'I always thought I would get into painting, but I got waylaid by rock 'n' roll. Finally, I thought, "Now's the time." As soon as I could be alone and paint without any interruptions, I just couldn't stop.' - Chrissie Hynde
Following previous Genesis art editions - from icons such as Bob Dylan, David Bowie, Sir Peter Blake, Storm Thorgerson and Ronnie Wood - Genesis is proud to present Chrissie Hynde's Adding The Blueon sale now.
In a publishing first, Adding The Blue features more than 200 of Chrissie's never-before-seen paintings. This unique edition opens with colourful still life studies and culminates in expressive abstracts. Captioned throughout with Chrissie's thoughts and reflections, Adding The Blue is introduced by the Royal Academy's Artistic Director, Tim Marlow, and visionary musician and artist, Brian Eno.
'These paintings wake me up, show me life, make me want to get up and do something.' - Brian Eno
Presented in a linen-bound solander case, Chrissie Hynde's 212-page, large format quarter-bound volume is printed on heavyweight uncoated paper, with hand-torn page edges. Each book is individually numbered and signed by the author Chrissie Hynde. Published in a limited edition of just 1000 copies.
A loose-leaf print of Chrissie's self-portrait, 'Sunday painter', is also included (suitable for framing: 8" x 11"). Numbered and hand-signed in pencil, this print is exclusive to the Adding The Blue limited edition.