Sylvester Stallone, widely recognized for his iconic roles in the Rocky and Rambo film franchises, ventured into the world of visual arts in the 1970s. At the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Stallone unveils a captivating exhibit offering fans a rare showing of Sylvester Stallone art.
“I love art more than anything in the world except for my family.” -Sylvester Stallone
The Sylvester Stallone art exhibit will run throughout the festival from September 7-17. You can find the showcase on the 4th floor at the Canadian Film Gallery at TIFF Bell Lightbox.
All of this will lead up to the World Premiere of Thom Zimny’s latest film, Sly, a documentary about the life and career of Sylvester Stallone. Released on Netflix on November 3rd, the film will offer an intimate look at his career choices and writing process. Stallone’s art exhibition at TIFF adds an extra dimension to the documentary and the story of his career trajectory.
Those in attendance experience a firsthand look at Stallone’s artistic narrative. This allows everyone to connect with the Hollywood legend on a more personal level. Vibrant colours and bold strokes characterize Stallone’s paintings, drawing inspiration from his cinematic experiences and personal journey.
The collection features a dynamic blend of 12 paintings with some of his movie memorabilia, including his original script from the 1976 Rocky movie signed by the big screen star to his mother.
From actor to writer to director and producer to artist, his personal artwork underscores that even a seasoned multi-hyphenate action star like Sylvester Stallone can discover a fresh canvas for self-discovery in their third act.Sylvester Stallone Art: Sly Stallone's Artwork on Display at TIFF 2023 Click To Tweet
Sylvester Stallone Art Exhibit at TIFF 2023
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What do you think of this Sylvester Stallone art exhibit at TIFF this year? Do you like his artwork? Are you interested in watching his documentary on Netflix, premiering on November 3rd?