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Johnny Depp’s Disguised Dial-in to BlogTalkRadio (and Obscure Artistic Request)

Johnny Depp may be one of the world’s biggest box-office draws, but that doesn’t mean he’s above supporting the work of lesser-known artists—if only as his alter-ego.

Johnny: Fan of ‘70s vocal-collage collection.

Johnny: Fan of ‘70s vocal-collage album.

Earlier this month on Red Velvet Media, host Holly Stephey welcomed L.A.-based painter Xany Rudoff, whose most recent work, the Icon Series, transforms vintage record albums and rock icons using techniques developed by Renaissance icon painters like El Greco, Michael Damaskenos and Theophanes the Cretan.

Among the celebrated names who own Xany’s creations are actor Benicio Del Toro, director David Lynch and The Strokes’ Albert Hammond, Jr.

Johnny, too, owns at least one Rudoff—though you won’t catch her referring to him by name.

When Holly asks, “Who was the recent rock star-slash celebrity Continue reading