Confirming a rash of late-August rumors, Brownstoner says today that Bjork and Matthew Barney will in fact be moving to Brooklyn Heights. No word yet on whether they will be bringing their anthropomorphic cats and vats of Vaseline. Read More
Is it just us, or is it only in Iceland that it’s possible to imagine artists taking it upon themselves to single-handedly save the national economy? Billboard.com is reporting that super-human Icelandic pop-star, Bjork, has partnered with a Reykjavik venture capital outfit to fund sustainable businesses—all in an effort to prop up the Read More
Paul Starr, a makeup artist to celebrities such as Angelina Jolie and Jennifer Garner, was found dead in his Los Angeles apartment yesterday, according to Metro UK.
While the cause of Mr. Starr’s death is still undetermined, his friends said that they hadn’t seen or heard from Mr. Starr in several days. Read More
“We are here to celebrate all the beautiful people, and tonight you are all beautiful,” said David Hershkovitz, publisher of Paper magazine as he took the stage at Hiro Ballroom to introduce Joanna Newsom.
The crinkly-voiced neo-folkist graces the cover of the magazine’s April “Beautiful People” issue, in honor of which many beautiful New Yorkers Read More
Raise your (freak) flag! Bjork demands it in her new single "Declare Independence," possibly the most controversial track that buzzsaws through her relatively new album, Volta. Michael Gondry, director of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and seven of Bjork’s previous videos, creates a visually stunning piece of performance art to complement the track’s screeching Read More
The exclusive hamlet of Snedens Landing, a posh enclave in southern Rockland County, New York, often referred to as Hollywood on the Hudson, is abuzz with the news that one of its most colorful residents, the singer Bjork, is moving.
A source overheard the singer, perhaps most famous for wearing a dress shaped like Read More
Chirps, pecks, plumage: Appreciating Volta (One Little Indian/Elektra), Björk’s sixth proper solo album, is, to a not insignificant extent, a matter of ornithology—a concern quite prominent in the cultural air of late.
In the current best-seller The Black Swan (see review, p. C6), “philosopher of randomness” Nassim Nicholas Taleb ridicules statistical models—and their Ph.D. Read More