Postmodernism

October 7th, 2011 by Cassie

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

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