Back in the day most teenage girls knew how to sew (and well).
Monthly Archives: July 2012
Joyriding in Dublin
Ballymun Towers, Dublin. One of the most renowned council estates in Ireland.
New Age Travelers
New Age Travelers are young people inspired by the traveling traditions of the gypsies and nomads who’ve roamed Europe for centuries; they are idealists looking for an alternative form of living.
Through August 14th, the Museum of Modern Art in New York City is hosting a film program titled Unaccompanied Minors, looking at the role of emancipated youth in film history.
Alive & Kicking
Springtime home movies! The frolicking students of Maryland Institute College of Art in 1986.
The origins of the Beat Generation can be traced to a group of students (Kerouac, Ginsberg, Lucien Carr, Hal Chase & others) who in 1948 challenged their conservative, formulaic writing professors at Columbia University.
Seventeen Art Stars
In the 1950s and 60s, Seventeen magazine was staffed by some (not yet) superstar graphic talent including Ad Reinhart, Andy Warhol, Roger Weaver, and Sol Lewitt — who drew the illustration pictured above for the magazine in 1957.
At 13 We Were Nazis
Whoa, now this is a head turning headline, ‘At 13 we were Nazis but then we discovered marijuana and it has changed everything.’
Sadobabies: Runaways in San Francisco (1988) follows a group of San Francisco street kids who occupy the vacant Polytechnic High School and make miniature dolls of themselves.
Dead Girls Rising
Laura Palmer, found dead in the first five minutes of the Twin Peaks pilot (1989), is one of a countless number of teen girls worshipped post-mortem.