New Exhibit Showcases Dean Guitars Painted by Rock Legends
Dean Guitars is set to unveil an amazing collection of their electric guitars hand-painted, illustrated, and sculptured by a bevy of hard-rock legends; including Ozzy Osbourne, Korn’s Jonathan Davis, and Slayer’s Kerry King. The axes are to be displayed as part of the Six-String Masterpieces exhibit that raises awareness and support for music-education projects. Taking place at the Mesa Arts Center Museum in Phoenix, the exhibition also includes guitars personalized by Scott Ian (Anthrax), Chester Bennington (Linkin Park), Les Claypool (Primus), Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins), Munky (Korn), and Bret Michaels. In addition to the rock royalty lending their hand to the cause, renowned tattoo artists, such as Aaron Cain, along with an assortment of leading visual artists, like Mark Dean Veca, and even NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick have also put forward their own unique designs for the show. Additionally curated by artist/musician Curse Mackey, Six-String Masterpieces is dedicated to legendary Pantera guitarist Dimebag Darrell with its strong anti-violence theme.The exhibition runs from September 9 through to December 4, with all proceeds going to Little Kids Rock, one of the country’s leading music education charities.