Sotheby’s Announces Sale of Works from the Collection of Eurythmics Legend Dave Stewart

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LONDON.- Sotheby’s announced that it will offer for sale a group of works by Damien Hirst, Gilbert & George and Angus Fairhurst from the collection of Eurythmics legend, Grammy and BRIT Award winning musician, songwriter, record producer, and a friend of Damien Hirst, Dave Stewart. The offering of seven artworks, which combined are estimated to realise in excess of £1.3 million, will be included for sale in the forthcoming Contemporary Art Evening and Day Auctions on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 and Thursday, June 30, 2011. The collection will be led by Dantrolene, pictured, an early and important example of Damien Hirst’s pharmaceutical paintings and among the largest paintings with one-inch spots to appear at auction in recent years. Dedicated on the reverse Being God (for Dave), this painting is testament to a friendship and an artistic symbiosis between musician and artist which was at the very heart of the 1990s Young B