13 January 2022

Leigh Bowery Still Entertaining And Relevant – James Payne

The performance artist Leigh Bowery died of AIDS-related illness on New Year’s Eve 1994 at only 33 years old. He didn’t tell anyone he was sick – except his best friend, Sue Tilley. When she asked him what she should tell people when he died, he said: “Tell them I’ve gone to Papua New Guinea”.

12 March 2019

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Leigh Bowery Celebrated In Photos By Fergus Greer At Michael Hoppen Gallery

Leigh Bowery (1961-1994) was one of the worlds’ most influential cult figures, performance artists, fashion designers, nightclub proprietors and art objects, in the 1980s and 1990s. He was above all an icon whose influence traversed music, art, film and the fashion world.

20 December 2012

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Club To Catwalk V&A Mounts 80s Fashion Exhibition For Summer

The Victoria & Albert Museum in Kensington is creating one of the most impressive fashion exhibitions  for summer 2013. Titled Club to Catwalk: London Fashion in the 1980s, will explore the creative explosion of London fashion in the 1980s. It will look at how the impact of underground club culture was felt far beyond the […]