Kim Gordon (in Conversation With Carrie Brownstein)
An edgy and evocative visual self-portrait by musician and artist Kim Gordon, indie-underground cultural icon and muse of style for four decades. As co-founder of legendary rock band Sonic Youth, best-selling author, and celebrated artist, Kim Gordon is one of the most singular and influential figures of the modern era.
Her latest book, titled No Icon, is a personally curated scrapbook is an edgy and evocative portrait of Gordon's life, art, and style. Spanning from her childhood on Californian surf beaches in the '60s and '70s to New York's downtown art and music scene in the '80s and '90s where Sonic Youth was born. Through unpublished personal photographs, magazine and newspaper clippings, fashion editorials, and advertising campaigns, interspersed with Gordon's song lyrics, writings, artworks, private objects, and ephemera, this book demonstrates how Kim Gordon has been a role model for generations of women and men.
Gordon will be joined on stage by Carrie Brownstein of Sleater-Kinney and IFC TV show Portlandia.
Purchasing this preorder entitles you to attend our virtual event with Kim Gordon (in Conversation With Carrie Brownstein) on November 12 at 5pm (Pacific Time). We will automatically register you for the Zoom event, and will send you an email two days prior to the event containing a link to the event and instructions on how to access it. Your copy of Kim Gordon: No Icon will ship on the day of the event.