In the late 1970s, Jean-Michel Basquiat teamed up with Al Diaz to write enigmatic graffiti statements across New York City under the pseudonym SAMO©. Soon he was collaging baseball cards, creating his own clothing, DJing, playing in a band and painting on doors, window frames, and enormous home-made canvases. Today, Basquiat (1960–1988) is recognised as […]
At first sight she seems self-conscious and childishly jolly while she pleasurably places a strawberry between her lips. She chews in a hasty manner. She looks up. Her eyes are shy, even sad yet sure of her own expression. Her whole appearance seems authentic, however looking at the details leaves questions.
Cornwall’s forgotten corner. The description Phil Banks gives us of his hometown sounds like a one-horse town in the nowhere of England. Which it actually is. Isolated, grey and rainy. Far away from the noisy metropolises, everyone walks quietly through the streets. Maybe it’s exactly this quietness, that strengthens Phil Banks’ vision of music. Maybe […]