Brad Pitt Has a Seriously Impressive Art Collection

by Jeremy Spirogis
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To film buffs in all places, Brad Pitt is a one-of-a-kind famous person. He has appeared in among the greatest movies of the nineties and early 2000s, and to many, he’ll all the time be Hollywood’s “golden boy.” Named a number of instances because the “sexiest man alive,” Pitt has undergone his fair proportion of non-public struggles, together with a number of contentious divorces and a battle with alcohol that he solely not too long ago overcame. Through all of it, Pitt has turned to artwork to assist him discover happiness and as a way of self-expression.

Brad Pitt’s street to fame

Brad Pitt was born in Shawnee, Oklahoma, in 1963. Raised by a working-class household, Pitt and his dad and mom moved to Springfield, Missouri when he was very younger. Pitt was well-liked in highschool, and took part in numerous sports activities, together with swimming, tennis, and golf. He was additionally energetic within the faculty debate staff and even labored in some native theatre productions. In faculty, Pitt was drawn to journalism and promoting – nonetheless, he finally determined to pursue performing and moved to Los Angeles, California to discover his choices.

In the late eighties, whereas dwelling in California, Pitt took performing classes as he tried to get his profession began. He made some appearances in tv exhibits reminiscent of Another World, 21 Jump Street, and Growing Pains. He additionally had small roles in a couple of films, together with No Way Out, Less Than Zero, Too Young to Die? and Across the Tracks. Pitt skilled his huge breakthrough in 1991 when he appeared within the girl-power movie Thelma & Louise. Ever since, he has been one among Hollywood’s greatest stars.

Brad Pitt is an artwork devotee

Brad Pitt likes to maintain his private life as low-key as attainable, regardless of the truth that he recurrently makes headlines. Still, many followers are conscious of his longtime curiosity in artwork and artwork amassing. During his marriage to Angelina Jolie, the couple collected plenty of very costly paintings and had what has been described as a “private gallery” of all their items. A couple of of the items within the couple’s assortment included prints from the artist Dom Pattinson, precious work by the road artist often called Banksy, and watercolors by the Canadian artist Marcel Dzama. 

When Jolie and Pitt separated in 2016, followers questioned how they’d divide the priceless assortment, which was estimated to be value round $25 million. While it isn’t identified precisely how the previous couple determined to allocate their artwork assortment, it does appear as if Pitt’s devotion to artwork has solely deepened up to now a number of years. 

What is Brad Pitt doing today?

Brad Pitt in a tuxedo
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After Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie break up up in late 2016, Pitt appeared to enter a critical downward spiral. As he revealed in a latest interview, he had turned to alcohol to assist him cope and solely not too long ago was in a position to pressure himself to make a change. He started going to remedy and attended Alcoholics Anonymous conferences for a yr. He has additionally been capable of finding solace in artwork. As reported by People journal in early 2017, Pitt turned to sculpture as a method to assist him loosen up and channel his vitality. 

Pitt revealed in a January podcast that his love for artwork is as sturdy as ever and that he finds sculpting and amassing artwork a “very meditative” follow. He additionally admitted that he doesn’t like to think about his paintings as a group, regardless that he admitted to proudly owning a number of very spectacular items. Although Pitt is at the moment nonetheless performing, there’s all the time the chance sooner or later that he decides to step away from the movie trade and switch his focus to his actual love – artwork. 

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