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Velvet Underground’s Art Connections Showcased in Documentary – ARTnews.com

How would you describe the sound a refrigerator makes when it’s running? A whir, perhaps? For the experimental musician and artist La Monte Young, the 60-cycle electrical hum was something more: “the underlying noise drone of the city,” as he once described it. John Cale, who played alongside Young and later joined the Velvet Underground, pushed that line of thinking one step further. “What ...

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Velvet Bandit strikes with art

“Hi – this is the Velvet Bandit.” That’s how she’ll start a conversation – she being a street artist here in Sonoma County (among others), known for her cheeky, whimsical, yet incredibly poignant plastered pieces of art. Her pieces are bright, bold and have been bringing Sonoma County communities together during a time when families, friends and coworkers are forced to be apart. “That’s ...

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