steve roden: “stone’s throw” – lowercase mad chill (Updated 3-24-11)
I wonder if it would be interesting to post images of work that I know, or guess, an artist might appreciate. Workthat perhaps has influenced an artist. Hmm. Let’s find out! I’m posting today images, music links and anything I can think of that Steve Roden has indicated to me as worth thinking about in the past decade. Here we go.
Beginning with a few James Brown songs. What? You may wonder? Steve is so… quiet, not to say, well, not James. Aah – but I have heard the stories of a pink mohawked baby punker getting of a jet plane from London in 1980. I suspect beneath that quite exterior, somewhere lurks a guy in pointy shoes dancing his butt off and basically stealing the show.
Steve wrote about the above Lorser Feitelson painting in this morning’s LA Times, in the recurring column It Speaks To Me.
I read a great post in Steve’s blog in October 2009 that has him comparing this painting to an albumen print photograph he picked up at a swap meet. I’ve linked to this post in the past and quite likely I shall again. You should treasure it the way I do.
Hey – what about music? Um, gee. Morton Feldman’s Piano Four Hands, anyone?
More after work.
Update on March 24 in the morning:
Cheerful new things are wished for everybody, I’ll be thinking about you while we’re in Parkfield!!!!