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 day’s 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 colors and pulsing rhythms. Tony Curtis received serious attention for his art and one of his paintings has been accepted in to 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 29, 2010 at his home in Las Vegas, Nevada. He left a wife and 6 children.
Riviera Sunshine - Tony Curtis
- Description: “Riviera Sunshine” is an original painting on canvas signed by the internationally acclaimed artist, Tony Curtis. This work of art was inspired by his numerous trips to the French Riviera while he was filming “The Persuaders” with Roger Moore. The floral paintings of Tony Curtis have been collected around the world; his beautiful artwork was accepted into the permanent collection of the prestigious Museum of Modern Art in New York.
- This painting measures approximately 40” x 30” and is in a museum quality frame with an outside dimension of 50.5” x 40.5”.
- Dimentions: 40" x 30" | Framed 50.5" x 40.5"
- Price: $25,000
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