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Hollywood actor Sylvester Stallone will open an exhibition of his paintings in the Russian Museum.

The exhibition opens on October 27 in the Mikhailovsky Palace in St. Petersburg. On the opening day Stallone also take a tour of the permanent exhibition of the Russian Museum.

Stallone has been painting for over 35 years. The actor writes paintings in the style of impressionism and expressionism from the time in college. His exhibition titled “Sylvester Stallone: ​​35 years of painting” already took place in Switzerland. The cost of each of the paintings then estimated 40 to 50 thousand dollars.

Sylvester Stallone – is not the only one who discovered his love of painting. At the exhibitions are increasingly found the works of famous artists, politicians and actors have no direct relationship to art. Among them are such famous people as Robin Williams, John Travolta, Marilyn Manson, Viktor Tsoi, and even Vladimir Putin. Demand for their paintings are extremely high and is estimated at a huge amount.

In connection with the forthcoming exhibition we have selected for you the best of Stallone and other famous people who are very well loved or loved to draw.

Sylvester Stallone

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Tim Burton


Master storyteller Hollywood unusual in everything it does. Burton’s fantasy world is so vast that simply does not fit in the film, so many ideas of the artist and are only sketches on paper.

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«New Orleans Series» – is the title of an exhibition of paintings of famous American musician Bob Dylan, about the life of New Orleans in the 40-50-ies of the last century. For many of his fans, the exhibition was a revelation, because few people knew from a young age Bob showed himself as an artist.

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Viktor Tsoi received from childhood aesthetic education, loved to paint and sculpt. After the eight-year life of an artist, he went and entered the Serov College for decorating office, and after the evening finished art school and Restoration School.

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He began to paint long before he became famous, and now the current fame prevents perceive him as an artist. However, staying true to yourself and still tending to all the devil, as the themes for his paintings of Marilyn Manson chose, of course, death, violence and mutilation.

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But it could be a good artist to paint landscapes and still lifes, to earn a living creating postcards and stamps, than, in principle, in his youth he did. But at the time Adolf Hitler was in Vienna Academy of Arts, recognizing his paintings are unremarkable, except for those which depict buildings: churches, palaces and museums.

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Winston Churchill


Unlike Hitler, Churchill did not give up painting and continued to draw most of his life, creating about 500 paintings. As Winston Churchill respected artist and respected to this day. His paintings during his life was not in sight, but many of them knew, and now these pictures are valued dearly.

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Over the past year in the life of the popular British singer Robbie Williams embarked on a series of major changes. In the words of Robert, for several months, all the spare time he devotes to draw, and if before the singer considered the process as simple passion, after a number of enthusiastic assessments of friends who have seen his picture, a star, a number of far-reaching plans for their work.

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Freddie Mercury


Few people know that the famous QUEEN frontman Freddie Mercury originally wanted to become a painter and graduated with honors Ilinskii College of Art in London in 1969, having received the degree in graphic arts and design.

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