Just read that Poly Styrene, born Marianne Joan Elliott-Said, died yesterday of breast cancer. She was 53. Such a huge influence on so many “girl singers” that came after her….she was awesome. She wore braces onstage–because she still needed them.Â “Little girls should be seen and not heard….Oh Bondage! Up Yours!” Yes. Spend some time today revisiting X-Ray Spex in honor of Ms. Styrene….below, a couple of videos to get you going.
- Michelle Grabner, Anthony Elms, Stuart Comer Named Curators of 2014 Whitney Biennial - November 29, 2012
- New Fielding Practice Podcast on the Art21 Blog! Episode 16: Summer Review-O-Rama! - July 19, 2012
- Tom Sanford is a Busy Man…Here’s Why - June 12, 2012