Bob Dylan has taken on many non-musical pursuits over the past five decades, from acting and directing to painting and boxing. One of his more unexpected passions is sculpting enormous iron gates, which were first displayed to the public at the Halcyon Gallery in London in 2013. Now, a new 26-by-15-foot custom archway entitled “Portal” will be permanently displayed at Maryland’s MGM’s National Harbor Casino when it opens to the public later this year.
I like Bob’s artwork. The photos of this look interesting. Not sure I’d call it art the same as his drawings and paintings; it’s more an assemblage. But it’s cool. It looks like it would be fun to make.
FWIW, here’s a Dylan piece that I own (a print, not an original, of course):