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Leigh Bowery Looks
by Fergus Greer
Leigh Bowery is back. In just a few years, Leigh Bowery Looks rose to the status of being the definitive and indispensible guide to the unique looks designed and, in these photographs, worn by Bowery. This paperback version shows one of Britain's most heroically ambitious yet underappreciated designers and performance artists. Bowery remains an inspiration to many contempo ...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published by Violette Editions
(first published June 13th 2005)
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Both hilarious & jaw-droppingly inspirational. Bowery was a master at the illusion ov body modification, & while this book is beautiful & full of amazing photographs ov his creativity, it is still only a book. I cannot highly enough recommend 'The Legend of Leigh Bowery', a brain-splodin' mazemenciatic documentary by Charles Atlas on the witch herself, which, last time I looked, was available to peruse on a tube called you. (I've seen others in the past be this absurdly un-subtle by ...more
Genius. You should dress like this. Especially if you're a fat man. Maybe some outfits are a little impractical if you're say, a welder, or anyone else who has to move around with ease in an unconstricted manner and not get caught on fire or trip. But off the job? Do it.