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Pop goes the easel and the armchair: the Barbican’s new show celebrates the playful influence of Pop Art on postwar design

With pop style being a personal obsession – and forming an entire chapter of our book 70s Style & Design – we were most interested to hear about the new show Pop Art Design at the Barbican Art Gallery, which … Continue reading

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The Great Gatsby Charlestons back to cinema screens for the first time since Jack Clayton’s 1974 version

,With much fanfare, Baz Luhrmann’s long-awaited, lavish film adaptation of The Great Gatsby is set to open the Cannes Film Festival, and will be released in the UK on 16 May. But to those who’ve seen and love director Jack … Continue reading

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70s New Romantics make an exhibition of themselves at Sadie Coles HQ exhibition in London

Punk might continue to fascinate people today, but its immediate successor – the New Romantic movement, which sprang up in 1978 and flourished until the early 80s – is equally intriguing it seems. Fittingly, given this year’s return of Bowiemania, … Continue reading

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Crystal Tipps, Alistair and big, BIG hair

Marc Bolan’s ‘My people were fair and had sky in their hair’ could have been penned with Crystal Tipps in mind, what with her cloud-like coiffure which – along with her Mary-Jane shoes – echoed that of the bopping imp … Continue reading

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