Actor and director James Franco also has an artistic side.
Actor and director James Franco also has an artistic side.

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  • Many musicians and actors are also talented artists, having showcased their work in solo or group exhibitions.

  • Some of them have a longstanding relationship with art, having produced a variety of paintings, photographs, and performance pieces over the years.

  • Jim Carrey makes long-scale paintings and miniature sculptures, while Patti Smith creates black-and-white prints out of her Polaroid photos.

  • Here are 14 celebrities you may not have known are also talented artists.

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Celebrities are always looking for more outlets and different ways to express their abundant creativity. Some of them are musicians who decide to try acting, while others are actors who want to hone their singing skills

And then there are those who create art, experimenting with various forms, from painting and photography to graphic design and performance art. 

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