NY Times have reported that Sonic Youth are to launch a museum art show which will include work created by artists Mike Kelley, Raymond Pettibon, Chris Wool, Richard Prince, and Gerhard Richter of the band. The show will kick start in France at Saint-Nazaire later this year in June before it moves on around the globe which in addition will inlude Sonic Youth perform at each opening of the art tour.

Thanks to SuperTouchBlog for spotting the news at NY TImes.

On the topic of Sonic Youth and art, one of the Sonic Youth member’s Kim Gordon enjoyed enjoyed much success as an artist herself before the band gained worldwide fame… check out some of Gordon’s recent work here.