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From Sidewalk, to Catwalk, to Sidewalk again: Jean Paul Gaultier’s archive gets real., Fashion

From Sidewalk, to Catwalk, to Sidewalk again: Jean Paul Gaultier’s archive gets real.

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk opens at London’s Barbican Art gallery this Wednesday, the latest stop in a blockbuster transatlantic tour. The retrospective exhibition has the magnitude of a pop concert staged by Madonna, or Kylie, or Gaga even. That’s no random smattering of stars: they’ve all been dressed by Gaultier, at one time or another.

By | Fashion, Fashion Sense | Sunday, 6 April 2014 at 9:22 pm

Revenge of the Losers, Eagle Eye

Revenge of the Losers

Some shocking news this weekend: a famous person did something attention-seeking and stupid. I’ll give you a moment to fetch your spare monocle (the first one having theatrically popped out and shattered on the ground).
This being Madonna, we shouldn’t discount the possibility that the whole thing was staged; the woman is as calculated as a [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Monday, 20 January 2014 at 1:42 pm

Benny Benassi: ‘I’m not even sure what house music is anymore’, Arts

Benny Benassi: ‘I’m not even sure what house music is anymore’

‘Push me and then just touch me ’till I can get my, satisfaction.’ Back in 2002, Benny Benassi rose to fame with the lyrics that now echo through clubs across the world. Over the years he’s won a Grammy Award and collaborated with the likes of Kelis, Jean Baptiste and Chris Brown but his biggest success was creating one of the initial tracks that brought ‘Electro’ to the mainstream market.

By | Arts, Music | Tuesday, 13 November 2012 at 11:40 am

Madonna’s support of the Pussy Riot three is to be welcomed, Eagle Eye

Madonna’s support of the Pussy Riot three is to be welcomed

By persecuting a punk band in the name of the Orthodox Church, Putin’s regime hopes to bolster its flagging popularity

By | Eagle Eye, Opinion | Sunday, 12 August 2012 at 8:44 pm

Top of the posts: Creationism, Madonna and one big Olympic tax break for sponsors, Notebook

Top of the posts: Creationism, Madonna and one big Olympic tax break for sponsors

The most read blogs from the past week.

By | Notebook | Friday, 20 July 2012 at 3:31 pm

Smug criticisms of Madonna and endless Gaga comparisons are a victory for ageism and misogyny, Arts

Smug criticisms of Madonna and endless Gaga comparisons are a victory for ageism and misogyny

On Tuesday night Madonna brought her MDNA tour to England, performing a show in Hyde Park that was witty, narrative and relentlessly energetic, as well as the ridiculous spectacle you would expect from the Queen of Pop.

By | Arts, Music, Opinion | Thursday, 19 July 2012 at 10:12 am

EDM Wars – Storm in a bassbin or impending industry implosion?, Arts

EDM Wars – Storm in a bassbin or impending industry implosion?

The world of EDM – or electronic dance music to the uninitiated or un-American – is at war. In the last few months several spats have erupted between wildly popular mainstream electronic artists and their apparently slightly bitter underground counterparts.

By | Arts, Music | Wednesday, 11 July 2012 at 1:00 am

Amon Tobin: Music and sound are pretty all-consuming for me, Arts

Amon Tobin: Music and sound are pretty all-consuming for me

If you were lucky enough to catch Amon Tobin’s ISAM album tour last year then you’ll know just how groundbreaking his audio-visual stage setup was, and even if you didn’t make it along, then chances are you saw the enthusiastic reviews cropping up online at some point.

By | Arts, Music | Friday, 11 May 2012 at 11:15 am

Caught & Social: Cast of ‘The Artist’ party all night, Notebook

Caught & Social: Cast of ‘The Artist’ party all night

Gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 14 February 2012 at 12:41 pm

Caught & Social: Rain fails to ruffle Iron Lady, Notebook

Caught & Social: Rain fails to ruffle Iron Lady

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Thursday, 5 January 2012 at 11:09 am

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