• Culture,  Music

    Bjork in Retrospective at MoMA

    All these accidents That happen Follow the dot Coincidence – Jóga When it was announced last year that Bjork would be getting the MoMA-retrospective treatment, I joined the rest of her fans in rejoicing at the chance to look back over the work of one of the most talked-about, exciting artists of our time. How much of the Icelandic warrior-princess’ influences over the 8 albums she’s recorded would she reveal? How much of her roughly-drafted early song lyrics would we be privy to? How would her daring music videos with the likes of Michel Gondry and Chris Cunningham be presented? And, most importantly, would the swan dress from the 2001 Oscars make an…

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    Swanlights for Antony and the Johnsons

                                                                                            Pic: Clive Osbourne/MoMA.com When The Crying Light was presented at the Manchester Opera House in 2009, it left those Antony and the Johnsons fans, like myself, who weren’t able to witness the musician take to the stage in such spectacular delight, wishing for the chance that this magic would be repeated. That chance has come now, with the Museum of Modern Art having commissioned the artist…