Art Brokerage: Ringo Starr English Artist: b. 1940. Sir Richard Starkey, MBE (born 7 July 1940), known professionally as Ringo Starr, is an English musician, songwriter, singer, and actor who gained worldwide fame as the drummer for the Beatles. He occasionally sang lead vocals, usually for one song on an album, including "With a Little Help from My Friends", "Yellow Submarine", "Good Night", and their cover of "Act Naturally". He also wrote the Beatles' songs "Don't Pass Me By" and "Octopus's Garden", and is credited as a co-writer of others, including "What Goes On" and "Flying". I started in the late nineties with my computer art. While I was touring it gave me something to do in all those crazy hotels you have to stay in on the road. In its way ‘Pop’ art is always changing-like ‘Pop’ artists. Its a natural move of things like pop music and even Popeye the Sailor Man.” Ringo 2005. These artworks showcase his visual talents as never before. Starting out using acrylics and oils, Ringo was creating paintings for many years before he decided to start composing art on his computer in the late 90s. “I love modern media, it is the way I do my art now,” Starr said. After his first exhibition of paintings in 2005 that he called “My Faces,” Ringo has continued to evolve and create new and different artworks each and every year. Compared often to Andy Warhol and Keith Haring, Ringo’s “pop art” has captured the feel and spirit of the colorful, modern age in which we live. By following his progression, you will get an incredible journey into the creative process and mind of one of the greatest rock and roll legends of all time. Listings wanted.
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