Jason Newsted’s Paintings are Getting Their Own Art Show


Since leaving office, our suddenly not-so-bad-seeming* ex-President George W. Bush has taken to painting to whittle the time away.

Now it seems as if ex-Metallica, ex-Voivod, ex-Flotsam and Jetsam, etc bassist Jason Newsted has done the same, and he’ll be displaying those works in a show called Rawk during the Art New York festival next month. You’ll be able to see Newsted’s brushwork in person between May 3rd and 7th at Pier 94. on Manhattan’s west side.

Has Newsted always been a painter, or is it a newfound interest now that he’s making music for dads? I don’t know the answer, but if you go to his show you can ask him directly: he’ll be there for a Q&A session on Saturday, May 6th.

More info at ArtNYFair.com, although Newsted strangely isn’t listed on the “Artists” page. Thanks to Ghost Cult Mag for the tip.

* actually yeah, no, he was a piece of shit

Show Comments
Metal Sucks Greatest Hits