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Singer flexes new artistic muscles

Guided By Voices' Robert Pollard takes up collage

Above: Robert Pollard, the onetime lead singer for Guided By Voices, has a new band and a new career as a collage artist. Below: ''Good Morning Mr. Bullet'' (left) and ''Standard Gargoyle Decisions'' are from his book, ''Town of Mirrors: The Reassembled Imagery of Robert Pollard.'' Above: Robert Pollard, the onetime lead singer for Guided By Voices, has a new band and a new career as a collage artist. Below: ''Good Morning Mr. Bullet'' (left) and ''Standard Gargoyle Decisions'' are from his book, ''Town of Mirrors: The Reassembled Imagery of Robert Pollard.'' (Jeffrey Sauger For the New York Times/file 2003)
By Jonathan Perry
Globe Correspondent / August 10, 2008

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The speed with which Robert Pollard speaks is exceeded only by the rate with which he produces albums and, now, art. The onetime Guided By Voices leader, now 50, is about to release his first book, "Town of Mirrors: The Reassembled Imagery of Robert Pollard." It's a collection of more than 180 of his collages - including more than a ... (Full article: 859 words)

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