First bass

By |2014-07-04T16:27:03-07:00May 11, 2009|books, Hamburg|

Stu and Emptiness Summer reading for Dullbloggers? Stuart Sutcliffe: A Retrospective is available at Book Soup in L.A. MG adds, July 2014-- Michael Bracewell reviewed the book and show Stuart Sutcliffe: A Retrospective for Frieze Magazine, and it's well worth reading. Here's a scrap: "Since his death, and encouraged by the superior but romantically stylized biographical feature film Backbeat (1994), the assessment of Sutcliffe’s work as a visual artist has perhaps inevitably been contextualized almost solely by its position within the early career of the Beatles. The importance of this latest retrospective of his work, entitled ‘Stuart Sutcliffe: A Retrospective’, curated [...]