Grace Jones

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Grace Before Jones review – a peek behind the mask of megastardom
A fascinating look at the many faces of a model who has posed as warrior, diva and ballerina – and fought her way to the top

Hettie Judah

30, Sep, 2020 @4:13 PM

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Tony Allen: the Afrobeat maverick who blazed a trail across the globe
The Nigerian musician was a restless creator who embraced the physicality of drumming and innovated until the end

Kate Hutchinson

01, May, 2020 @2:41 PM

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Grace Jones: where to start in her back catalogue
In Listener’s Digest, our writers help you explore the work of great musicians. Today: the strident, sensual, muscular disco, funk and pop reggae of Grace Jones

John Doran

13, Apr, 2020 @6:57 AM

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Grace Jones' Meltdown: Solange, Skunk Anansie and Lee Fields to play
Curator of the London festival’s 27th edition announces trailblazers including Oumou Sangaré, Jimmy Cliff and Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, as well as an ‘extraordinary’ show of her own

Laura Snapes

10, Feb, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Grace Jones to curate Meltdown festival 2020
The disco icon to follow in footsteps of Patti Smith, Yoko Ono and Nick Cave as curator of the London music festival, saying, ‘It’s about time, don’t you think?!’

Laura Snapes

06, Nov, 2019 @1:09 PM

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The 50 best songs about Europe – ranked!
Brexit is delayed – so voyager avec nous on a trans-European tour of music, from Paris to Berlin via Finistère. Tout le monde à bord!

Michael Hann

11, Apr, 2019 @12:13 PM

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Make MPs eat the chlorinated chicken | Brief letters
Brief letters: National Trust | Depression | Brexit | The Smiths | Grace Jones

Letters

04, Mar, 2019 @6:03 PM

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Emil Nolde's lurid colour blasts and Grace Jones reinvents gender – the week in art
A superb Nolde exhibition hits Scotland’s National Gallery, while punk painter John Keane targets Putin, and Titian changes nude painting for ever – all in our weekly art dispatch

Jonathan Jones

03, Aug, 2018 @9:24 AM

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Jean-Paul Goude's best photograph: an androgynous Grace Jones
‘People thought she looked outrageous, alien even. I wanted them to be intimidated. It was a slap in the face to the entertainment of the day’

Dale Berning Sawa

01, Aug, 2018 @1:29 PM

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On my radar: Anna Calvi’s cultural highlights
The musician on Nick Cave’s showmanship, Grace Jones’s groundbreaking cool and the inspirational power of drag kings

Ammar Kalia

15, Jul, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Embrace the 90s! Avoid the Alexa! The dos and don’ts of festival fashion
Festivals are one of the most testing scenarios your wardrobe can face. From channelling your inner Kate Moss and Love Island contestant to ditching the Woodstock look, here’s how to survive it

Lauren Cochrane

12, May, 2018 @8:45 AM

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Black to the future: afrofuturism hits the stage
This year, Black Panther put afrofuturism in multiplexes – and there are plenty more artists of colour exploring inner and outer space, like artist and playwright Rachael Young

Bridget Minamore

04, May, 2018 @4:05 PM

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