Bob Dylan Art Show in Santa Monica: The Drawn Blank Series

© Bob Dylan. Train Tracks, 2014. 28 x 36 in.

What can you say about Bob Dylan that is not going to be simply epic? Although this is a rhetorical question, the answer is nothing. If you are anywhere near the Santa Monica, California area, head over to the Andrew Weiss gallery to check out “The Drawn Blank Series”, a collection of drawings and sketches made by Dylan on the road between 1989 and 1992. This is an artistic look inside the mind of one of the best musicians alive today. Check out more info below and head over to the gallery and enjoy the show.

 © Bob DylanTrain Tracks, 2014. 28 x 36 in.

Bob DylanThe Drawn Blank Series 

Bob Dylan’s very first West Coast art exhibition includes original paintings and the debut of 8 new hand-signed prints

Andrew Weiss Gallery: Santa Monica, California

November 7, 2014 until January 3, 2015

Following worldwide critical acclaim and unprecedented demand for Bob Dylan’s The Drawn Blank Series, a new collection of eight signed limited edition prints will be unveiled at Andrew Weiss Gallery in Santa Monica, California.  This exhibition, which also includes three examples of Dylan’s originals, is a comprehensive and authoritative collection of Bob Dylan’s art.  While Dylan has been a committed visual artist for more than five decades, The Drawn Blank Series casts a vibrant new light on the singular creativity of one of the world’s most important and influential cultural figures.

Based on drawings and sketches made by Dylan while on the road during the period of 1989 through 1992, the exclusive and limited edition prints in The Drawn Blank Series visually echo the stylistic hallmarks of Dylan’s prose, poetry and music.  Just as Dylan’s songs are constantly reinvigorated and rediscovered through his live performances, so these artworks revisit images and scenes which were captured in all their immediacy by the artist. Dylan chronicled his life on the road: in between gigs, on trains, in cafes, backstage. The drawings trace his everyday observations, his thought process and his vision.

The Drawn Blank Series has resulted in a collection which is at once a significant independent achievement and a fascinating extrapolation of themes and images which haunt his music. The exhibition is on view through January 3, 2015.

About Andrew Weiss Gallery

Launching its newest location in Santa Monica, CA in November 2014, Andrew Weiss Gallery has specialized for over 40 years in the works of Picasso, Chagall, Miro, and Dali. The Andrew Weiss Gallery offers an extensive collection of original paintings, drawings, prints, and ceramics to its exclusive international private clientele, and galleries worldwide. Located in Santa Monica, California, this gallery is the latest of four previous galleries owned by Weiss in major cities nationally. The gallery also specializes in Hollywood fine photography, featuring rare photographs from the 1930’s to present as well as the world’s largest archive of Marilyn Monroe original photographs. A third generation art dealer, Andrew Weiss is a founding member of the IFAA (International Fine Art Appraisers) and is well renowned worldwide for his expertise.

Andrew Weiss Gallery

BOB DYLAN: ‘The Drawn Blank Series’

November 7, 2014- January 3, 2015

2525 Michigan Ave., D-4 (Bergamot Station), Santa Monica, CA 90404

www.andrewweissgallery.com

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