Photo references by
Bobby Groosman – Debbie Harry
Kate Simon – Joe Strummer
Patrick McMullan – Keith Haring
Tamara Davis (video still) – Basquiat
Michael Tighe – Ali
Ed Perlstein – Iggy Pop
Mother New York is behind a short documentary film made to tell the story of New York painters who have devoted their lives to the hand-painted advertising industry.
Thanks Liz G!
|Takin’ Off||1962||Blue Note|
|My Point of View||1963||Blue Note|
|Inventions and Dimensions||1963||Blue Note|
|Empyrean Isles||1964||Blue Note|
|Maiden Voyage||1965||Blue Note|
|Speak Like a Child||1968||Blue Note|
|The Prisoner||1969||Blue Note|
|Fat Albert Rotunda||1969||Warner Bros.|
|He Who Lives In Many Places (with bassist Terry Plumeri)||1971||Airborne.|
|Death Wish (Soundtrack)||1974||Columbia|
|Flood (Live album)||1975||Columbia|
|VSOP (Live album)||1976||Columbia|
|Herbie Hancock Trio||1977||Columbia|
|VSOP: The Quintet (Live album)||1977||Columbia|
|VSOP: Tempest in the Colosseum (Live album)||1977||Columbia|
|An Evening with Herbie Hancock & Chick Corea: In Concert (Live album with Chick Corea)||1978||Columbia|
|Feets, Don’t Fail Me Now||1979||Columbia|
|VSOP: Live Under the Sky (Live album)||1979||Columbia|
|CoreaHancock (Live album with Chick Corea)||1979||Polydor|
|Herbie Hancock Trio||1981||Columbia|
|Lite Me Up||1982||Columbia|
|Quartet (Live album)||1982||Columbia|
|Village Life (with Foday Musa Suso)||1985||Columbia|
|Round Midnight (Soundtrack)||1986||Columbia|
|Jazz Africa (Live album with Foday Musa Suso)||1987||Polygram|
|A Tribute to Miles||1994||Qwest/Warner Bros.|
|Dis Is Da Drum||1994||Verve/Mercury|
|The New Standard||1995||Verve|
|1 + 1 (with Wayne Shorter)||1997||Verve|
|Directions in Music: Live at Massey Hall (Live album)||2002||Verve|
|River: The Joni Letters||2007||Verve|
Link to YouTube clip
Originally posted 2008-03-05 11:19:35.
On a spring day in 1971, Charles Simonds packed several pounds of red clay into the steel box on his delivery bike and set out through New York City’s SoHo district. He had spotted a gutter curbstone there that he thought would make the perfect site for one of the tiny clay villages he had been building around town. As the artist pedaled up to an intersection, he passed three of his former art students standing on a corner. “One girl stared at me and said, ‘Mr. Simonds?’ ” he recalls. “I nodded and waved. Suddenly she burst into tears. She thought I’d been forced to start delivering groceries.”
In fact, Simonds was embarking on the first stage of a grand artistic vision: constructing the archaeological remains of an imaginary miniature civilization. At first, the “Little People” dwellings, as Simonds called them, cropped up in vacant lots, on doorsills and beside curbstones around New York’s Lower East Side. By the mid-’70s he had begun erecting his elfin dwellings abroad: in the nooks and crannies of Paris, Berlin, Venice, Shanghai and—where else?—Dublin. These days collectors pay up to $30,000 for the pyramids and signal towers of his personal mythology, and the tiny towns have long since moved from abandoned doorways to fancier quarters like the Whitney Museum in New York and the Kunsthaus museum in Zurich. Continue reading
Originally posted 2009-05-26 10:24:15.
With the help of Fernando Torres. Spot was developed by 72andSunny for Nike’s “Take it to the Next Level” campaign.
Link to YouTube
Originally posted 2008-06-19 15:12:15.
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