14 February 2018

A painter named Marion Brown

One of the most subtle saxophonists of his generation, Marion Brown was also a painter, but that is less well known. There is almost no information on this subject or even representation of his paintings. Recently for a radio program devoted to jazz and visual art, I met the lucky owner of a painting by Marion Brown, here is the reproduction.


8 comments:

Lucky said...

Great! Who's that on the drums?

correct silence said...

I do not think Marion Brown wanted to represent specific musicians, but as a painting belongs to the one who looks at it, you can identify specific musicians if you think they are here.

Lucky said...

(laughing...) Sorry correct silence, I meant my question as a pure joke.

rev.b said...

I didn't know, but I'm not surprised. Pity he did use any for album art.

davide said...

never knew about it, thanks for sharing the info

correct silence said...

This painting has been reproduced in the book « musique / arts plastiques: interactions » published by the éditions Minerve, written by Jean Yves Bosseur, in french.

Ernst Grgo Nebhuth said...

Yep - thanks for the info about Marion Brown's other artistic endeavours.
Appreciated

michael klausman said...

A number of his paintings & drawings (& poetry too) can be seen in the book "Recollections" by Marion Brown (Jas Publikationen 1984)