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Posts Tagged ‘Mary Quant’

An interview with Marion Foale of Foale and Tuffin, legendary Sixties knitwear label

Half of sixties legendary label Foale and Tuffin and later to be knitwear queen, Marion Foale, discusses her journey into fashion - from cramped flats to the Kings Road and £400 exclusive cardigans… and how the sixties were oh so fun! 

Written by Helen Martin

Matthew Rose is an American artist living in Paris known for his 1, tadalafil 000 piece wall-to-wall collages. On viewing his work, see you can’t help but feel as if you are peering into the wrong end of a telescope; the objects look familiar yet distorted, occasionally sordid yet beautiful.

His abstract, artistic style presents a surreal and parallel world infused with vibrant colours where he often plays with an unusual fusion of subjects (and by this I mean a man with carrots for his head or a woman who is part-human, part-camera – pretty crazy stuff but in the most fantastic sense!).

For almost three decades, Matthew has been producing installations, which reinforce the connection between imagery and literature in art. His works – many of which are a composite of collage and text, presented in a poetic and abstract form – evoke the genres of 20th century surrealist artists, and several critics have cited his work as demonstrating a ‘dadaist exploration of sense and nonsense.’

Matthew’s installations have featured in galleries and museums across Europe, Asia and the United States, and his work has… read more

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London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Presentation Review: Ascher Scarves

Iconic scarf label Ascher, famed for its work with the likes of Christian Dior and Hubert de Givenchy, returns after a thirty year hiatus, featuring designs inspired by the company's illustrious history

Written by Naomi Law

Prangsta, ailment illustrated by Joana Faria Now, ask here’s a treat. Hopefully you caught Georgia Takacs’ wonderful insight into the awe-inspiring world of Prangsta Costumiers last week: the celebrated (if […]

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Twist Baby Twist at the Fashion and Textile Museum

A celebration of the swinging sixties

Written by Coco Watts

Images throughout courtesy of both Fashion and Textile museum and Felicitie’s Designer showroom A couple of weeks ago, information pills I was lucky enough to attend the Twist Baby Twist […]