Madonna sold a French painting at an auction in New York City for over $7 million. The proceeds of the painting will be used by Madonna for girls education. Sotheby's auction house however did not disclose who bought the painting by Fernand Leger. The painting is called `Three Women at the Red Table' and was bought for $7.2 million on Tuesday.
Celebrities are known to support charities for noble causes and make large donations.
Everyone is well acquainted with the work Angelina Jolie does and has been doing for a long time, with the recent news of her opening an all girls school in Afghanistan and raising funds from her jewellery line to fund more schools there.
Now Madonna sold an abstract painting worth $7 million by French artist Fernand Leger.
She is not a stranger to controversy and never shy's away from doing what she feels like and yet again she is surrounded by controversy, this time for her 10 minute speech at the GLAAD Awards.
Madonna at her latest concert did what she does best and that is to entertain her fans. The 54-year-old singer who on Monday was in Washington DC for a show started with a speech about the history of the United States.
Madonna kicked off her U. S leg of her `MDNA Tour' starting in Philadelphia. The singer expressed her happiness on being in the U. S, saying she was happy to party in the states after touring Europe for three months.
Madonna's show at Moscow's Olimpsky Stadium on Tuesday was nothing less than what one would anticipate but still came as a shock to many. Madonna took off her jacket revealing the words Pussy Riot written on her back, what more! She even appealed for the release of the Russian feminist band who were charged with hooliganism motivated by religious hatred after performing a 'punk prayer' against President Vladimir Putin in a Moscow cathedral.