Monday April 6, 2020

When Dylan went eclectic

In a Belfast art auction this coming Tuesday, Bob Dylan keeps company with Jack B Yeats, Louis Lle Brocquy, Damien Hirst, Joan Miro and Salvador Dalí

8th March, 2020
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Bob Dylan has been drawing and painting since the 1960s, but he chose to conceal this facet of his creativity until his Drawn Blank Series was publicly exhibited in 2007. He paints mostly from life, stating: “I’m pretty much interested in people, histories, myth, and portraits; people of all stripes.” As one critic described his talent: “His brushstrokes are like his voice: straightforward, rough, occasionally fragile. He's not after artistic perfection, but something larger, a...

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