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Paul McCartney

 (born 1942)
Paul McCartney is active/lives in New York / England.  Paul McCartney is known for abstract expression, figurative painting.

Biography   Paul McCartney

A member of the famous "Beatles" music group, Paul McCartney started painting in the mid-1980s after he met Willem de Kooning. In November, 2000, a special exhibition of his paintings, not for sale, was held at the New York's Matthew Marks Gallery to benefit cancer research.

In 1966, McCartney met art gallery-owner Robert Fraser, whose flat was visited by many well-known artists. McCartney met Andy Warhol, Claes Oldenburg, Peter Blake, and Richard Hamilton there, and learned about art appreciation.  McCartney later started buying paintings by Magritte, and used Magritte's painting of an apple for the Apple Records logo.  He now owns Magritte's easel and spectacles.

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