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Stefanos Rokos: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds’ No More Shall We Part 14 paintings 17 years later

Start Date: April 4, 2019
End Date: May 19, 2019
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Location: 138 Pireos street, www.benaki.gr

Description

“A long time after my first hearing of «No More Shall We Part», I knew that the images that formed inside me when I first heard the songs of that album were still with me. And so, in 2015, more mature artistically, I decided that, for as long as it took, I would commit myself fully to the materialisation of an idea I had been developing for years: my aim was to attempt an entirely personal visual approach of «No More Shall We Part», creating fourteen paintings inspired by the fourteen tracks of the album – the original twelve songs and the two b-sides that were included in the limited edition release. Subsequently, I would very carefully transplant them into an art book, which I would edit myself for publication.” – STEFANOS ROKOS
The artistic approach of Stefanos Rokos to the album ” No More Shall We Part” by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds makes up a testimony of his personal proposal for a dialectic to be developed between two artistic forms- those of painting and song writing, which have all along constituted the very core of artistic expression and creativity.

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