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Ellie Goulding: top pop star turned Sotheby’s curator

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UK pop star Ellie Goulding, known for catchy tunes such as Burn, has turned curator, selecting her favourite pieces for the upcoming Contemporary Curated auction at Sotheby's New York (2 March), reported The Art Newspaper.

Ellie has chosen 15 works from across the sale’s 250 lots, along with her partner Caspar Jopling, the Eton-educated, Sotheby’s contemporary art specialist (and incidentally, a rower for team GB). Their selection—including Jasper Johns’s Untitled (1983; est $1.5m-$2m) and George Condo’s Rainy Day Butler (2012; est $800,000-$1.2m)—goes on show in an exhibition launching today at Sotheby’s New York (until 1 March).

“Spending much of her time between recording studios in London and New York or performing concerts on the global stage, Ellie somehow still finds the time to visit museums and gallery shows most weekends,” says a pithy Sotheby’s statement.


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Location: New York, NY, USA
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