Entertainment *That* Iconic Britney Spears Painting Just Sold for $10,000

23:36  07 november  2017
23:36  07 november  2017 Source:   flare.com

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Britney Spears is quite the artist and we’re not just talking about music. The pop star just sold an original painting to Robin Leach for $ 10 , 000 which goes

Britney Spears ' latest creative venture isn't a musical one – a watercolor painting the singer previously shared on her Instagram account recently sold for $ 10 , 000 at a Las Vegas charity auction.

britney spears in blue dress: (Photo: Getty Images)© Used with permission of / © Rogers Media Inc. 2017. (Photo: Getty Images)

The schoolgirl in pigtails and a tartan skirt in “Hit Me Baby One More Time”; the snake-charmer at the 2001 MTV Video Music Awards; the star who publicly rage-shaved her head in 2007, and now: Artist. Britney Spears continues to surprise.

In October, Spears shared this iconic video of her perched on a balcony, wind in her hair, dabbing her brush into a palette and swirling pinks and purples across a canvas. Et voilà, her one-of-a-kind masterpiece was born.

Sometimes you just gotta play!!!!!! pic.twitter.com/T3ne9oCZyc

— Britney Spears (@britneyspears) October 13, 2017

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Britney Spears Just Sold One of Her Instagram Watercolor Paintings for $ 10 , 000 . But that’s not all: As of today, the proud owner of this iconic work of art is now Robin Leach, former host of Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, who was so taken with the painting that he bid on it while acting as

Or we could look at who sold their first work of art for $ 10 , 000 . Does that make an artist great? I don’t know, but I do know Britney Spears is great and that’s what she did.

Spears—whose concert residency, Britney: Piece of Me, has been running in Las Vegas for four years and is set to conclude December 31, 2017—thoughtfully donated the painting in question to Vegas Cares, a benefit concert in honour of the first responders and the lives lost in the Las Vegas shooting on October 1.

The event, which took place November 1 at Las Vegas’s Venetian Hotel, successfully auctioned off Spears’s abstract floral composition for a whopping $10,000. According to the site, all the proceeds from Vegas Cares will go toward a commissioned art piece to memorialize the victims of the Las Vegas massacre.

britney spears's painting at auction: Brit’s art doin’ it’s thang (Photo: Getty Images)© Used with permission of / © Rogers Media Inc. 2017. Brit’s art doin’ it’s thang (Photo: Getty Images)

So, which lucky person got to take this puppy home? None other than entertainment reporter and writer Robin Leach, whom you may know from the TV show Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous (basically, the O.G. Cribs).

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Britney Spears is all about giving back. According to Us Weekly the pop star created a watercolor painting that was auctioned off for $ 10 , 000 dollars.

You’ve seen this artwork before. Britney on a balcony, wind blowing in her hair, paint palette at her side… Ring any bells?

It’s #RobinLeach, who just auctioned this @britneyspears piece to … himself! Yes! Great $10k moment #VegasCares @venetianvegas

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During the event, Spears spoke via video message, saying, “I’m so proud to call Vegas my second home and I’m pleased to participate in this Vegas Cares show. The flowers in my painting represent a new beginning, and it’s in that spirit that we move forward. All the proceeds from the winning bid go to Vegas Cares Memorial Fund. I appreciate your kindness and your generosity—I love you Vegas.”

B. Spears, you remain our god damned fave.

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