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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,
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,
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,
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)
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)
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)
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)
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
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)
Artwork by Frank Sinatra, Glenn Ford and other Celebrity Artists up
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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
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)
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)
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)
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)
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
(June 06, 2008)
Diaries: Artwork by Mark Mothersbaugh on Exhibit in Berkeley and
Mark Mothersbaugh's 2008 Gallery Tour, Postcard Diaries features
high-resolution, limited edition prints of his postcard
(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
(May 21, 2008)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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
(April 4, 2008)
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)
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)
Art Exhibit in Scottsdale
The artwork of Beatles legend John Lennon will be on display at
the Borgata of Scottsdale.(March 8, 2008)
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)
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)
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)
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
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)
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)
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,
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)
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)
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)
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,
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)
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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