Great interview feature with cellist, Kelsey Lu McJunkins, for Style Like U’s series, The What’s Underneath Project.
Kelsey talks about her restrictive upbringing as a Jehovah’s Witness, how she was able to use music as an escape, how she dabbled in exotic dancing to help pay for her school books and rent, and her natural hair.
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Source: Style Like U
Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, and Benny Goodman. This looks like a fun hang.
A portrait of Harriet Tubman, 1911
Wes Montgomery perfection…
"There’s no diploma in the world that declares you as an artist—it’s not like becoming a doctor. You can declare yourself an artist and then figure out how to be an artist." —Kara Walker
In a new episode from the ART21 Exclusive series, artist Kara Walker reflects on her early success and offers advice to the next generation of artists, shown again recent work at Sikkema Jenkins & Co. and the 2014 Frieze Art Fair.
WATCH: Kara Walker: Starting Out
IMAGES: Production stills from the ART21 Exclusive episode, Kara Walker: Starting Out. © ART21, Inc. 2014.