From Man Ray to Louise Bourgeois, an astonishing range of artists have used tights and stockings to turbocharge their work. We go behind the scenes at Gossamer, a celebration of hosiery. A n art exhibition about tights? In Margate? It sounds very end-of-the-pier, all saucy postcards and mother-in-law jokes.
Art – Fetish, Fantasy, Food. Stories
Tights in art: why nylons are fetish and fantasy gold | Art | The Guardian
Pogany , ? All these objects, I want to claim, have a fetishistic function. This has certainly been acknowledged, but it has not been adequately investigated. But what is the nature of the obsession itself? Fischer, Rebecca Horn, and Jeff Koons—their intense polish their most salient quality, making them vibrantly alert with a strange consciousness for all their inanimateness—all resonate with fetishistic significance. But the reason for both the discovery and the crisis has not always been clear. What, then, are the fetish and fetishism?
Kawaii, Fetish, Bizarre, Cruel: The Art Of GENk
Three years ago I started a series of art works celebrating the th anniversary of the formation of the Dada art movement which had seen the light of day in Zurich, in February Virtually every artistic principle and device which underlies the literature, music, theatre, and visual arts of our time was promoted, if not invented, by the Dadaists: the use of collage and assemblage; the use of random elements and chance in the act of creation, and satire, humour and critical comment also played their part. While a thoughtful analysis will reveal connections to various aspects of art history, in this series of sculptures the underlying influence is Dada, whether it be subversive, confronting, interactive, appropriation or elements of chance. However these works also incorporate my thinking, pet hates and enjoyment to do with food, nutrition and lifestyle trends. A short aside about designing our logo.
It may simply depict a person dressed in fetish clothing, which could include undergarments, stockings, high heels, corsets, or boots. A common fetish theme is a woman dressed as a dominatrix. Many of the 'classic' s, s and s-era fetish artists such as Eric Stanton and Gene Bilbrew began their careers at Irving Klaw 's Movie Star News company later Nutrix , creating drawings for episodic illustrated bondage stories. In fetish artist John Coutts a. John Willie founded Bizarre magazine.