Robbie Williams is joined by creative partner Ed Godrich at art exhibition launch

Robbie Williams was joined by interior designer Ed Godrich at the launch event for the Williams Godrich exhibition at Sotheby’s in London on Thursday.

The singer, 48, has made a dramatic career change as he will showcase his creative side by presenting black and white paintings he created with Ed at the exhibit.

Robbie cut a casual figure at the event where he sported a black bomber jacket along with a matching pair of trousers.

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Exhibit: Robbie Williams was joined by interior designer Ed Godrich at the launch event for the Williams Godrich exhibition at Sotheby’s in London on Thursday

Ed also opoted for a laid back look as he wore a white T-shirt with a pair of navy jeans and a dark cap.

Robbie and Ed posed in front of their painting Beverley, which is expected to fetch for £20,000.      

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The hitmaker recently went on a selling spree and said farewell to two Banksy works from his art collection and reportedly closed deals on his LA mansion and Wiltshire home. 

He will show off 14 of his stunning art creations at the upcoming exhibition, which will be open to the public.

Artist: The singer, 48, has made a dramatic career change as he will showcase his creative side by presenting black and white paintings he created with Ed at the exhibit

Looking good: Robbie cut a casual figure at the event where he sported a black bomber jacket along with a matching pair of trousers

Art: Robbie and Ed posed in front of their painting Beverley, which is expected to fetch for £20,000

Speaking of his artwork, Robbie said: ‘Art is really whatever you want it to be. Just like music it has the ability to soothe and provide company when you’re lonely. 

‘Art and music have punctuated my ups and downs, but more importantly they both have the power to change how I feel in a moment.’

Robbie and Ed, who founded architecture studios Godrich Interiors, said of their exhibition: ‘We are proud of what we have created and it is time to share what has been coming out of our brains for the last few years.

‘An exhibition gives the work a chance to breathe outside of the studio.’

Sale: The hitmaker recently went on a selling spree and said farewell to two Banksy works from his art collection

Dedication: He will show off 14 of his stunning art creations at the upcoming exhibition, which will be open to the public

As well as selling one of his own pieces, Robbie is also serving as guest curator for Sotheby’s contemporary curated sale, where he selected works from his favourite artists to be included – including the likes of Basquiat and Damien Hirst.

Robbie and Ed have selected an untitled work by Basquiat, Christo’s Over The River, Banksy’s spray-painted Rat with Sunglasses, and Damien Hirst’s 2-Hydroxpyridine, Henry Hudson’s Freedom of Speech and a glazed ceramic by Grayson Perry to be included in the selection to be auctioned.

Speaking about their own work, Robbie and Ed said they go into a ‘meditative’ trance-like state’ when they create their art and often listen to Annie Mac’s DJ sets as they paint.

Robbie said: ‘Art is really whatever you want it to be. Just like music it has the ability to soothe and provide company when you’re lonely’ 

Talented: As well as selling one of his own pieces, Robbie is also serving as guest curator for Sotheby’s contemporary curated sale, where he selected works from his favourite artists to be included – including the likes of Basquiat and Damien Hirst

Robbie and Ed, who founded architecture studios Godrich Interiors together, said of their exhibition: ‘We are proud of what we have created and it is time to share what has been coming out of our brains for the last few years

The contemporary curated sale took place at the London galleries first from April 22 until April 28 and will be followed by the exhibition from May 13 until May 25.

Robbie’s latest venture comes after Sotheby’s sold two works by Banksy for a total of £7.7million from his personal art collection.

He had put up three pieces – Girl With Balloon, Kissing Coppers and Vandalised Oils (Choppers) – for sale in the first edition of Sotheby’s The Now Evening Auction in London on March 2.

In the first ever sales from his own art collection, Vandalised Oils went for just less than £4.4million and Girl With Balloon fetched £2.8million.

Former Take That singer Robbie has also recently sold smaller artworks to help promote his brand gallery, which also serves as a nightclub.

Robbie has been a longtime fan of art and wrote in a 2011 blog post on his website that he was inspired by Andy Warhol and Jackson Pollock. 

Fun: Speaking about their own work, Robbie and Ed said they go into a ‘meditative’ trance-like state’ when they create their art and often listen to Annie Mac’s DJ sets as they paint

Selling: Robbie’s (pictured with Ed) latest sale ventures come after Sotheby’s sold two works by Banksy for a total of £7.7million from his personal art collection