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Bob Dylan the new Henri Cartier Bresson….?

writes in the Guardian
“When it comes to painting, Bob Dylan may not be such an original. The 70-year-old singer has been accused of replicating several famous photographs in his new art show. The Asia Series includes paintings that seem like acrylic reproductions of images by Henri Cartier-Bresson, Dmitri Kessel and Léon Busy.”…more       I say what about the dull boring music?
The exhibition is at
The Gagosian Gallery
Madison Avenue
980 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10075
212.744.2313
Is this is what is meant by a cover version?

One response to “Bob Dylan the new Henri Cartier Bresson….?

  1. Ander September 29, 2011 at 9:01 am

    The real question here is did Bob trace the photos himself in these identical copies or did he pay someone else to do it for him? I think we should be told.
    Ander

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