"Also, I really wanted to collaborate with my lawyer on art", she continued.
However, with the coronavirus pandemic forcing businesses to shut down and countless people to be without work in the global economy, she rethought the hefty price tag, instead opting to settle on the "best offer", therefore letting the public decide what her soul is worth. Grimes' ink-on-paper drawings range from $2,000 to $3,000, and archival prints of her avatar WarNymph, which was scanned from the artist's body, are going for $5,000 to $15,000, depending on size.
The portion of her soul, titled Selling Out (also the title of the show), will feature as a contract, which outlines the buyer's terms of ownership and "satirizes expectations of authenticity", according to a statement from Maccarone.
Grimes initially valued the percentage of her soul up for auction for United States dollars $10 million, but has since lowered the asking price to next best offer.
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Grimes. She'll be launching her first online art exhibition through the Gallery Platform Los Angeles and Maccarone Los Angeles. As for the way a lot a movie star's soul goes for, the artist first set the value at a staggering $10 million.
So, if you've been saving up your nickels and dimes, Grimes' soul is all yours.
Grimes, who is usually recognized for her musical endeavors, says that she hopes folks will take a look at this exhibit not as a departure from her music, however as an extension.
Grimes' love for making art came "10, 12 years before I ever touched a keyboard". Before dabbling in the world of creating incredible pop music and using her baby as a vehicle for social clout, Grimes was a visual artist.
As if Grimes and Elon Musk haven't already dominated the headlines enough in recent weeks since the birth of their child X Æ A-Xii, the Canadian singer is now selling a percentage of her soul as part of her debut fine-art show.