Let’s, for a moment, argue that art and politics (as we currently practise their convergent theories, and – with a secondary disclaimer – specifically in western visual art terminologies) has its roots in Italy. We’ll point out how the artists’ manifesto was the first real example of the merging of art and politics in the form of the art object, and that it was The Founding and Manifesto of Futurism (published in Bologna in 1909)… [read more »]
Raise your hand if you’re a Martine Rose boy. We were taken this season by her shoplifter proportions, out of left field obsession with beer, and a realist portrayal of something we can’t quite pin down. Martine also somehow managed to sustain the relevancy of the crop top while totally demeaning the shoe.