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Tony Bennett Donates Duke Ellington Painting to the Smithsonian
Legendary singer Tony Bennett is donating his watercolor painting of Duke Ellington to the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery.   (December 17, 2008)

A Thousand Things: Photos by Jason Mraz
Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Jason Mraz has released a book of his Polaroid photos.   (December 11, 2008)

Seven Deadly Sins: Paintings by Martin Mull
Although most people are probably familiar with Martin Mull as an actor, he was an artist first.  (December 8, 2008)

Arts & Crafts with Rosie O'Donnell
Actress, comedian, and host of the new variety show, Rosie Live, Rosie O'Donnell, is also a visual artist.  (November 28, 2008)

Painting by Gene Hackman up for Auction
Academy Award winning actor Gene Hackman has donated one of his paintings to benefit the Emeril Lagasse Foundation Carnivale du Vin 2008 Online Auction.  (November 22, 2008)

Photographs by Leonard Nimoy on Exhibit in Alabama
Photographs by Leonard Nimoy, from "The Full Body" series will be on exhibition at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Visual Arts Gallery.  (November 15, 2008)

Artwork by Tony Curtis on Exhibit in San Francisco
Legendary actor Tony Curtis will present his artwork this weekend at Dennis Rae Fine Art in San Francisco.  (November 13, 2008)

Marilyn Manson Paintings at Art Basel Miami
The artwork of "shock rocker" Marilyn Manson, will be exhibited for the first time in the U.S. at Art Basel Miami.  (November 12, 2008)

Paul Stanley Art Shows in Florida
KISS Front Man Paul Stanley has scheduled three art shows and three special appearances in Florida.  (November 2, 2008)

Jane Seymour Presents her Artwork in Arizona
Actress, author, designer Jane Seymour will present her artwork and make two personal appearances in Sedona, Arizona.  (October 31, 2008)

Mark Mothersbaugh's "Beautiful Mutants" on Exhibit in Los Angeles
Mark Mothersbaugh will display his "Beautiful Mutants" collection of photographs at the Los Angeles Center For Digital Art.  (October 30, 2008)

Leave it to Beaver Actor Tony Dow is now a Sculptor
Actor/Director/Producer Tony Dow is also a well respected sculptor, creating abstract bronze sculptures.  (October 25, 2008)

Paintings by Luciano Pavarotti on Exhibit in Rome
An exhibition dedicated to Luciano Pavarotti is currently on display at the Vittoriano museum in Rome.  (October 24, 2008)

The Pop Life Art Blog has a new home!
 (October 24, 2008)

Bob Dylan Artwork, The Drawn Blank Series, in Woking, England
Bob Dylan's Drawn Blank Series of artwork will be on exhibit at the Lightbox gallery and museum in Woking in Surrey, England.  (October 3, 2008)

Paul Stanley Art Show in McLean, Virginia
Artist and rock icon Paul Stanley will present his artwork at a special appearance at the Wentworth Gallery in Tyson’s Galleria.  (September 20, 2008)

Artwork by Anthony Hopkins up for Auction
Oscar winning actor and artist Anthony Hopkins has donated an original piece of his artwork for a fundraiser at Limestone College in Gaffney, South Carolina. (September 18, 2008)

Paul Stanley Atlanta Art Shows
KISS front man Paul Stanley will present his artwork at two special appearances at the Wentworth Galleries in Atlanta at Phipps Plaza and Perimeter Mall. (September 13, 2008)

Jane Seymour Art Exhibit in Schaumburg, Illinois
Jane Seymour will present her artwork at two special appearances at Wentworth Gallery at the Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg, Illinois. (September 12, 2008)

Original Artwork by Frank Sinatra, Glenn Ford and other Celebrity Artists up for Auction
The Heritage Auction Galleries Signature Music & Entertainment Memorabilia Auction will include more than two dozen pieces of celebrity art. (September 11, 2008)

My Visit to the John Lennon Art Exhibit in Los Angeles
This afternoon I visited the John Lennon art exhibit at the Westfield Topanga mall in Canoga Park. (September 6, 2008)

