Tracey Emin's neon work, Keep Me Safe, was one of five pieces auctioned on behalf of the NSPCC last week in a contemporary art sale at Sotheby's. The five works, by Emin, Damien Hirst, Antony Gormley and Turner Prize winners Keith Tyson and Grayson Perry, were donated by the artists. Altogether, they raised £1,520,400 for the charity's treatment and therapeutic services - £1,140,400 more than their pre-sale estimate of £380,000. The work by Emin, who attended the sale, broke a record for neon art, selling for £60,000.
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