Wood: 'I've Been Accepted At Last'
Ronnie Wood is thrilled he is finally found critical success as an artist, because his first foray into painting was acknowledged only by Rolling Stones fans. The former Faces rocker can't believe he has at last impressed "poncey art critics", although he insists their praise is no more than he deserves. He says, "When I first started all this, it was mostly music fans that came along, Stones fans. "But now... now I'm being taken seriously. I've got art collectors and everything! I've even got poncey, snooty British art critics on my side. "They've accepted me and it's blown my mind, I'll be honest with you, it has. But then, let's face it, I paint well. "I know it, you know it, there's no arguing really, is there?"