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
Neneh Cherry – Buffalo Stance, 1988
Grandmaster flash, clip from Wildstyle, 1983
Devo – Whip It, 1980 – ‘Energydome’ hats by Gerald Casale
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
Venus In Furs, from Because We Must – Charles Atlas, 1979. Outfits by Leigh Bowery & Mr Pearl
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