Twigs’ episode sees her discuss Artemisia Gentileschi’s Mary Magdalene In Ecstasy, while Grimes takes on Pieter Bruegel’s The Fall of Rebel Angels. Healy, meanwhile, delves into Piet Mondrian’s The Foundation Of Things.
Twigs spoke of the effect Gentileschi’s portrait had on her album, ‘MAGDALENE‘, in her episode. “When I was researching about Mary Magdelene…she seemed so poised and put together. The irony is in finishing my music I found deep wildness, a looseness, an acceptance, a release. That’s exactly what I’m experiencing in this painting.”
Earlier this year NME delved into some of the creative side-projects of musicians in the time of the coronavirus lockdown. See the list featuring Christine And The Queens, Lizzo, Charli XCX and more artists here.
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Date: 17 September 2020
Author: Charlotte Krol