Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Pete Doherty gives a portrait done with your blood

The controversial former leader of The Libertines, Pete Doherty, the news again and again, drawn by a controversial painting by himself. This was done a few weeks ago when one of the followers of the English musician approached his idol after a concert and asked if I could help you make a little money.

Already some time ago the artist used his blood to make another collection of paintings and well he did. Kate Moss's ex did not think twice and made a self portrait with his own blood that even dedicated to her admirer: "For Alistair, with love, Peter." A week later, he received it directly in your home mailbox.

As reported in the Daily Star, as Alistair then proceeded to the sale of the special painting done by the leader of Babyshambles and thereby succeeded in getting a whopping 25,000 pounds (some 29,500 euros) which certainly contributed to settle their money problems, at least for now. However, this is not the first time that Pete Doherty is decided to use his own blood as ink.

Previously, the musician had already made another series of drawings that was valued at 500,000 pounds (590,000 euros) by Paul Fraser Collectibles experts who, according to reports, will be responsible to bring to auction this controversial work of art. Transgressive artist known for his eccentricities and Pete Doherty became even more famous for his relationship in 2005 with supermodel Kate Moss, after which time it became a regular in the British tabloids for which starred many covers because of various drug addictions and other problems with the law.

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