Grimes, real name Claire Boucher, said that she had always considered herself a visual artist first and foremost, telling Bloomberg: "I've always felt odd that people know me for music". "I made art 10, 12 years before I ever touched a keyboard", she revealed in an interview with "I see myself as a visual artist first and foremost, and I've always felt odd that people know me for music".
The things people will do in the name of art. Popstar Grimes has been unconventional throughout her career but the new mother has elicited strong responses from the public after it was revealed that she planned on selling her soul.
She had originally put a price tag of $10 million on it, but with the current situation, it has been revised to "best offer".More news: PSG to sign Icardi permanently for €50M
Another piece that's part of the online exhibition is titled Selling Out, which is a "legal document whereby the purchaser acquires a percentage of Grimes' soul".
New mum Grimes is selling off a piece of her soul as part of a new art project.
At the beginning of the idea, she wanted it to be improbable anyone would buy her soul which is where the $10 million price point comes from.More news: Father’s beheading of 14-year-old daughter stirs outrage in Iran
The exhibit will also host print reproductions, ink-on-paper drawings, and pigment prints of the singer's iconic digital avatar WarNymph, estimated to sell for up to $15,000. "I've always felt unusual that people know me for music".
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Grimes' love for making art came "10, 12 years before I ever touched a keyboard". For those who don't know, in addition to being a singer, Grimes is a visual artist and has created the artwork for her album covers, giving them a distinctive aesthetic.