Yevgeniya Traps

Victorian time travelers McDermott & McGough fast-forward to 1967 in new exhibition:

McDermott & McGough, the artmaking duo who made their name by living and documenting their lives as Victorian dandies, are now mining the imagery of a more recent past: 1960s Hollywood.

Bio: Yevgeniya Traps is a doctoral candidate in English. She lives in Brooklyn.

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Victorian time travelers McDermott & McGough fast-forward to 1967 in new exhibition

McDermott & McGough, the artmaking duo who made their name by living and documenting their lives as Victorian dandies, are now mining the imagery of a more recent past: 1960s Hollywood.

Jan. 18, 2013

 
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Martin Amis talks about Lionel Asbo and writing a novel of character

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