The Art of Ronnie Wood at Liverpool Academy of Arts 19 to 29 August 2008
Note: LAA is open all this Bank Holiday Weekend.
The first surprise is that there are so many pictures, he’s quite prolific, I thought he would have been too busy with his rock-n-roll lifestyle (the Faces, Rolling Stones etc.) to be bothered with drawing and painting.
The works are pretty good too, Wood was born into an art-loving family and followed his brothers into art school, attending Ealing Art College. His very first job was as a sign-writer.
Working with paint, screen-printing, woodcuts and etching methods, Wood has created a wide variety of artworks, from bold, abstract pieces to intimate portraits of fellow band members and other showbiz pals.
Tour sketches and landscapes also form a large part of the artist’s portfolio. The prices are not cheap but its a big name isn’t it.
You can see more of his work on his own website: www.ronniewood.com