Rude and Reckless/Musicians at Steven Kasher Gallery

Posted by The G on July 22, 2011 under Artsy Fartsy | Read the First Comment

Photos of other people’s photos by G.

Laura Levine, Rude and Reckless

Laura Levine: Musicians / Rude and Reckless: Punk, Post-Punk Graphics 1976 - 1982. Now showing at Steven Kasher Gallery in NYC through August 19, 2011

Fans of the modern golden age of music will not want to miss two great exhibits showing simultaneously at Steven Kasher Gallery in New York.  First up is “Musicians” by Laura Levine.  On display, you’ll see rarely seen photos of musical legends from The Clash and Joey Ramone to Boy George, Madonna, Siouxsie Sioux, Bjork and Run DMC.

Laura Levine - Annie Lennox

Annie Lennox by Laura Levine

In the other portion of the exhibit, Rude and Reckless: Punk, Post-Punk Graphics 1976-82, you’ll see rock and roll posters and ephemera from some of the best bands and singers to ever grace the stage including David Bowie, The Sex Pistols, Patti Smith, Lou Reed, The Stranglers, The Cure and Joy Division.

Partial Gallery View

Madonna by Laura Levine


Partial Gallery View

Both exhibits are showing until August 19, 2011 at Steven Kasher Gallery in New York (located at 521 West 23rd Street) so don’t miss your chance to see so many great rock and roll artifacts housed in one place!

Alternative Press 25th Anniversary Exhibit at Sloan Fine Art

Posted by The G on October 21, 2010 under Artsy Fartsy | Comments are off for this article

Photos by G.  Artists vary.  See pictures for details.

Robert Smith 2009 by Myriam Santos

Sloan Fine Art in New York has a not to be missed exhibit celebrating Alternative Press Magazine’s 25th anniversary.  The exhibit features rarely seen photos, works of art from rock stars, past AP magazine covers and rock-inspired art.  There’s one slight catch:  like rock and roll goes, this exhibit is only in town for 3 days – so you have no time to waste!

Partial gallery view of AP covers

On display, you’ll see works from: Adam Jones (Tool), Andy The Butcher Mrotek (The Academy Is), Black Francis (Pixies), Gerard Way (My Chemical Romance), Greg Craola Simkins, Jayme Thornton, Joby J. Ford (The Bronx), Jordan Buckley (Every Time I Die), Justine Frischmann (Elastica), Marilyn Manson, Marina Chavez, Marc Porter McKnight (Atreyu), Matt Skiba (Alkaline Trio), Morgan Slade (Miss Derringer), Pete Wentz (Fall Out Boy), Ralf Strathmann, Roberto Chamorro, Sean Murphy, Shepard Fairey, Shirley Manson (Garbage), Tim Armstrong (Rancid) and Travie McCoy (Gym Class Heroes) among many others.

Baby's on Fire by Marilyn Manson

It’s hard to pick my favorite works because there were so many cool pieces on display, but I liked two works from the Mansons alot.  Shirley Manson of the band Garbage as well as Marilyn Manson!

Peking Noodle (Ode to Louise Bourgeois) by Shirley Manson

Another one of my favorites was from Tim Armstrong of Rancid (see below).

Lars by Tim Armstrong

You can also see The Worley Gig’s favorites from this exhibit with many more pictures by clicking here.

Sloan Fine Art is located at 128 Rivington Street on the Lower East Side of New York City. The Alternative Press 25th Anniversary exhibition will be on display Thursday, October 21st through Saturday October 23rd only. Gallery hours are Noon to 6:00 PM each day.

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