Art is cathartic and Pierce Brosnan can account for it, which turned to painting, More than 30 years ago, when his first wife fell ill and died. That dramatic situation happened again in 2013, when their daughter Charlotte suffered from the same disease as her mother, ovarian cancer, and died at the age of 41.
Brosnan found a way to help relieve the pain in this new artistic activity. However, what started almost as a therapeutic hobby became important as make your own sample.
In fact, on his official Instagram account (with 1.6 million followers), Former James Bond introduces himself as “actor, producer, painter”, emphasizing this aspect like the rest, for which he became famous.
A regular participant in charity events, one of his paintings recently crossed one million dollars at an auction held at the Amfar Gala in Cannes. is about A portrait of musician Bob Dylan, which sold for $1.4 million.
Brosnan’s love for painting had a dramatic beginning, as the actor stuck to that activity when Cassandra Harris began a four-year course of illness, which ended with her death in 1991. from his own account, at that time began to develop a special sensitivity to colors Which helped him release his frustration and anger at his wife’s suffering.
That passion, discovered by chance and at an unwanted moment, grew and never left him. The actor found love again in Keely Shayne Smith, whom he had married more than twenty years earlier, and with whom he had two other children.
Now, at the age of 68, Brosnan announced via his Instagram account that, Before the end of the year, it will be time to showcase your works, at the first show to be held in Los Angeles.
“Sometimes I wonder if I have to show the work being done slowly since one dark night in 1987 When I started painting. However, as my lovely wife Keely says, you are only going to picture a few in your life. So, at the end of the year, I will have my first art show in Los Angeles. if not now When? time to let them go“, he assured.
As a preview of what the exhibition will be, the actors Showed some part of his work on his Instagram account where he himself is seen posing.. Among his paintings are several drawings, some with more abstract lines, and one in which a standing man holds his hand near his heart and the organ is shown in detail.
Pierce Brosnan and his wife Keely Shay Smith have been together for 25 years. AFP photo.
During his recent visit to the Cannes Film Festival, the actor took advantage of the moment to make his lesser-known side public through a documentary and, incidentally, held a charity auction for an organization supporting AIDS research . for the picture Dylan, Brosnan expressed that they did it because the musician “is a great hero to me”..
Always supported and supported by his wife Kelly, Brosnan insisted that it was she who directed his life for 25 years and was Who saved her from depression in the most dramatic moments of their life. “She’s like a force I can’t live without,” he declared. The couple has two children together: Dylan, 23, and Paris, 19.
Brosnan is also the father of Shawn and Kristopper, Charlotte’s brother, with whom he had an affair with Cassandra Harris.