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Ringo Starr

What started in the late 90s as a way to kill some time in the hotel room while on tour with his All-Starr Band, has now turned into a quasi side career for legendary Beatles drummer, Ringo Starr.

Ringo has taken his computer's Microsoft Paint program, along with his affections for the likes of Rembrant, VanGogh, Shonberg, Condo, Nall, and Max, and created a new source of funding for his charity, The Lotus Foundation.

Starr's first exhibition of his work took place in June 2005 at the Pop International Galleries in New York City. His latest collection of computer art, "Ringo 2012," is once again on display at the exciting SoHo pop gallery. Public previews of Eye Lidded Man, Green Man, Elephant Foot and more what-you-see-is-what-you-get Ringo originals began on June 15th and run until his private show on June 25th, which Ringo himself will attend. Anyone purchasing a Ringo 'pop' art piece will also receive two passes to his private show; a portion of the proceeds benefit Ringo's charity, The Lotus Foundation. Visit Pop International Galleries for more information.

So ... what's with all the crazy titled art pieces?

"Most of the titles for my pieces arrived because on [the] computer you have to call them something, so I have," says Ringo. "The easy way to look at it is, if it has a hat on — it will probably be called Hat Man."

To learn more about Ringo's art and view his past collections, visit www.ringostarrart.com.