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Allen Jones, pop art from Kubrick to Louboutin


EXCLUSIVE - The artist who inspired the great filmmaker will have a futuristic immersive space in the fashion designer's exhibition this summer at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco. Back to his so caustic “sixties”.

Allen Jones is a legend of English pop art.

And a character who still manages to raise controversy, at 84, with her female sculptures, hieratic like the goddesses of Egyptian art, who wear the leather and high heels of dominatrixes.

Christian Louboutin, shoe designer who left his red mark on the world of fashion, is rethinking his Parisian exhibition last year and offering a new version at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco, from July 9 to August 28.

A fan of Allen Jones, this Egyptian art enthusiast wants to “give form to his paintings and promote a certain idea of ​​perfection”.

Meet a very subtle gentleman whose statues all look like his wife Deirdre.


- Are your sculptures more difficult to accept today, at the time of #MeToo, than in the rich years of pop art in London?

Allen JONES.


No, I think that each era creates its own constraints.

Maybe that amplifies the antagonisms a bit.

I do not really know…

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Source: lefigaro

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