Brad Pitt makes surprising debut as a sculptor in Finland


Brad Pitt has made a surprise debut as a sculptor at a lakeside art museum in Finland.

The 58-year-old actor unveiled nine of his sculptures at the Sara Hildén Art Museum this weekend as part of a larger exhibition by British artist Thomas Houseago and a ceramics series by Australian musician Nick Cave.

“For Nick and me, this is a new world and our first entry. It just feels right,” Pitt told the Finnish broadcaster Yle at the opening ceremony.

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“For me, it’s about self-reflection. It’s about where I’ve gone wrong in my relationships, where I’ve made a mistake, where am I complicit.” Fury said star at the opening. “For me, it’s come from owning what I call a radical inventory of myself, getting really brutally honest with me and taking into account those I may have hurt, moments I just did wrong.”

Pitt’s sculptures consisted of a cast plaster panel under the title Self-inflicted gunshot wound in the house which was made of enclosed bullets crystallized in platinum silicon.

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Smaller pieces of Pitt included Candlesticks for loved ones which the artist said were “made in the time of Covid”.

Another artwork was titled Focused on you, I saw me, but this time it was too latethat was a bronze box with hands, feet and faces.

Pitt’s visit to Finland was a complete surprise, as his involvement in the exhibition had not been previously announced.

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It is the first time that the ‘largely self-taught’ American actor presents his sculptures to the public.


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