06/17/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Bob Dylan's Paintings Go On Show

An exhibition of Bob Dylan's paintings went on show in London on Monday, revealing the artistic talents of the legendary singer long revered for his musical and poetic output.

The Drawn Blank Series, unveiled at one of London's most prestigious galleries, comprises some 300 colourful canvases ranging from nudes and portraits to interiors and street scenes.

They are based on drawings and sketches done on the road between 1989-1992, brought to life with colour in a style with echos of impressionist or post-impressionist masters like Vincent van Gogh.

The 67-year-old himself denies any conscious influences. "I haven't trained in any academy where you learn how to do something in the style of Degas or Van Gogh, or how to copy Da Vinci," he told The Times newspaper.

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