Songs to Look At: A Sibling Collaboration Combining the Art and Lyrics of Daniel Johnston
Embark on a fascinating artistic journey with artist and songwriter Daniel Johnston and his sister Marjory, as they share this first volume of Songs To Look At, a mixed media project inspired by a thrift store find. The corresponding work features photo snippets that are morphed by Daniel's distinct artistic style, as he incorporates images with his wild characters, bright colors and word balloons. Each piece is then punctuated by lyrics selected from his expansive and brilliant catalog. The result is a stirring combination of Daniel's visual art and lyrical genius. A testimony to the love shared between brother and sister, Songs to Look At provides insight into the thinking and creative process of Daniel Johnston through the final years of his life, while offering a glimpse into the joy he and Marjory experienced creating this insightful and illuminating work. The result provides hours of reflection for both fans, and those not yet familiar.
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