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Bob Dylan to Exhibit Portraits, Handwritten Lyrics at Tulsa Art Museum

Daniel Kreps: Rolling Stone

Bob Dylan’s artwork and handwritten song lyrics will exhibit at a Tulsa, Oklahoma art museum beginning in May.

The Gilcrease Museum’s “Bob Dylan: Face Value and Beyond” will feature 12 pastel portraits – similar to the one featured on the 2013 archival release Another Self Portrait – by the rock legend. The art exhibit is also Dylan’s first since the massive, 100,000-item Bob Dylan Archives was donated to the University of Tulsa in 2016.

“It might seem like something of a curve ball to have an exhibit built around a series of paintings. But it’s really a kind of sneaky way to show what the archive truly is — something that showcases what a truly multifaceted artist Bob Dylan is,” Michael Chaiken, the curator of the Bob Dylan Archives, told Tulsa World. …Read More

Image:  Bob Dylan’s artwork – displayed above in London in 2013 – and handwritten song lyrics will exhibit at a Tulsa, Oklahoma art museum beginning in May. AFP/Getty Images

2019-04-01T04:28:07+00:00