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A Peek Inside Sonic Youth Rocker Kim Gordon’s Cheeky Retrospective
It includes a pair of boots autographed by Warhol in 1978...
Entertainment 30 May 2019

We might know Kim Gordon as the bassist from Sonic Youth, but after a 30-year career in music, she recently returned to painting.

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Kim Gordon, Courtesy of Warhol Museum.

“I kind of always thought: ‘I’m an artist making music,’ she says. Now, after penning a memoir, modeling for Kenzo and starred in a Gus Van Sant film, “Lo-Fi Glamour” just opened at the Warhol Museum in Pittsburg.

Gordon is showing her text-based paintings, Twitter drawings and sculptures. The exhibition includes a pair of Gordon’s boots, autographed by Warhol in 1978.

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Dude War
, 2008, Courtesy of the Artist and 303 Gallery, New York.

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Pussy Galore
, 2015, Courtesy of the Artist and 303 Gallery, New York.

“I was interested in the lo-fi take on popular culture that Andy Warhol represented,” said Gordon in a statement.

 

Text by Nadja Sayej

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