facebook
twitter
search
search

Nirvana exhibition to open in Seattle

Oct. 14, 2010 at 7:20 PM
| License Photo

SEATTLE, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Seattle's Experience Music Project museum has announced plans to open an exhibition called "Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Masses" next spring.

The Seattle Times said the show will run for two years and include previously unseen artwork by Kurt Cobain, the late front man for the 1990s grunge band, as well as handwritten lyrics for the group's songs and the first guitar Cobain destroyed onstage.

Photographs and other memorabilia, much of which comes from the private collection of Nirvana bass player Krist Novoselic, will also be on display, the newspaper said.

"I've been able to access a lot of material that no one has seen before," EMP senior curator Jacob McMurray told the Times.

McMurray added that Cobain's wife, rocker Courtney Love -- who controls the Cobain estate -- has also been "in the loop through the whole business," as has Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Topics: Kurt Cobain
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Prince William and Kate Middleton's daughter Princess Charlotte has been christened
USA Network renews 'Suits' for a sixth season
'The Chew' to tape five episodes at Disney's Epcot International Food & Wine Festival
George Takei apologizes for calling Clarence Thomas a 'clown in blackface'
Michael Douglas' mother Diana Douglas Webster dead at 92