Archive for October, 2011

Psychedelic Dreams

Saturday, October 29th, 2011

 

 

 

Love this shoot from Jóia Magazine in 1967. The location is amazing. From Dovima_is_divine_II’s photostream on flickr – one of my favourites.

Kim Bowens

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

I love this Kim Bowens fashion essay from Blitz magazine in 1986, found on theblitzkids.com
Read more about Kim Bowens here or see my most recent ISYSArchive.tv post on the Blitz Kids and a new crowdfunded book called We Can Be Heroes about the early 80s nightclub scene in London.

60s Kittens

Monday, October 17th, 2011

Postmodernism

Friday, October 7th, 2011

On Wednesday I went to Postmodernism: Style and Subversion – 1970-1990 at the V&A, nere are some of my favourite things from the exhibition.

Ray Petri ‘The Harder They Come, The Better” 1985

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Neneh Cherry – Buffalo Stance, 1988

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Grandmaster flash, clip from Wildstyle, 1983

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Devo – Whip It, 1980 – ‘Energydome’ hats by Gerald Casale

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Klaus Nomi – Lightning Strikes, 1982 – I was particularly impressed with his suit, which they had on display.

Grace Jones Maternity Dress, Jean Paul Goude, 1979

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Venus In Furs, from Because We Must – Charles Atlas, 1979. Outfits by Leigh Bowery & Mr Pearl

Laurie Anderson – Big Science, 1982

Kraftwerk – Man Machine, 1978

Buzzcocks – Orgasm Addict, 1977

Karl Lagerfeld in his Memphis Furnished apartment in Monte Carlo, 1981. Photo by Jacques Schumacher

Portland Building – Michael Graves, 1985

Mercedes Coffin, Samuel Kane Kwesi – Ghana 1993