ArtJunk
No. 21—2024

Along The Way

Peter Brötzmann

Info: Peter Brötzmann intended to be a visual artist before getting sidetracked into music. He worked alongside Joseph Beuys, apprenticed with Nam June Paik, and worked in advertising (like Andy Warhol) before self-financing his earliest albums, For Adolphe Sax and Machine Gun. He’s always designed his own album covers, so to longtime fans his incredibly blocky lettering, woodcut graphics and drawings that look like cave paintings are every bit as recognisable as the roar of his horn. (…)

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