Pacific Edge Gallery has announced an exhibit and sale of John Lennon artwork in Los Angeles the first weekend of May. The exhibit will feature more than 120 serigraphs and lithographs of Lennon’s original drawings and hand written lyric sheets. According to the gallery, the show and presented with the full cooperation of the John Lennon Estate and many of the artworks and lyric editions will be available for purchase, along with artwork catalogs and shirts.
The exhibit will be located in a temporary gallery at the Westfield Century City mall between Tiffany and Louis Vuitton. The show will be open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, May 3, 2013 and Saturday, May 4, 2013, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday May 5, 2013. The show is free to the public.
John Lennon began drawing before he began playing music. He attended the Liverpool Art Institute for three years (1957-60) before the Beatles became a full-time occupation. He continued to draw throughout his life. According to information provided by Pacific Edge Gallery, the limited edition fine art prints of Lennon’s artwork are authenticated by John Lennon’s embossed signature, the embossed printer and publisher’s mark, Yoko Ono Lennon’s hand-signature, and John’s personal chop mark. For more information about John Lennon’s artwork visit http://www.lennonart.com/.
The video below is a discussion of John Lennon’s artwork prior to a previous show.
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