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Big business conglomerates degrade artistic value in the luxury retail market

Big business conglomerates degrade artistic value in the luxury retail market

Hannah Schmidt ’19

October 17, 2018

Spotting a pair of Gucci sneakers in the hallways isn’t a hard thing to come by at Staples High School. Neither is spotting Louis Vuitton brown monogram purses suspended on nearly every arm along shopping district sidewalks in Westport. These signature accessories are byproducts of conglomerates, lar...

Runway: Welcome Back Mr. West

Runway: Welcome Back Mr. West

November 3, 2010

Finally, after weeks of private screenings and breathless audiences, visionary hip-hop artist Kanye, West simultaneously debuted his epic short-film Runaway on three cable channels. After watching it six times in one week, I can honestly agree with MTV when they say that, "Runaway solidifies Kanye West as the greatest pop star of this generation." Filmed almost entirely in Prague, Runaway is...

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