Tag: Justin McGuirk

"Has postmodernist design eaten itself?"
- The Guardian


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Justin McGuirk of The Guardian is the latest critic to write about the kitsch revival of postmodernism, which he says remains popular with consumers - The Guardian

A retrospective about the postmodern movement opens at the Victoria & Albert museum on 24 September. See recent articles on postmodernism by Alice Rawsthorn for The New York Times and Rowan Moore in The Observer.

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"Is all of this design?" Gwangju Design Biennale
review - The Guardian


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design critic Justin McGuirk reports from Korea on the Gwangju Design Biennale - The Guardian

Curated by Ai Weiwei and Seung H-Sang, the biennale runs until 23 October. Exhibits include designs for bombs, plastic surgery for fighters and blueprints for public executions, plus a series of temporary follies built around the city by renowned architects including Atelier Bow-Wow, Peter Eisenman and Dominique Perrault.

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