Gucci, Fiorucci, Stüssy and Marc Jacobs’ Heaven all helped dub 2020 the year of the mushroom. But here’s why the roots of mycelium mania run a little deeper, well into the new year and, no doubt, the rest of the decade.
With frustration comes fearlessness, if the young, emerging British artists of today are anything to go by. Responding to the politics, protest and pandemic of the past year, THE FACE introduces you to 13 bold and brilliant painters, photographers, filmmakers and sculpturists making British art special.
Answer: they all feature in Allan Gardner and Jack Kennedy’s twisted exhibition, He Will Always Be My Son. Exploring fame and social morality, the punk duo’s mixed-media work merges our pop culture obsessions with stark reality.