"Its a powerful ingredient in my life",says film legend Tony Curtis about his passion for painting. Tony Curtis work has been displayed throughout North America, Europe and Asia, one even at Manhattan's Metropolitan Museum of Art, and commanding upward of $25,000 per canvas from buyers: landscapes, objects, collages, conceptual pieces in acrylics, sketches and giclees.
They will journey from his Anthem home to the Clark County Library, where an exhibit of his creations will open Tuesday and run through early June. And where Tony himself will show up -- he still maintains a regular schedule of public appearances -- at 2 p.m. April 18 to discuss his life and career, chronicled in his 2008 memoir, "American Prince.
What: "The Artwork of Tony Curtis"
When: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fridays-Sundays, from Tuesday-June 12
Where: Clark County Library Art Gallery, 1401 E. Flamingo Road
Cost: Free (507-3400)