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Artist Uses Margaret Thatcher’s Scarves To Create Down Sleeping Bags & Power Vests

Simon Denny Sleeping Bags & Power Vests

Security Through Obscurity” was the first San Francisco solo show by New Zealand-born artist Simon Denny. Exhibited last year, just as the Pandemic was beginning, the Altman Siegel gallery in San Francisco featured his Sleeping Bags and down-filled “Power Vests” created with scarves acquired from former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, turning the objects into socio-political statements about economic status, fashion and tech culture. (more…)

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Ugly Christmas Sweater Face Masks!

ugly christmas sweater face masks

It’s beginning to look a lot like a Covid Christmas. With US cases rising dramatically in a third wave, we aren’t yet able to gather round the yule log or sing Christmas carols, for fear of breathing on one another. Instead along with mittens, earmuffs and other winter wear, we will be donning face masks. So here are a few that ought to get you – or those looking at you- into the holiday spirit. (more…)

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