All posts tagged “punk

Pete Shelley 2020

Pete Shelley 2020 – 21 x 29,7cm, pencil, watercolour on paper You spurn my natural emotions You make me feel I’m dirt And I’m hurt And if I start a commotion I run the risk of losing you And that’s worse Ever fallen in love […]

The Elves of Dunsimore 2020

The Elves of Dunsimore 2020 – 140 x 175cm, oil and acrylic on canvas When will the good Scotch return In all its scarred splendor When will the price of Scotch come down?

Edinburgh man 2019

Edinburgh man 2019 – 21 x 29,7cm, watercolour, pencil on paper As I sit and stare at all of England’s sores I tell you something I wish I was in Edinburgh

New dog 2019

New dog 2019 – 21 x 29,7cm, watercolour, pen, pencil on paper Some mutts can’t be muzzled Well, I guess I got you puzzled Woof woof

Bremen Nacht 2019

Bremen Nacht 2019

The Fall (Bremen Nacht) 2019 – 200 x 160cm, acrylic on canvas Apparently Mark E.Smith’s German language skills are not up to par, but I think that misses the point of what a song like ‘Bremen Nacht’ is really about: conflations of history, the past […]

Teenage Kicks 2018

Teenage Kicks 2018 – 18x24cm, oil and acrylic on canvas The Undertones are a punk rock band formed in Derry, Northern Ireland, in 1974. The DJ John Peel once famously played their single ‘Teenage kicks’ twice in a row on his radio show. Prints available […]

Buzzcocks 2018

Buzzcocks 2018

Buzzcocks, 2018 – 40 x 50cm, oil and acrylic on canvas You spurn my natural emotions You make me feel I’m dirt And I’m hurt And if I start a commotion I run the risk of losing you And that’s worse Ever fallen in love […]

Keith Levene 2018

Keith 2018

Keith 2018 – 24 x 24cm, acrylic on canvas Keith Levene is an English musician who was a founding member of The Clash, The Flowers of Romance and Public Image Ltd (PiL) I sent you flowers You wanted chocolates instead

Terry 2 2018

Terry 2 2018

Terry 2 2018 – 18 x 24cm, acrylic on canvas. Private collection, Mr and Mrs Robert and Claire Beasley, Aberdare, United Kingdom Terence Edward Hall (1959) is an English musician and the lead singer of The Specials, and formerly of Fun Boy Three, The Colourfield, […]

The Slits 2018

The Slits 2018

The Slits 2018 – 40 x 40cm, acrylic on canvas The Slits were a British post-punk band formed in London in 1976 by members of the groups The Flowers of Romance and The Castrators. The group’s early line-up consisted of Ari Up (Ariane Forster) and […]

The Cramps

Cramps 2018 – 25 x 35cm, oil and acrylic on canvas The Cramps were an American punk/psychobilly rock band formed in 1976 by Erick Lee Purkhiser aka Lux Interior (1946 – 2009) and Kristy Marlana Wallace aka Posion Ivy. Lux Interior was the lead singer. […]

Poison Ivy 2018

Poison Ivy 2018

Poison Ivy 2018 – 20 x 24cm, acrylic on canvas Poison Ivy (1953) is a guitarist, songwriter, arranger, producer, and occasional vocalist who co-founded the American rockabilly band The Cramps.

Ian 2018

Ian 2018

Ian 2018 – 30 x 24cm, oil and acrylic on canvas To the centre of the city where all roads meet waiting for you

Iggy 2018

I wanna be your dog 2018

I wanna be your dog 2018 – 18 x 24cm, acrylic on canvas James Newell Osterberg Jr. aka Iggy Pop (1947) is considered by many to be the “Godfather of Punk”. He was the vocalist of influential proto-punk band The Stooges, who reunited in 2003, […]

Jake 2018

Jake 2018

Jake 2018 – 18 x 24cm, acrylic on canvas John Jake Burns (born 1958, Belfast, Northern Ireland) is a singer and guitarist, and is best known as the front man of the punk rock band Stiff Little Fingers. Prints of this painting available here

The Velvet Underground 2018

The Velvet Underground 2018 – 24 x 20cm, oil and acrylic on canvas The Velvet Underground were an American rock band formed in 1964 in New York City by singer/guitarist Lou Reed, multi-instrumentalist John Cale, guitarist Sterling Morrison, and drummer Angus MacLise (replaced by Moe […]