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A Short History Of Twins In Popular Culture














1. Karim Sadli, A Magazine curated by Riccardo Tisci, 2008
2. Lanvin, Spring/Summer 2007 Ad Campaign
3. Comme des Garçons, Spring/Summer 2011
4. Marilyn Minter, Twins, 2006
5. Yves Saint Laurent, Spring/Summer 1996 Ad Campaign
6. The Stoltzfus Twins, Bruce Weber, 1982
7. Olsen Twins
8. Stanley Kubrick, The Shining, 1980

As an aesthetic fetish of the fashion industry and grotesque vision in photography and music television the twin unites both: disgust and fascination. A multi-faceted phenomenon, engrained with celebrity and gossip culture as well as the pornographic context. Which iconic imagery must be appended to this catalogue?
/HORST

5 comments:

wecouldgrowup2gether said...

u and i
can be
marykate and ashley

paul said...

me. im a twin myself

Lynn and Horst said...

are you? we want to see a picture? every thought about twin sex?

paul said...

had some pictures on the old computer which crashed recently.

but as im with my parents in wiesbaden at this very moment i might take some snapshots soon

Anonymous said...

amazing blog!