Kimbra Releases Original Artwork For Each The Golden Echo Track
  • FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014

  • Posted by: K. Hess

Grammy winner, and New Zealand native, Kimbra has released the original artwork she commissioned for her sophomore LP The Golden Echo, out now via Warner Bros Records Inc.. Each track corresponds with an original piece, each piece was done by a different artist, and each artist (with minor exceptions) seems to find Kimbra's music sort of creepy. From a scary sad clown girl trying not to pee her pants, to a severed hand upon which is perched a living wind-up cardinal; each piece flirts with the grotesque—that is, if it doesn't make sweet, sweet love to it.

The works premiered at a recent intimate event in LA, before making their online debut via Idolator.

Creepy though the vibe may be, it's a gorgeous collection. In track order:

"Teen Heat"

Artist: Victor Castillo

Acrylic on canvas, 20 x 12 in.





"90s Music"

Artist: devNgosha

Acrylic on canvas, 24 x 18 in.





"Carolina"

Artist: Jono Brandel

Interactive digital motion piece bundled with iPad Air





"Goldmine"

Artist: Mel Kadel

Pen, ink, collage on paper, 9 x 12 in.





"Miracle"

Artist: Svetlana Shigroff

Textiles, gouache, acrylic, mixed media, 20 x 26 in.





"Rescue Him"

Artist: Candice Tripp

Oil and ink on canvas, 24 x 18 in.




"Madhouse"

Artist: Nicola Verlato

Oil on panel, 24 x 18 in.




"Everlovin' Ya"

Artist: Jeff Koegel

Acrylic polymer, gum arabic, kraft paper, wood, 24 x 18 in.





"As You Are"

Artist: Timothy Armstrong

Graphite on paper, 297 x 420 mm





"Love In High Places"

Artist: Greg (Craola Simkins)

Acrylic on canvas, 16 x 20 in.





"Nobody But You"

Artist: Miguel Jiron

Materials unknown





"Waltz Me To The Grave"

Artist: Vonn Sumner

Pearlescent acrylic paint on canvas, 24 x 20 in.





"Slum Love"

Artist: Mercedes Helnwein

Pencil on paper, 22 x 16 in.





"Sugar Lies"

Artist: Travis Louie

Acrylic on board, 14 x 11 in.




"The Magic Hour"

Artist: Edward Walton Wilcox

Oil on panel with handmade wood frame, 63 x 18 in.


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