Exhibitions and Events
Currently showing at the V&A in London is the much hyped Postmodernism exhibition, or the ‘PoMo exhibition’ as everyone seems to be calling it. I put aside my Saturday morning to go and see what all of the fuss is about; it did not disappoint. Featuring over 250 exhibits, from fashion and music, to graphics and architecture, I fell in love with the fearless spirit of the movement, the mix of questionable colours, the kitsch materials and the theatricality of it all.
However, after spending an hour walking around in dimly lit rooms filled with loud, non-functional furniture and listening to Grace Jones and Laurie Anderson on repeat, I must say, I could kind of understand why everyone was ready for a bit of minimalism in the 90s…but this didn’t stop me from indulging myself in a few 80s-themed treats from the gift shop afterwards. Here are a few of my personal highlights from the exhibition: Read the rest of this entry »