Thirty years ago this week, thousands of Filipinos amassed at EDSA - the squatters from the slums, the middle class and the radical chic
from the gated enclaves.
With actresses Cara Delevingne and Isabelle Huppert in the front row, Chiuri went on a magical mystery tour of late 1960s radical chic
Today, there are shows featuring the extremists: the radical chic
, the white supremacists, the intolerant, the resentful, the nationalists, the Antifa, the Christian and Islamic fundamentalists, the politically correct, the vegans, the machine-gun lovers, the alt-right, the Christopher Columbus statue haters .
Critics of radical chic
feminized the notion with the (admittedly clever) label "Prada Meinhof"--a play on the alternative appellation for RAF's first generation: the Baader-Meinhof Gang.
This man of the cloth, an engaged individual possessed of both a rebellious spirit and radical chic
, was temperamentally and intellectually suited for the 1960s.
Museum-based appropriations of agitprop often come off as either deferential or exploitive--a seesaw with Sam Durant's championing of the Black Panthers' Emory Douglas at one end and Josephine Meckseper's peddling of RAF as radical chic
at the other.
Tom Wolfe memorably portrayed a later such development, an exploitative reaction to the Great Society, in his little gem Radical Chic
& Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers (1970).
Model Cara Delevingne on Chanel runway
It's an exercise in radical chic
, giving marginalized academics a frisson of pretend anti-colonialism, seasoned with a dose of edgy anti-Semitism.
I doubt that Back to Blood will achieve the celebrity of Radical Chic
and The Right Stuff.
The French, meanwhile, have almost completely monopolized radical chic
nostalgia, as seen in anther Venice entry, Olivier Assayas' "Something in the Air.
Tanto en la Movida como en la Gauche Divine destacan lo camp y la cultura de masas estadounidense (como el radical chic
de Toro Wolfe), la nostalgia de la democracia espanola y la creacion de cultura con mayusculas a partir del futbol, la radio, la publicidad, la prensa, las revistas y los tebeos (105).