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Rock star paintings go on display at Liverpool's View Two Gallery

Friday, March 28, 2014

Paul McCartney and John Lennon are among 40 paintings of rock heroes by graphic designer Paul Terence Madden going on display in Liverpool on Friday. He said, "This endless exhibition is a true homage, a reflection of my life connected to the world of music. The paintings are of people I love and admire."

They have been created by graphic designer Paul Terence Madden, who spent his nights away from the office watching bands such as the Sex Pistols. Madden grew up in Ellesmere Port before studying at Chester Art School, where he became life-long friends with Steve Lindsey, bassist from Liverpool Art School cult band Deaf School.   He then attended London College of Printing before working in a Soho graphic art studio. A decade ago, Madden began painting his musical heroes in acrylic paint. His works on canvas feature stencilled lyrics and touches of semi-legible graffiti.  He says: “This endless exhibition is a true homage, a reflection of my life connected to the world of music.

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Source: Liverpool Echo

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