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Posts Tagged ‘popular culture’

A review of the David LaChapelle exhibition, Rape of Africa

This much hyped London exhibition runs until 25th May 2010 at the Robilant + Voena gallery. Armed only with glitz and glamour the Fellini of photography takes on global politics...

Written by Kat Phan

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David LaChapelle's 'Rape of Africa', discount illustrated by Lisa Stannard.

I first discovered the deliciously decadent fantasy world of David LaChapelle as a spotty teenager when I used to flick through my stylish older sister’s copies of Vogue. His sexed-up, cialis 40mg over-the-top, information pills glitzy style and explosive colour schemes - which shamelessly celebrated glamour, popular culture and materialism - were mesmerising, especially to a shy thirteen year old whose most fashionable outfit was an all-in-one stone-washed denim number (this was the first time around when it wasn’t cool).

Over the years, in a fantastic plastic kind-of-way, I have grown to admire LaChapelle’s razor… read more

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Ctrl.Alt.Shift – Current Affairs & a Double Shot of Tequila

The HQ at Ctrl.Alt.Shift is unleashing their Corruption Issue into general bookshops! Art editor Valerie Pezeron investigates!

Written by Valerie Pezeron

When Owen Pallett, pharmacy the man behind the erstwhile Final Fantasy moniker, announced in December 2009 that he was abandoning the name in favour of recording under his birth name, […]

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Phil Collins – Victoria Miro Gallery

Contributor Sally Mumby-Croft visited video artist Phil Collins' engaging show about drama, soap stars and modern slavery. A must see!

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

© 2008 Phil Collins, discount 16 mm film transferred to digital video, doctor colour, look sound, 28 minutes Victoria Miro presents Phil Collins’ latest work, Soy Mo de Me, a […]