Leigh Bowery was a performance artist, club promoter, fashion designer and instrumental figure in the London/New York club scene of the 80s and 90s. His spirit lives on in provocateurs like Alexander McQueen, John Galliano, James St. James, and Lady Gaga.
Klaus Nomi was one of the most bizarre artists in the notably strange New York underground scene in the 1970s. He moved from Germany to New York in 1972, and began singing professionally after a performance in which he sang opera and disappeared in a burst of light and smoke. Nomi's style mixed po
Christian Lacroix is one of the most influential couturiers of the last twenty years. His over-the-top, sumptuous ensembles have come to symbolize the decadence and glamour of the 1980s.
As a young man, Lacroix was very interested in European fashion history; he initially wanted to be a museum c