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Homeland – Artwork by Nelson Mandela

Homeland, drawing by Nelson Mandela Courtesy of WeTransfer and The House of Mandela Art Nelson Mandela was a legendary South African anti-apartheid activist, and political leader. Mandela served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country’s first black president and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election. Mandela […]

Jim Carrey Makes Political Commentary With His Artwork

“No Vacancy”, painting by Jim Carrey Actor, comedian Jim Carrey is also an artist. He paints, draws and sculpts. He says that he began sketching as a child, but he didn’t start painting until later in life when he was trying to heal a broken heart. He says that painting frees him. Jim Carrey discusses […]

Chuck D Brings The Noise With Fine Art Exhibition

Chuck D – Public Enemy, Takes a Nation This is a guest post by Ken Davis at Funkatropolis. — Hip-hop legend Chuck D is renowned for his formidable skills on the mic and politically charged tracks; but what many people aren’t aware of is that he’s also a talented visual artist. And those talents will be on full […]

Mischief Makers: Paintings by Joan Baez

Self Portrait: Painting by Joan Baez Singer, songwriter, musician, and activist Joan Baez is currently presenting the first solo exhibition of her paintings at Seager Gray Gallery in Mill Valley, California. Baez is probably best known for her American folk music, which often includes songs of protest or social justice. She was inducted into the […]

Artwork by Val Kilmer on Exhibit in Los Angeles

Jim Morrison Painting by Val Kilmer Actor Val Kilmer is probably best known for the characters and real life icons that he plays on screen and stage, such as Batman, Jim Morrison, Mark Twain and others. However, Val Kilmer is also an artist, and many of the images he paints reflect the characters he plays. […]