News | Entertainment
30 Nov 2020 16:58
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Days of Xmas
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Ronnie Wood’s art is his “therapy”

    The Rolling Stones guitarist is also an accomplished painter and when inspiration strikes, he feels “possessed” and is able to get “lost” in his work


    He said: “I can only work when I am inspired. Sometimes I have musical periods, other times I don’t do anything but paint. I become possessed.

    “That can take up most of the hours of the day. I will get lost in there. Art is something I have to do, but also therapy.”

    And the coronavirus pandemic has proved beneficial for the 73-year-old star and his art.

    He added: “Luckily social distancing is a godsend for an artist. I can work peacefully and quite profusely.”

    Ronnie often paints musicians who have inspired him, including his bandmate Sir Mick Jagger, who he finds to be a “challenge” to capture in the moment.

    He said: “He is so animated. He is like a gust of wind going by on stage. It is a challenge to try and capture him in one still frame.”

    As well as art and music, Ronnie – who has been sober since 2010 – likes to relax with meditation and knitting, as well as watching TV murder mysteries.

    He told The Times' Homes magazine: “Country walks are my daily exercise. And I live on murder mysteries. I am watching a whole series of interconnected Scandinavian ones at the moment. I love the continental flavour — it all started with Spiral, a French one. It is a continued adventure through Netflix and All4.”

    © 2020 Bang Showbiz, NZCity


     Other Entertainment News
     30 Nov: Idris Elba is to interview Sir Paul McCartney for a BBC special
     30 Nov: Shawn Mendes wants to be more "vocal and vulnerable"
     30 Nov: John Boyega is pleased to see more debate and discussion around racism
     30 Nov: Lashana Lynch is "scared" for the future of cinema and theatre
     30 Nov: Jamie Dornan admitted it can be "kind of exhausting" making small talk at Hollywood parties
     30 Nov: Luke Goss thinks the 2018 Bros documentary was a "magic pill"
     30 Nov: Ulrika Jonsson "questioned" whether she should "go on" after seeing pictures of Jennifer Aniston looking "toned"
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Brad Weber has inked a one year extension with New Zealand Rugby and the Chiefs for 2021 More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Next year's World of Music, Arts and Dance festival might be going local More...



     Today's News

    International:
    US politics updates: Donald Trump tweets at Joe Biden after president-elect fractures foot 16:47

    Entertainment:
    Idris Elba is to interview Sir Paul McCartney for a BBC special 16:29

    Law and Order:
    Police are seeking a 45-year-old man wanted for murder in relation to the death of a man in Wellsford, in Auckland 16:17

    Entertainment:
    Shawn Mendes wants to be more "vocal and vulnerable" 15:59

    Sailing:
    The America's Cup boats will get a first real opportunity to gauge where they are at next week when official practice racing gets underway on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour 15:57

    Soccer:
    The Wellington Phoenix's newest recruit has lofty ambitions for the club 15:47

    Entertainment:
    John Boyega is pleased to see more debate and discussion around racism 15:29

    Accident and Emergency:
    A person has died after a crash in Southland on November 20 15:27

    Entertainment:
    Lashana Lynch is "scared" for the future of cinema and theatre 14:59

    Cricket:
    Lockie Ferguson will have the chance to push his claims for a red-ball recall for New Zealand A next week 14:47


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2020 New Zealand City Ltd