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Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Disney Riffs Legendary Saville Design

In our second story of the day involving Disney and cultural appropriation, the world’s largest mouse-based media conglomerate has begun selling a new t-shirt riffing celebrity graphic designer¬†Peter Saville’s now legendary cover art for Joy Division’s 1979 classic,¬†Unknown Pleasures. As Pitchfork aptly notes, “Does Disney know that the singer of this band hung himself?! Do they know where the name “Joy Division” comes from?! Do they know how stupid this guy looks wearing this T-shirt?” Amen…

Posted by ATARMS | Filed in Clothing, Design, Music

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