Art

Kurt Cobain’s Never Before Seen Paintings on Display | “Crackbabies”

“Kurt Cobain was perhaps the most iconic musician of his generation, but his work as a visual artist is often overlooked” – Josh Roth, Head of UTA Fine Arts UTA has long represented Cobain’s widow, Courtney Love, and last year gained representation of his estate, telling Dazed Digital that, “a new light will be shed on his […]

Music

Kurt Cobain Documentary “Montage of Heck” to Be Accompanied by Book | May 4, 2015

HBO will premiere Montage of Heck, an authorized documentary about Nirvana singer Kurt Cobain, on May 4. (Frances Bean Cobain, Cobain’s daughter with Courtney Love, is an executive producer of the film.) A companion book will be published by Insight Editions that contains “a mixture of animation stills, rare photography and other treasures from Kurt Cobain’s personal archive”, as Rolling Stone points out. It will […]

Fashion Queer News

5 “As Worn By” Music Icons Portraits Feat. Kurt Cobain, Malcolm McLaren, Axl Rose, Henry Rollins and More

  “Goodhood Store once again treats us to a fine selection of illustrative portraiture by Clara Lacy. “As Worn By” features illustrations of Ian Curtis, Kurt Cobain, Malcolm McLaren, Axl Rose and Henry Rollins – all wearing the latest clothing from their Spring Summer 2013 collection including Norse Projects, Neighborhood, Wood Wood, Soulland and more. ” www.selectism.com

Art Queer News

Kurt and Courtney’s Daughter Honors Gay Pioneer With Tattoo

Does this mean that Frances Bean Cobain will be stepping into the spotlight? We would all be tuned in, don’t deny it. via Advocate A new photo shoot with Frances Bean Cobain, the daughter of late rock icon Kurt Cobain and musician-actress-personality Courtney Love, reveals the progeny has a tattoo of Quentin Crisp on her […]

Art Music

“Taking Punk to the Masses: From Nowhere to Nevermind” Book

via Selectism NPR’s All Songs points our attention to a new book by Jacob McMurray that looks to dissect the rise and commercial success of the grunge movement and a look into the history of punk from the perspective of the Pacific Northwest. Taking Punk to the Masses looks to open with a discussion of The Kingsmen’s “Louie, Louie.” […]

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Q & A with Nick Burns Co-author of The Bearded Gentleman: The Style Guide to Shaving

I have never had such an informative, enjoyable and dare I say smart conversation about facial hair. My usual conversations goes something like this, ” Uhh, you got something in your beard.”… ” Thanks!” Nick Burns co-author of The Bearded Gentlemen: The Style Guide to Shaving is loaded with helpful information to care for and […]