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Johnny Depp sells works of art in record time; obtains more than 70 million pesos

american actor Johnny Depp Has obtained more than 3 million pounds (more than 74 million pesos) in the first sale of his artistic creations, through the British gallery Castle Fine ArtBritish media report.

The interpreter of films like Pirates of the Caribbean59 years old, announced this Thursday the sale of his signed limited edition lithographs through his Instagram accountwhich caused a frenetic activity in the portal of the gallery, which came to be blocked.

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The 780 pieces offered online, within his debut collection Friends and Heroesrepresent four people who, according to the artist himself, have inspired him: the Rolling Stone Keith Richards; the actor Al Pacino; folk legend bob dylan and the actress elizabeth taylor.

Individual framed works were sold at a price of 3 thousand 950 pounds (more than 96 thousand pesos) and the complete set of the four images for 14 thousand 950 (more than 369 thousand pesos).

“I have always used art to express my feelings and reflect on the people who matter most to me, such as my family, friends and the people I admire,” declares the actor on the website, who confesses that until then he had kept his art to himself. same.

In a statement, the gallery has described his work as “situated at the intersection between pop and street art”, and highlights his free and fluid lines.

“From photographic references, each image has been reduced to a simpler and more iconic representation of the subject, which Johnny has then developed and energized with his characteristic freehand strokes,” the gallery describes.

Castle Fine Art, which has previously sold works by Dylan himself and Ronnie Wood, among others, explains that it had been in talks to show Depp’s work for some time and hopes to do so again in the future.

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