Controversial artist Jack Vettriano has stirred up more criticism with his intention to start his own fan club for lovers of his work . In the past Jack Vettriano Jack Vettriano his been shunned by the major galleries and panned by the critics . Not that it ever dented his sales . His Singing Butler image has sold in millions since it was first published . Reaction to the move has been mixed . Some gallery owners have labelled the project “a shameless act of vanity” and an “undignified stunt”.
The Singing Butler creator has revealed that he is looking to create a group for his fans. It states: “We will soon be launching an online Private Members’ Club. Membership to the Club will include a number of benefits.”
Those joining the organisation will receive Â£100 in gift vouchers, exclusive chances to buy paintings, and priority booking for events where Vettriano will appear.”
Those who are interested in joining the club are invited to submit their information.
Vettriano’s spokeswoman Isobel Delacroix said: “Unfortunately, we are not yet ready to release further information.”
Vettriano released his most popular set of silkscreens 4 years ago . A set of 8 silkscreens included Along Came a Spider , the Game of Life and Parlour of Temptation .
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Photographer David Rankin set up the UK's first online prints gallery , Photogold , in 1998