Friday, November 9, 2007

KIM GORDON'S HIGHWAY TO YR. SKULL


As one quarter of the legendary avant garde rockers Sonic Youth, Kim Gordon has been spitting fire at the mainstream for nearly thirty years, producing genre-defining albums like Goo, Dirty and Daydream Nation. Less well known, however, is her prolific output as an artist. Her creative life began a decade before Sonic Youth even formed, when she studied art at UCLA in the 1970s. Over the years that followed, whether on the road, in the studio or at home with her husband Thurston Moore, she has continued to create and exhibit her singularly powerful work. We met her to talk about her latest collection of watercolours, a series of abstract portraits as seen from the stage that were recently exhibited at the Zoo Art Fair. READ ON>>


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