Sunday, November 22, 2009

Artwork by Bo Diddley Sold at Auction

Several art pieces created by late blues/rock & roll great Bo Diddley were sold in the Julien's Auctions Music Icons Auction, held November 21, 2009, along with other items from the his estate. Two of the pieces were described in the catalog as "Soundproof ceiling tiles with spay painted designs by Bo Diddley." (Shown below) The tiles were from Diddley's home studio. Another piece was created with permanent marker on dry erase board. The auction also included two pieces of handmade pottery by Bo Diddley.

Artwork by Bo Diddley
Artwork by Bo Diddley

Other celebrities with artwork up for auction included Michael Jackson, Ronnie Wood, Dee Dee Ramone & Bob Dylan. Visit the Julien's Auctions website to view the catalog and see the auction results.


Related blog entry: Drawings, Paintings, and Sketches by Michael Jackson up for Auction (October 24, 2009)