Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Featured: Sun Ra

"This once-lost trove of photographs date from 1972, a pivotal year for the musician, composer and mystic Sun Ra. Half of the photos in this book are of interior, space-themed murals made by Ra-colleague and musician Ayé Aton — spectacularly weird and beautiful in their 1970s supersaturated color. From the same period, a cache of never-published photographs taken on location in Oakland for the film Space is the Place, features Ra in full regalia, wearing outrageous and beautiful Egyptian costumes. A rare glimpse behind the scenes of the architect of Afrofuturism."

This book, and thousands of others, can be purchased from:

Brickbat Books
709 South Fourth Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

215 592 1207

Tuesday: thru Saturday, 11am to 7pm
Sunday: 11am to 6pm
Closed Monday 

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