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King of rock ‘n’ roll painting… (Associated Press)

Posted by lgirard on July 19th 2010 to In the News,Press Room


King of rock ‘n’ roll painting gets own exhibit
By CATHERINE TSAI, Associated Press Writer

Friday, July 16, 2010 at 2:46 a.m.

ARVADA, Colo. — Billed as the two-fisted art attack, painter Denny Dent made his name creating quick-draw portraits to live music, sometimes before thousands of concertgoers.

Using as many as three brushes in each hand, Dent splashed paint over sprawling canvases and himself, with subjects ranging from Jimi Hendrix to John Lennon to President Bill Clinton.

Dent was more a performance artist than studio painter…

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One response to “King of rock ‘n’ roll painting… (Associated Press)”

  1. That is a fantastic portrait of Jimmy Hendrix he did.

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