China’s Fake Britain

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Words by Billie Jenkins Above Image by Madeliene Kessler Sometimes life is stranger than fiction. The £500 million imitation British town, complete with small scale gothic cathedral, red telephone boxes and statues of english heroes such as James Bond and Winston Churchhill, is an example of that. Small scale projects, such as Japan’s miniature Austrian […]

Forever Marilyn dumped in Chinese Landfill

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Words by Billie Jenkins Image courtesy of NBC In 2011 a statue immortalising the iconic skirt blowing scene from Marilyn Monroe’s  The Seven Year Itch was showcased for the first time by J. Seward Johnson. Forever Marilyn divided spectators, most arguments focusing on whether it was fantastically tacky a la Koons, or an eyesore whose only redeeming […]