Jill Cunniff of Luscious Jackson
Lyric and Word Paintings
OPENING THIS THURSDAY
Photo Credit: Doug Seymour
September 20th from 7-10pm
Featuring Musical Performance by Jill and Friends
198 Allen Street NYC
Presented By PMM ART PROJECTS
This week, Luscious Jackson founding member Jill Cunniff will celebrate her first exhibition of original artwork, Lyric and Word Paintings, in New York City. The exhibition will run from Thursday, September 20th through Sunday, September 23rd at 198 Allen Street.
Kicking off this Thursday, September 20th from 7-10pm, the opening night event for Lyric and Word Paintings will include a one-night-only acoustic show by Jill and friends as they perform a set featuring songs from her solo album City Beach as well as the Luscious Jackson catalogue.
Commenting on the inspiration and process behind her paintings, Jill explained: “I’ve been painting my whole life. As a teenager, I used to paint and write songs kind of like a hand off, switching between the two over the course of an afternoon. I listen to music when I am doing artwork; it’s a big part of the process. I’m influenced by New York City’s streets and the posters and writings that pile up on top of each other, creating layers of color and text. I came of age in 1980s downtown NYC when graffiti and hip-hop met punk. Later, I was introduced to the work of Bay Area Figurative artists while studying painting at U.C. Berkeley, and their glowing landscapes also had a deep influence. So my paintings have elements that are both hectic and serene.”
Lyric and Word Paintings will be open through September 23rd during the following hours:
Friday & Saturday: 12-7pm
No ticket is required, the event is free!
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