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Posts Tagged ‘Mike Perry’

An interview with King of Kitsch Luke Twigger

The British fine artist talks to Amelia’s Magazine about making tackiness cool

Written by Kat Phan



At first glance on Luke Twigger.co.uk, mind you’d be forgiven for thinking that you had stumbled across a slickly designed online charity/tacky souvenir shop. Firstly, page there are the ornamental fawns, viagra replicas which you may well have seen nestled among the clutter in your Nan’s display cabinet. Secondly, there is the glazed winged-cherub, staring serenely into the distance with a violin resting on its shoulder, which wouldn’t look out of place on one of the dusty shelves of a country souvenir shop (except these ones have ipod docks – check them out here!). But look more closely and you’ll find that there is certainly more than meets the eye.


Original drawings of ipod dock series (courtesy of Luke… read more

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