John Heaton (jheaton) wrote,
John Heaton
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Art on Sunday: Paul Newman

Everett Raymond Kinstler (born 1926)
Paul Newman, 1989
Oil on canvas
Kinstler, Paul Newman
National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C.

"In an era in which nearly everyone feels entitled to celebrity and fortune, Newman was always suspicious of both. He used his fame to give away his fortune, and he did that from some unspoken Zen-like conviction that neither had ever really belonged to him in the first place."

Dahlia Lithwick, slate.com
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