The New York Times hunt for Bob Ross’ iconic paintings in this brilliant documentary. The painter has painted thousands of pictures over the years, but where are they all now?
If you’re not familiar with Bob, let us fill you in. Bob rose to fame in the 1980s with his show The Joy Of Painting. In it, Bob would paint landscapes using simple painting techniques that people watching at home could copy. He gained a cult following of viewers who loved his calming voice, his quirky afro hairstyle and his funny phrases. He’s had a resurgence in popularity over the last few years, as a modern generation online have discovered him through YouTube and streaming sites like Twitch.
His show ran for over 10 years and in it he produced thousands of paintings. But where are they all? What seems like a simple question has a much more complicated answer than you might think. The New York Times delve into the fascinating world of the famous painter and go hunting for his iconic artworks. What they find out along the way might surprise you…
The New York Times|Bob Ross|Documentary
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