Sting fans now have another way to feed their obsession — buying a piece of his art.
The sinewy pop star and his wife, Trudie Styler, are selling a collection of paintings, photos, drawings and other knickknacks from the family's former home in London.
There are no blockbusters in the art world, with the most expensive lot in the sale — a work by British abstract painter Ben Nicholson — estimated to sell for up to 500,000 pounds ($766,000).
But the collection of more than 200 pieces being auctioned by Christie's in February offers a rare look into Sting's taste in art and his home life.
Take, for instance, the piece by Nicholson, "March 55 (amethyst)." According to Christie's, it's a "harmonious combination of fluid drawing and a muted palette, using washes of color to add subtle forms to the composition."
In other words, a bit like a Sting ballad. It's estimated to sell for 300,000 to 500,000 pounds.
Sting is also selling a more raucous purple, blue and green Matisse print, from the artist's "Jazz" series, which is estimated to go for 250,000 to 350,000 pounds.
There are also a few risque pieces. One is a work by New York pop-graffiti artist Keith Haring called "Untitled," which is, well, an "origin of life" scene. It's estimated to sell for 70,000 to 100,000 pounds.
There is also a drawing by Gustav Klimt called "Study of a Young Woman in Stockings," estimated at 25,000 to 40,000 pounds. The piece depicts a "striding female nude" in her stockings, according to Christie's.
There's also a Picasso lithograph, and prints by Georges Braque and Rene Magritte.
Sting fans who don't have $50,000 or $100,000 to spare can still get a Sting collectible. One of his mahogany music stands will be offered for 500 to 1,000 pounds.