Chrissie Hynde talks about her art

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6.30 PM to 7.30 PM
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£15. See royalacademy.org.uk

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She's best-known for her music with The Pretenders, but Chrissie Hynde has recently moved into painting and that's what this talk is all about: she'll be discussing her first big body of work and how it compares to her rock 'n' roll career.

The talk also coincides with the release of a new illustrated book called Adding The Blue, which shows her abstract paintings and still-life studies.

Note: This event will take place in the Benjamin West Lecture Theatre.

 

Talk about Chrissie Hynde

Craig’s review of Royal Academy of Arts – “You might find this hard to believe if you've read a few of my galley reviews, but I did actually go to art school once. And I really do mean once (I quit on the very first day). After looking around the induction hall I quickly realised that I wasn't cut out to be an art student because you need to smoke dope, have a silly hat or a tattoo or a silver stud in your nos… continued”

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