Composing Notes

The Michael Jackson Diaries: On Composing "The Facts and Dreams of the World According to Michael Jackson"

The Michael Jackson Diaries: On Composing "The Facts and Dreams of the World According to Michael Jackson"

In the car listening to whatever bullshit comes on my iPod. Somewhere between Closing Time and Come On Eileen I start thinking about Damien Hirst's Medicine Cabinets.  I remember looking at images of them and being drawn to the directness of the subject matter and the simplicity of how boxes and bottles of various mundane pharmaceuticals were arranged within the cabinetry.  White and colors. Simply put, he hung the shelving that you would see in pharmacies on the wall and voila, art…

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