Kevin Coyne was a multi-talent:
musician, writer, artist.
His uncompromising attitude towards showbiz fame and fortune has inevitably left him in a position of „outsider“. It’s a position Coyne relishes. It makes life more pleasurable. The freedom to express himself without the chains of commercial considerations (although he wouldn’t be adverse to a Number One album) helps keep his creativity alive.
Helmi Coyne & Stefan Voit
Kevin has been playing and recording for over 30 years. He recorded just under 40 records and a lot of CDs. Over the years he worked with outstanding musicians and guys from local scenes alike.
Kevin graduated from Derby Art School (now university) in 1965 and has been painting and drawing for decades. His style is original and intriguing. Find out for yourself.
The new exhibition „paintings, drawings, poems, songs“ at the Literaturhaus in Sulzbach-Rosenberg (Northern Bavaria) shows more than 50 paintings and drawings from the extensive estate of Kevin Coyne. The artist is also presented as a poet and writer. To be seen are numerous and unknown poems, lyrics, manuscripts and letters from the estate plus original […]read more
Kevin Coyne und Jürgen Huber sind Künstler aus Leidenschaft, beide zeichnen und schreiben und beide scheinen Brüder im Geiste, schaut man sich ihre Bilder – und Texte an. Beide stammen aus der Arbeiterklasse, haben einen ausgeprägten Sinn für Gerechtigkeit und sagen, was sie meinen. Coyne war ein ständiger Beobachter, mit seinen Augen und seinem Verstand […]read more
THE CRAZY WORLD OF KEVIN COYNE ARTIST AND ROCK POET The Kunsthaus is now presenting a solo exhibition of works by Kevin Coyne (1944––2004), who died in Nuremberg in 2004, and thus introducing visitors to the remarkably versatile œuvre of an artist who dedicated his life to music, art and literature. Born in Derby, England […]read more