Tag: oscar wilde


Gucci guilty over jumper faux pas

Oscar Wilde once claimed that ‘Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months’. This statement rings painfully true with the luxury fashion house Gucci after recently being accused of blackface following the release of a turtleneck jumper. While the design was pulled from the brands website…


Once tortured, now treasured

Egon Schiele: “With his rebellious personality and unconventional creativity, Egon Schiele was, and still is, one of the most daring painters in the history of art. Part of the Secession art movement, which advocated for the freedom of the arts from academic conventions, Schiele found his freedom in painting contorted nude figures, gloomy landscapes, intense…