Photographs by Dennis Hopper on Exhibit in Cologne, Germany
Dennis Hopper's photography will be featured at the Photokina photography and imaging fair in Cologne, Germany. (September 3, 2008)

Artwork by John Lennon on Exhibit in Los Angeles
Artwork by John Lennon will be on display in Los Angeles at the Westfield Topanga mall in Canoga Park. (August 31, 2008)

Jane Seymour Talks About Her Artwork
Actress, artist, designer Jane Seymour spoke with The Charlotte Observer and Charlotte, North Carolina TV station WCNC about her artwork. (August 30, 2008)

David Byrne Designs Bike Racks for New York City
Nine new bikes racks designed by musician, artist, and biking enthusiast David Byrne have been installed in New York City. (August 21, 2008)

Artwork by Tony Curtis on Exhibit in Montreal
Artwork by Tony Curtis will be on exhibit at Galerie MX in Montreal (Quebec) Canada.
(August 20, 2008)

Coming Together through the art of John Lennon
Waukesha County Museum in Waukesha, Wisconsin will present a special exhibit of original artwork by John Lennon, as well as a collection of rare Beatles memorabilia.  (July 29, 2008)

Glorious Excess: Paintings by Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda
"Glorious Excess", an exhibit of paintings and digital works by Mike Shinoda is currently on display at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles. (July 23, 2008)

Grace Slick Art Exhibit in Los Angeles
In conjunction with VH1 Rock Honors The Who Weekend, Gallery 319 is presenting the art of Grace Slick. (July 08, 2008)

Merce My Way: Photographs by Mikhail Baryshnikov
Photographs by Legendary dancer Mikhail Baryshinikov are currently on exhibit in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (June 24, 2008)

Ronnie Wood Paints it Black
Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood has been painting as long as he has been playing music. His latest collection, Paint it Black, is on exhibit at Gallery Number One in Dublin, Ireland.
(June 18, 2008)

Ringo Starr Art Book: "Painting is My Madness"
Rock legend and former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr is releasing a limited edition book featuring his computer art. (June 15, 2008)

Paintings by Frank Sinatra
Everyone knows of Frank Sinatra’s legendary career as a singer and actor, however most are not aware that he was also a visual artist. (June 14, 2008)

Cherie Currie: From Runaway to Chainsaw Chick
Cherie Currie, former lead singer of the groundbreaking all-female rock band The Runaways, is now a professional chainsaw carver. (June 06, 2008)

Paul Stanley July and August Art Gallery Events
KISS frontman Paul Stanley will exhibit his artwork and make special appearances at Wentworth Galleries in Pennsylvania, Missouri, and Illinois. (June 06, 2008)

Postcard Diaries: Artwork by Mark Mothersbaugh on Exhibit in Berkeley and Chicago
Mark Mothersbaugh's 2008 Gallery Tour, Postcard Diaries features high-resolution, limited edition prints of his postcard illustrations.  (May 22, 2008)

Icons Of Music Auction To Benefit Music Rising
Icons of Music II, the second auction benefiting Music Rising, will take place Saturday, May 31, 2008 at Hard Rock Cafe New York in Times Square.  (May 21, 2008)

Brady Bunch Actress Eve Plumb Exhibits Her Paintings
Eve Plumb’s artwork is currently on exhibit at Pure Color Gallery in Laguna Beach, California.   (May 16, 2008)

Bob Dylan Artwork: The Drawn Blank Series Launches in London
Halcyon Gallery in Mayfair, London will present the first ever gallery exhibition of the artwork Bob Dylan.  (May 9, 2008)

Hear the World: Photographs by Bryan Adams in New York City
Musician and photographer Bryan Adams opened his Hear the World Ambassadors Photo Exhibit in New York City. (May 2, 2008)

Paul McCartney Free Concert and Art Exhibit in the Ukraine
Paul McCartney will perform a free concert and exhibit his artwork in Kiev, Ukraine.
(April 29, 2008)

Artwork by Senator Edward Kennedy up for Auction
A signed print by Massachusetts Senator Edward (Ted) Kennedy is up for auction at CharityBuzz.com.  (April 23, 2008)

