Only one of the following Rolling Stones facts is actually true. 1. Mick Jagger was world Boggle champion. 2. Keith Richards is the voice of Moe on The Simpsons. 3. Ronnie Wood is a really, really talented artist. That’s right – it’s number three, and 100 of Ronnie’s works are about to go on show in London, proving that the man is much more than a stupidly-great musician.
Put on by pop culture purveyors Symbolic, the show is a fascinating look at some of the biggest starts of the last half century, with sketches of Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page and Jimi Hendrix – and of course his fellow Stones – all of whom the artist knew personally. There’s also an album cover he designed for 2005’s Essential Crossexion record, set lists and other work to guide us through his extraordinary career on stage.
The show opens on Monday at 28 Cork Street, and runs for a week.
- Ed Carvalho-Monaghan’s line work is translated into knitwear for It’s Nice That’s Unmade collection
- A fierce portrait of the battles, snaps and outrageous outfits of voguing culture from Ewen Spencer
- Artist Andrey Remnev’s hypnotic Russian Medieval-style paintings
- Illustrator Lili des Bellons' chipper images are full of geometric whimsy
- Matt and Dan’s stark graphic posters for Daniel Avery’s Divided Love
- A hotel’s Wes Anderson-esque dated decor and plant life photographed by Ina Niehoff
- Anthony Burrill tells us about his numerous Etsy WORK HARD rip-offs
- “I wouldn’t recommend trying to make it as an illustrator to anyone”: straight-talking McBess
- Jonathan Barnbrook talks us through designing David Bowie's new album artwork
- Japanese illustrator Nimura Daisuke is back with his charmingly naughty gifs
- Back to basics with Davide Di Gennaro’s symbol-heavy design workshop identity
- New Adult Swim project from the bonkers people behind some sexy Craigslist animations