Halsey paintings created during concerts will be auctioned off for National Network of Abortions

Halsey paintings created live during concerts will be auctioned off to benefit National Network of Abortions

Halsey is slated to auction off five pieces of art they created to benefit the National Network of Abortions, in the wake of the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade last month.

The 27-year-old singer, who uses the pronouns she/they, created the paintings onstage during concerts on their Love and Power Tour in Detroit; Boston; Nashville; Gulf Shores, Alabama; and Portland, Oregon, Billboard reported.

The Edison, New Jersey-born entertainer, whose full name is Ashley Nicolette Frangipane, made each of the art pieces in three minutes as they performed, showing white canvases adorned with black sketches and filled in with a variety of colors.

The latest: Halsey, 27, is slated to auction off five pieces of art they created to benefit the National Network of Abortions, in the wake of the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade last month

Each of the pieces of art are currently being shown in an exhibition at Sotheby’s New York, with bids beginning at $5,000 apiece.

The Grammy-nominated artist has been outspoken in their reaction to the landmark ruling, as they featured visual imagery on their tour detailing facts about abortion, and would lead audiences in chants of the phrase, ‘My body, my choice.’

The Bad at Love artist earlier this month penned a piece for Vogue titled ‘My Abortion Saved My Life’: Halsey on the End of Roe v. Wade, in which they detailed how their life was saved due to receiving an abortion at the risk of sepsis.

‘I miscarried three times before my 24th birthday,’ the Without Me performer said. ‘One of my miscarriages required “aftercare,” a gentle way of saying that I would need an abortion because my body could not terminate the pregnancy completely on its own and I would risk going into sepsis without medical intervention.

Each of the pieces of art are currently being shown in an exhibition at Sotheby┬┐s New York , with bids beginning at $5,000 apiece

Each of the pieces of art are currently being shown in an exhibition at Sotheby’s New York , with bids beginning at $5,000 apiece

The Grammy-nominated artist was seen in New York City on June 13

The Grammy-nominated artist was seen in New York City on June 13

‘During this procedure, I cried. I was afraid for myself and I was helpless. I was desperate to end the pregnancy that was threatening my life.’

Halsey, who welcomed son Ender Ridley Aydin last July with Alev Aydin, said that since becoming a mother, they feel even stronger about abortion rights.

‘Many people have asked me if, since carrying a child to term after years of struggling to do so, I have reconsidered my stance on abortion,’ Halsey said. ‘The answer is firmly no. In fact, I have never felt more strongly about it.

‘My abortion saved my life and gave way for my son to have his. Every person deserves the right to choose when, if, and how they have this dangerous and life-altering experience.’

The Nightmare singer’s artistic offerings are part of a Sotheby’s Contemporary Discoveries auction, which is running through July 19. The auction, which features work made following the 1960s, also includes work from artists including Aboudia, Larry Bell, George Condo, Os Gemeos, Larry Poons, Victor Vasarely and others.

The Grammy-nominated artist featured visual imagery on their tour detailing facts about abortion.  The stage was pictured during a June 24 concert in Mountain View, California

The Grammy-nominated artist featured visual imagery on their tour detailing facts about abortion. The stage was pictured during a June 24 concert in Mountain View, California

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