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The Paintings Of Jimmy Carter

Painting by Jimmy Carter, Boyhood Farm, Source: The Carter Center Former President Jimmy Carter is said to have taken up painting in the 1980s in his free time after leaving the presidency. His paintings include landscapes, and portraits, often capturing the landscapes and people of his hometown Plains, Georgia, and the many places to which he has […]

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 […]