A History of Androgyny in Fashion

Androgyny has always existed, and it’s important to clarify that in this article where the terms ’androgyny’ and ‘androgynous’ are used, I will be talking about clothing, appearance and playing with traditionally gendered items of clothing to create a look that doesn’t fit comfortably into the categories of masculine and feminine; not gender or sexuality. […]

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Tate Modern Review: Lichtenstein – do we need a retrospective?

In 1964 Life magazine asked whether Roy Lichtenstein, the subject of the Tate Modern’s latest retrospective was “the worst artist in the US”. Fifty years on, Lichtenstein’s iconic style of dots, dashes, speech bubbles and primary colours has become embedded in our perception of Pop art and 1960s America. Upon entering the first room, the […]

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Sex, Drugs, and Andy Warhol: The Velvet Underground’s ‘Velvet Underground & Nico’ (Remastered and Reissued)

Lewis Coenen-Rowe finds that as the Velvet Underground and Nico turns forty-five, it continues to amaze. There is no doubt that 1967 was a big year for music: Extravagant psychedelia was in the ascendency with The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix and The Rolling Stones all attracting a lot of attention alongside The Who and The Doors. […]

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