BEAMED FROM TOMMORROW – SUN RA

The maveric intergalactic musician Sun-Ra never ceased to intrigue me. There’s a great exhibition of some of his previously unseen paintings, drawings, manuscripts and emphemera, showing at the Chicago Institute of Contemporary Art through August 2nd. This exhibition examines how Ra and his dynamic, continually-evolving ensemble, the Philadelphia-based Arkestra, crafted both their otherworldly image and … Continue reading

SIGN OF THE TIMES

I came upon this in yesterday’s edition of the New York Times. It’s interesting to see how these dire economic times are affecting us artist’s. Interestingly enough, it appears to be business as usual for the majority of us given we have far too often had to live on meagre/modest means whilst having to stay … Continue reading