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The Vivid World of Mikey Welsh

Ex-Weezer bassist, dead at 40, reinvented himself as a rock and roll painter
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'Mikey Welsh', artwork
Michael Montanaro

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Mikey Welsh, the ex-Weezer bassist who died unexpectedly last weekend, reinvented himself as a painter of growing renown after leaving the band in 2001. The wild colors and intense energy of his paintings were often compared to rock and roll, and Welsh had to agree. "Part of my process is needing immediate gratification," he once said.

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