay for his dad Tommy Lee to enter rehab - after the Motley Crue rocker claimed he forked out $130,000 for his son’s treatment 20:31

    Entertainment:
    Priyanka Chopra is set to release an “inspiring” new memoir 20:01

    Health & Safety:
    UK Gosport hospital had 'institutionalised practice of shortening lives', report finds 19:57

    Politics:
    Malcolm Turnbull is "really thrilled" for his Kiwi counterpart Jacinda Ardern after she gave birth 19:57

    Entertainment:
    Khloe Kardashian’s family have “forgiven” Tristan Thompson for his alleged cheating scandal 19:31

    Entertainment:
    Iggy Azalea posts nude pictures on social media to “feel more positive” 19:01

    Entertainment:
    Kit Harington is planning on chopping his hair off once ‘Game of Thrones’ has wrapped filming 18:31

    Law and Order:
    A man who was caught taking photos of young girls at a Nelson beach has had his conviction quashed 18:17

    Entertainment:
    Jada Pinkett Smith knew her children would be “different” when it came to challenging gender stereotypes 18:01

    Sailing:
    Blair Tuke is prepared for one final push in the Volvo Ocean Race 17:57


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2018 New Zealand City Ltd