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Lifestyles

April 3, 2013

'Jackass' star's different strokes: Margera paints

WEST CHESTER —

The star of "Jackass" is showing off his artistic side.

Bam Margera put several dozen of his own paintings up for sale Tuesday at a barn on his property in West Chester, outside Philadelphia.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that Margera's subjects range from naked women to buses driving off cliffs. He's been painting for about three years.

The 33-year-old Margera let fans know about the art show in a tweet. He also shared the display space with local artist John Hannafin. They met after Margera bought a painting of Hannafin's that was hanging in a local bar.

Nineteen-year-old Clay Carty of Oxford says it was "awesome" to visit Margera's house. He bought a painting for $240.

Margera's band played after the show.

 

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