Pete Doherty has visited the life-sized sculpture of himself being crucified, in Marylebone.
The sculpture is part of the the Art Below’s ‘Stations of the Cross’ exhibition and can be seen at the St. Marylebone Parish Church. Entirely made out of marble, the sculpture is titled ‘For Pete’s Sake’ and will be available for fans to view until March 17.
The Reverend Canon Stephen Evans, of the 200-year-old church said that he hopes the work will inspire visitors to reflect on the resurrection and said of the piece: “Doherty’s battle with addiction and a self-destructive lifestyle have been well catalogued in the press throughout his career. Today, having successfully completed rehab treatment in Thailand, Doherty seeks to live a new life free of the things which had nearly destroyed him.”
Watch a video of Doherty visiting the statue below
The work was created by Doherty’s friend Nick Reynolds, who says he was inspired by seeing ‘Pete crucified by the media.'
This statue will go on sale for £33,000 and the proceeds will go toward’s the fund of the show’s creator, Ben Moore, who is trying to raise awareness and support to find his missing brother, Tom.
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