He was one of the most brilliantly original and confrontational musicians of his generation, so seeing the Vera Lynn and Frank Sinatra album covers that Ian Dury designed and painted is something of an eye-opener. As is a decade’s worth of his art from the 1960s, most of which is little known and going on display for the first time.

Read more at: http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/2013/jul/22/ian-dury-art-show

Chris Sabian is a portrait artist with http://www.kutefineart.com and owner of http://www.paragonprints.co.uk