July 1 to October 29, 2017
Tauranga Art Gallery, Tauranga
The 1980s represented a boom in pop culture and conspicuous consumption. It was a decade well known for neon lycra, leg warmers, pop art and the Rubik’s cube; where the American dream, thanks to Wall Street, was almost a reality and Michael Jackson and Madonna were the king and queen of pop. Cyndi Lauper just wanted to have fun, Olivia Newton John wanted to get physical and Duran Duran thought they were wild boys. The Cold War had the entire globe worrying about a nuclear winter and environmental disasters, famine, war and capitalism were creating headlines and heartach
Image: Richard Killeen, Living for Today, The Fletcher Trust Collection.
Tauranga Art Gallery
Date(s) - 01/07/2017 - 29/10/2017