Nirvana: Taking Punk To The Masses To Open in Seattle on April 16

By on Apr 16, 2011 in Entertainment, Music Comments

The Experience Music Project (EMP) in Seattle will be opening the world’s most extensive exhibition of memorabilia ever dedicated to Nirvana on April 16, 2011, several entertainment news sites reported on Friday.

Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Masses
Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Masses
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Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Masses will run from April 16, 2011 to April 22, 2013. Reports said that it will feature over 200 rare and unseen artifacts and countless photographs from the band, their crews and families.

“I think people are really excited that we’re doing this serious exhibition that really is focusing on the band … because I feel like most things have been about Kurt and the myth. Which is a whole different story,” EMP curator Jacob McMurray was quoted saying.

“For me it was this perfect yin and yang situation. I could show that epic myth-making side of Nirvana and also show this very intimate story about this band of guys that just wanted to rock who had really no aspirations that it would go anywhere, but it happened to go somewhere huge,” McMurray reportedly said.

According to reports, some of the artifacts to be featured include one of Kurt Cobain‘s never-before-exhibited paintings from high school, pieces of the first guitar Cobain ever destroyed onstage and handwritten lyrics of the songs “Spank Thru” and “Floyd The Barber.

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