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PAUL STANLEY Confirms Fine Art Tour Appearances For February

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Thursday, January 11, 2024 @ 10:42 AM


To Promote New And Current Works; At Wentworth Gallery In South Florida

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Wentworth Gallery is honored to present the latest collection of works from legendary Musician and Fine Artist, PAUL STANLEY. Stanley has created new original paintings, hand painted signature PAUL STANLEY Ibanez guitars, mixed media originals, and limited-edition artworks including new works on metal. These special events with the Artist will take place at the Wentworth Gallery on February 23 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood and the following day, February 24, at the Boca Raton Town Center Mall location.

"I don't really have a style other than what connects all of my pieces - which is vibrant color. Because, to me, color is the representation of life. I view my life, on its worst day, as a miracle. I think life is amazing. And I represent it with color." - PAUL STANLEY

This past August, Stanley premiered an exclusive exhibit at the esteemed, The Butler Institute of American Art. "The Other Side" special collection featured sixteen one-of-a-kind pieces encompassing new acrylic paintings and mixed media originals. Stanley was honored to be exhibited at such a prestigious institution, "For me, it takes my breath away. (The Butler Institute) is a terrific museum. And the first that really championed American artists." The show was well attended and received glowing reviews.

"Paul's artwork really connects with people. In particular, his unique use of colors elicits strong emotions. It is extremely rare to sell an entire gallery of art during a show, but Paul does it regularly. He has become an art phenom." - Christian O'Mahony, Principal Wentworth Gallery

Stanley designed and created the iconic KISS emblem which remains universally recognized as one of the greatest logos of the 20th century. His artistic and visual input has been and continues to be seen in his designs of KISS album covers, performance stages and apparel.

Stanley returned to his passion for painting ten years ago by creating portraits and abstracts that are emotionally charged compositions. His tremendous success with his artwork has led to an entirely new fan and media presence for the accomplished Musician, Actor and Artist. He maximizes the direct and powerful impact of his paintings through scale, texture, color and simplicity of imagery.

Stanley's works have been praised by well-known and distinguished art concerns and acquired by fans, celebrities and art collectors worldwide. Stanley's works have been coveted by collectors as evidenced by consecutive sell-out art shows with total sales in the tens of millions. Additionally, the Artist has been commissioned to create numerous large works that are on exhibition globally.

IN GALLERY APPEARANCES BY PAUL STANLEY
(artist will be in attendance at all showings)

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23 @ 7-9 PM
Wentworth Gallery at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood
Address: 5804 Seminole Way #103

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24 @ 6-8 PM
Wentworth Gallery at Boca Raton Town Center Mall
Address: 6000 Glades Road #1089

For more than 45 years, PAUL STANLEY has reigned supreme as one of the single-most recognizable front men in the history of rock and roll. Although preferring to live his off-stage life out of the media spotlight, he continues to be the chief songwriter, driving force and the unwavering voice of KISS. A visionary and trendsetter since the early 1970s, Stanley's passion for both the musical and visual arts has perhaps been the key to the astonishing ongoing worldwide phenomenon known as KISS. Stanley single-handedly penned such escapist anthems as "Love Gun", "God Of Thunder" and "Black Diamond" and wrote the golden throat that throttled "Detroit Rock City", the charismatic swagger behind "I Was Made For Lovin' You", and stripped of makeup, was the unmasked troubadour that breathed vocal life into the ballads "Reason to Live", "Forever" and "Every Time I Look At You".

Stanley returned to his passion for painting ten years ago by creating portraits and abstracts that are emotionally charged compositions. His tremendous success has translated into tens of millions in sales. He aims to maximize the direct, physical impact of his paintings through scale, texture, color and simplicity of images. In a few short years of exhibiting, Stanley's works have been acquired by numerous art collectors and he has been commissioned to create large works to be displayed internationally.

In addition to the concert stage, Stanley has also played to theatrical audiences in the title role of The Phantom, in The Phantom of the Opera. Paul was chosen to be the final Phantom in the 10-year run of the Toronto production.

As an accomplished solo performer, Stanley released Live to Win, his first solo album in more than 25 years. In it, Stanley strips his emotions to the bone and adorns them with a melodic sheen with songs about the power of the human spirit and commitment to not compromising ideals. In 2008, Stanley released the heavily awaited concert DVD, One Live Kiss, that quickly went to the top of the music video charts.

Stanley lives in Beverly Hills with his wife Erin and their 3 children.

As the leading fine art retailer in the United States with 9 locations, Wentworth Gallery features a wide selection of original artwork, limited editions and sculptures from the world's most acclaimed artists. In addition to representing highly collected and heralded artists Peter Max, Mr. Brainwash, Charles Fazzino, Michael Godard, and Romero Britto, Wentworth Gallery exclusively represents artists Paul Stanley from KISS, Rick Allen from DEF LEPPARD, Mickey Hart from THE GRATEFUL DEAD, Joe Satriani, Michael Cartellone from LYNYRD SKYNYRD, and Brian Wheat from TESLA in their visual artwork. Their website, wentworthgallery.com provides information on featured artists, upcoming exhibits, online orders and directions to the nearest Wentworth Gallery; or call 800-732-6140.


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