In addition to being a longtime member of the Rolling Stones, Ronnie Wood also dabbles in art — and he recently merged the two hobbies with a series of abstract, Picasso-inspired paintings of the band.
"I call it 'The Picasso Stones'. It's my interpretation of Picasso’s painting 'The Three Dancers'.“Looking at the…
Wood’s official website has a selection of art pieces up for pre-order now — for weighty prices, as the cheapest is $795 and the most expensive single piece is $1950.
Wood’s statement, in non-Facebook post format:
“I call it ‘The Picasso Stones’. It’s my interpretation of Picasso’s painting ‘The Three Dancers’.
“Looking at the original, I was inspired to do my own take featuring the boys. I did a few versions and each one was slightly different and more honed than the last. I had great fun doing it.
“Picasso did his own take on a lot of artists but I bet he never thought anyone would ever do a take on him. I hope and think he’d be flattered, but also a bit shocked and pleasantly surprised at my take on his work.”
If you’re interested, check out the options available at his online shop!