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  • GOOD LUCK FROM GILBERT & GEORGE AT SOTHEBY’S

    Good Luck by Gilbert & George is among Russell Tovey’s picks at Sotheby’s ‘Contemporary Curated’ auction in London open for bidding until April 13 April. The British actor-turned-collector, curator, podcast host and “art geek”, has teamed up with Sotheby’s for the online sale. With estimates ranging from £2,000 to £200,000 and beyond, ‘Contemporary Curated’ provides an opportunity for not only established buyers, but burgeoning collectors on the hunt to acquire art at accessible prices. Russell purchased his first artwork aged 25, acquiring a Mono-print etching by Tracey Emin – who he now counts among his closest friends and whose neon work, My Favourite Little Bird, is included in his edit – using his pay cheque from The History Boys.  Good Luck (2005) is from the series “SonofaGodPictures” by Gilbert & George. Tovey remembers the show at the White Cube in London causing great controversy with pickets and protests at the gallery. “I love the way you can always see Gilbert and George in their works” he said.

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