Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Macdonald and Pye take part in show at David Risley Gallery in Denmark

(Above: Francis Macdonald of Teenage Fanclub Below: Harry Pye)
At 5pm on Friday 21st Feb there's a new show opening at David Risley's gallery in Copenhagen: It features: Art by Musicians such as Alan Vega (Suicide), Daniel Johnston, Jad Fair (Half Japanese), Cosey Fanni Tutti (Throbbing Gristle), Bjorn Copeland (Black Dice), Tori Kudo (Maher Shalal Hash Baz), Are Mokkelbost (Killl), T.S Hoegh, Harry Pye and Francis Macdonald (Teenage Fanclub), Knud Odde (Sort Sol), Jeffrey Lewis, Geraldine Swayne (Faust), Jimmy Cauty (KLF), Franz Beckerlee (Gasolin), Troels Trier, Mick Barr (Octis, Ocrilim etc), Tommy Grace (Django Django), Zven Balslev, Ross Sinclair (Soup Dragons), Kasper Eistrup (Kashmir). And it features Music by Artists : Gutter Records - a record store in the gallery selling records of music by artists. (Robert Crumb, Raymond Pettibon, Mike Kelley, Martin Creed, Joseph Beuys, Big Bottom, Billy Childish, Soup Dragons, Lucky Dragons, Charlie Woolley, The Cortinas, Basquiat, Red Krayola w/ Art & Language). The show will be open and dynamic with events, live music, record nights, talks, films, etc. The artwork will be by people who started as, or are primarily known as musicians. The music will be by those primarily known as or who were originally artists. The title of the show is: "This is our Music // This is our Art." Macdonald and Pye will be represented by drawings and a video for their track "Sympathy For Jean Luc Godard"
(Above: Harry Pye & Francis Macdonald by Julian Wakeling)HOT NEWS: Another M&P track called "Cork In The Ocean" will be aired tomorrow sometime between noon and one thirty on Resonance FM. PLUS There will be a feature on Francis & Harry in The Feb Issue of Art & Music (available free from The Saatchi Gallery, London).

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