woman does rehashes of mills and boons cover 4 womans day

woman does rehashes of mills and boons cover 4 womans day

Postby jasperjoffe » Tue Mar 22, 2011 4:19 pm

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2011/mar/21/mills-and-boon-art-portrait

saw this story in found copy of the sun this morning and in metro. in what way is recreation of cliched sexist imagery like this appropriate for international womens day?
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Re: woman does rehashes of mills and boons cover 4 womans da

Postby CAP » Wed Mar 23, 2011 5:08 am

Did I miss something? On my reading, the photographic recreations were done by two guys (probably gays) who like to dress-up and restage the covers with themselves as the couple. Still using a painted backdrop, just to labour the low camp tip. Yawn.

Didn't there used to be a couple of French guys/gays that used to do this sort of thing, but about 20 years ago?

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Re: woman does rehashes of mills and boons cover 4 womans da

Postby CAP » Wed Mar 23, 2011 5:11 am

If you thought International Woman's Day a bit lame and cheesy - then this was definitely on the money.
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Re: woman does rehashes of mills and boons cover 4 womans da

Postby jasperjoffe » Wed Mar 23, 2011 12:36 pm

http://twitter.com/alexandreholder

I may be missing something in your ironic tone, but alex is a woman!
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Postby CAP » Wed Mar 23, 2011 9:16 pm

I stand corrected. Ironically. :oops:

The French couple I was thinking of were Gilles et somebody, or somebody et Gilles, anyone?
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