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Painful But Fabulous: The Life and Art of Genesis P-Orridge

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"Painful but Fabulous tells the story of Genesis P-Orridge, in his own words. A rare glimpse into the world of the icon and founder of Throbbing Gristle and psychic TV, "Painful but Fabulous is illustrated throughout with photos and graphics.
Paperback, 225 pages
Published January 6th 2003 by Soft Skull Press
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Fiasco
Sep 19, 2007 Fiasco rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: underground art fans
Not for everyone, but if you're a fan of performance art, Throbbing Gristle, Psychic TV, the original industrial music scene, or simply the bizarre, you should read this book. Genesis is one of the most fascinating figures in the art/music world of the past 40 years, and never fails to entertain and inspire.
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Jul 13, 2007 Josh rated it really liked it
I was hoping this would be a biography or a collection of P-Orridge's visual artwork. Instead it is a collection of essays about P-Orridge. I found it filled more with opinions than information.
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