Tony Curtis painting for sale offers in the region of £20.000
Original acrylic on canvas hand signed titled Hearts of Hawaii 48 x 36 inches it is elaborately custom framed in wood.this piece looks absolutely spectacular once viewed in person. Tony Curtis's works of art are to be found in some of the most prestigious public and private collections worldwide including in Las Vagas ,Carmel, Maui, Whistler, London, Paris and New York.
In 2007 his painting The Red Table went on display at the Metropolitan Museum in Manhattan. Tony's bright acrylic impressionist paintings on canvas have been favorably compared to those of Matisse. His assemblages, collages and boxes are in the private collections of Billy Wilder, California Gov Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver, Kathy Lee Gifford, Lew Wasserman, Frank Sinatra, Arsenio Hall, Burt Lancaster, and Kirk Douglas.
One of the most popular actors Hollywood has ever known, Tony Curtis took delight in his second career, painting. What started as a way to channel creative energy left over at the end of a days shooting, was turned into a passion he pursued with the same vigor that launched him as an actor. After acting in more than 150 movies, Tony Curtis felt fortunate to have found something he loved to do just as much. The glamour of the movies has impacted his visual sensibilities- his paintings too are larger than life.
Tony Curtis' work is bold and explosive, with powerful colours and pulsing rythms. Tony Curtis received serious attention for his art and one of his paintings has been accepted into the permanent collection of the new film and media wing of the museum of modern art in New York. Tony Curtis passed away on sept 29th 2010 at his home in Athemn Nevada aged 85.
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