Art is the perpetual motion of illusion. The highest purpose of art is to inspire. What else can you do? What else can you do for any one but inspire them?
In addition to being one of the most iconic musicians of the modern era, Dylan is a painter, a sculptor, a filmmaker and a best-selling author. He has been awarded America’s Presidential Medal of Freedom, the National Medal of Arts, the Pulitzer Prize, Sweden’s Polar Music Prize and France’s Officer de la Legion d’honneur. He has won an Oscar and eleven Grammy Awards.
In 2016 Dylan became the first singer-songwriter to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature and in 2019, Dylan’s first comprehensive solo museum exhibition opened in the Modern Art Museum Shanghai, Retrospectrum. Visited by over 100,000 visitors in the opening 3 months, it cemented him as one of the most important contemporary visual artists.