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When an exhibition of paintings by ex-beatle Paul McCartney opened in Siegen, Germany, last year, it seemed designed for critics' sarcasm. After all, Siegen was the birth place of Peter paul Rubens: What could be more offensive to the memory of the great Flemish painter than to have the splatterings of a rock singer presented in his own home city? But, Mc
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Hardcover, 148 pages
Published September 20th 2000 by Bulfinch (first published 1999)
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Lane Willson
Dec 24, 2010 rated it really liked it
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This is my Christmas present from Hannah. I was far more impressed with Macca's work than I thought I would be. It is interesting to me the relationships he has created with other artists and his willingness to rejoice in the work of those who have inspired him. Just as he readily jumps into Little Richard's Lucille, he is quick to acknowledge the influence of DeKooning and others on his painting.
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Sir James Paul McCartney MBE, known as Paul McCartney, is an English singer-songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, poet, entrepreneur, painter, record producer, film producer, and animal-rights activist. He gained worldwide fame as one of the founders and members of The Beatles. McCartney and John Lennon formed one of the most influential and successful songwriting partnerships and "wrote so ...more
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