Tiger Woods Creates Golf Ball Art
Golf Great Tiger Woods recently did an ad for Buick in which he is shown hitting paint-filled golf balls onto a canvas.  (April 12, 2008)

Grace Slick Art Gallery Events in May & June 2008
According to her MySpace page, Rock Icon Grace Slick will be making several art gallery appearances in May and June 2008.  (April 12, 2008)

Photographs by Linda McCartney to go on Display in London
Paul McCartney is joining with James Hyman Gallery in London to present an exhibition of photographs taken by his late wife Linda McCartney.   (April 4, 2008)

Tony Bennett Art Exhibit in Florida
A Life of Art and Music, a one man show of the artwork of Tony Bennett is currently on display at Eckert Fine Art Naples.  (March 22, 2008)

Modern Muses by Bryan Adams
The Modern Muses exhibit of photography by rock singer and recording artist Bryan Adams opened this week at National Portrait Gallery in London. (March 15, 2008)

John Lennon Art Exhibit in Scottsdale
The artwork of Beatles legend John Lennon will be on display at the Borgata of Scottsdale.(March 8, 2008)

Paul Stanley Art Shows in Charlotte and Boston
Paul Stanley has two art gallery exhibits and appearances scheduled for Charlotte and Boston in April.  (March 8, 2008)

Portrait of Heath Ledger is a Finalist for Australia’s Archibald Prize
A portrait of late actor Heath Ledger by artist Vincent Fantauzzo is a finalist for the 2008 Archibald Prize for portraiture.  (March 2, 2008)

Artwork by Anthony Quinn on Exhibit in Boston and Texas
Public exhibitions of the artwork of Anthony Quinn are now on display at the InterContinental Hotel Boston and at at Texas A&M University.  (February 27, 2008)

The Artwork of Burt Young
Academy Award nominated actor Burt Young, best known for his role as “Paulie” in the Rocky movies, is also an artist.  (February 25, 2008)

Photographs by Viggo Mortensen to be on Display in Iceland
Oscar nominated actor Viggo Mortensen will open an exhibition of his photographs at the Reykjavík Museum of Photography in May 2008.  (February 5, 2008)

Jane Seymour Art Events
The multi-talented and always busy Jane Seymour will be spending much of her time in March and April displaying her artwork and meeting her fans.  (February 2, 2008)

Grace Slick Art Events in Maryland and Virginia
Rock Icon Grace Slick has scheduled exhibits of her artwork and special appearances in Maryland and Virginia.  (January 29, 2008)

Paul Stanley Art Events in New Jersey
Rock icon and Kiss Frontman Paul Stanley has two art gallery exhibits and appearances scheduled for New Jersey in February. (January 27, 2008)

Bid for a Painting Lesson with Tony Bennett
The Grammy Awards Charity Auction Benefiting MusiCares includes the opportunity to bid to win a one-hour art lesson with Grammy Award-winning legend, Tony Bennett.
(January 25, 2008)

Photographs, Drawings and Films by Patti Smith on Exhibit in Paris
The Fondation Cartier in Paris is hosting an exhibition of the work of influential punk rock singer, songwriter, and poet Patti Smith. (January 23, 2008)

Artwork by John Lennon on Display in Laguna Beach, California
The artwork of Beatles legend John Lennon will be on display for 3 days only at Pacific Edge Gallery. (January 22, 2008)

Jewelry Designer and Former Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell
For decades retired US Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell has created jewelry from his studio in Ignacio, Colorado. (January 20, 2008)

Lynn Goldsmith: Icons of Rock and the Imagination
Photographs by acclaimed celebrity photographer Lynn Goldsmith are currently on display at Frank Pictures Gallery in Santa Monica, California.  (January 14, 2008)

The Full Body Project by Leonard Nimoy in Los Angeles
The Full Body Project, photographs by actor/director Leonard Nimoy, is currently on exhibit at Louis Stern Fine Arts in West Hollywood.  (January 12, 2008)

Mark Mothersbaugh’s Postcard Diaries in New Orleans
During his downtime on early tours with DEVO, Mark Mothersbaugh began illustrating on postcards to send to his friends and family. Postcard Diaries features high-resolution, limited edition prints of these works. (January 5, 2008)

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