Ed Sheeran, the artist!

Abstract painting sells for charity.

Ed Sheeran's abstract painting has sold at  auction and raised £40,000 for a local charity.It will help redevelop a playground with special educational needs.

His abstract work, which he created by simply flicking paint at a canvas, helped the auction raise more than £500,000.

The work was titled Dab 2 2020 and was inspired by the childhood nickname Ed had for his father John, who is also an artist.

Ed Sheeran has previously compared his own style of artwork and painting with that of American expressionist artist Jackson Pollock.

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