Tuesday, 8 June 2010

Kazuo Ohno: Cosmic Dancer


"As a teenager in 1987, I stumbled across an image of Ohno on a peeling poster in the streets of Angers in north-west France. Captivated by this mysterious portrait, I placed the picture above my bed, where it has remained to this day. As I discovered more about the artist and his work, Ohno's dance and philosophy became a source of great inspiration to me. In 2009, I featured a portrait of him on the cover of my album The Crying Light..."

- Antony Hegarty - of & The Johnsons fame - mourns his muse, Kazuo Ohno, in The Guardian.

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