John Lennon drawings go on show in New York
Tuesday 02 October 2012
Beatles fans can see another artistic side of John Lennon in New York this week.
An exhibition will feature 100 drawings and sketches by the late Beatle, called The Artwork of John Lennon, runs Friday to 9 October at 130 Prince St. in SoHo.
It marks what would have been Lennon's 72nd birthday.
The works cover the years 1964 to 1980, the year Lennon was fatally shot outside his Manhattan apartment building.
The exhibition is being presented by his widow, Yoko Ono, as well as Bag One Arts and Legacy Fine Art and Productions.
Donations from visitors will benefit charity Citymeals-on-Wheels.
Lennon's art consists of quick sketches and the Oriental technique of sumi ink drawings.
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