The literal artistry of tennis
The players taking part in the upcoming ATP World Tour Finals have produced unique self-portraits, produced in the unconventional fashion of smashing paint-covered tennis balls at a canvas. The results are currently on show in London at La Galleria Pall Mall and The O2, and the public now has the chance to own one of the unique pieces.
What an original Federer or Djokovic is worth is anyone’s guess but bidding on ebay is currently underway with the proceeds going to charity. British number one Andy Murray is donating the proceeds of his auction (which stands at $3,300 at the time of writing) to Children in Need and Save the Children. “It was great fun creating my self-portrait, although my artistic skills definitely need a bit of work!” he said.
A perfect Christmas present (albeit an expensive one) for any tennis fan. You can find the auction here.
The 2010 Barclays ATP World Tour Finals are being played at The O2 from the 21st-28th November.Tagged in: Andy Murray, atp, Tennis, The O2, world tour finals
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