Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Jim Carrey: New York's Next Celebrity Art Star?

Posted By on Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 11:23 AM

Jim Carrey art
Watch out, James Franco, there's another handsome actor-turning-artist on the scene. Rubber-faced Canadian Jim Carrey is in New York right now filming a movie in which he portrays a successful businessman who inherits six penguins (...), but he's only doing it to pay for his art practice. The Post's Page Six reports that he's renting space in Julian Schnabel's studio (which seems extravagant; what about Bushwick?), and a tipster tells them, "Jim is working on a large abstract canvas. His work is actually quite good." How good? Well, a quick look at the man's various photos posted to Twitter confirms, they're not bad at all—except that one in the background right there. A full Twitter-sourced gallery of Carrey's current series, Untitled (2010), after the jump.

Jim Carrey art
  • "Untitled (Green)," 2010

Jim Carrey art
  • "Untitled (Self-Portrait)," 2010

Jim Carrey art
  • "Untitled (Faith Hope)," 2010

Jim Carrey art
  • "Untitled (Blue Skull)," 2010

Jim Carrey art
  • The artist at work.

All titles provided herein were invented by the author and in no way reflect the titling of the actor/artist. Solo show at Gagosian coming soon? (ArtInfo)

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