Radiant Child Remi™ Dressed Fashion Figure from The Dynamite Girls® Plastic Inevitable Collection will be produced in a limited edition of 300 dolls worldwide. He's a must-have for me. Get a closer look below.
One blogger wrote: "The Plastic Inevitable Collection is inspired by New York's bustling art and counter-culture scene of the late 1960s and early 1980s" (this may be Integrity's description). After Googling "Integrity Radiant Remi," I found info on the film, Jean-Michel Basquiat : The Radiant Child. I immediately recalled viewing a movie about the life of this American artist who was closely affiliated with Andy Warhol and wondered if Integrity's "Radiant Child" was inspired by Jean-Michel Basquiat. Andy Warhol... hmmm...
I posed this question to members of my doll group. One member agreed that the "fashion figure" was probably inspired by the artist. She further suggested that Heart of Glass Aria's name is probably from Deborah Harry & Blondie's song." Does Downtown Darling Jett represent Debbie Harry? My "hmmm" above resulted from my thought that Most Beautiful Boy Auden Fashion Figure was inspired by Andy Warhol! If I am correct about this, I'd like to know who/what inspired Rock Candy Rufus. See the entire collection below:
The dolls and "fashion figures" have an estimated delivery of mid-to-late May 2011 with a suggested retail price of $59.99 US. If you plan to preorder, from whom will you do so?
The Basquiat Film: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXjR-y0WH-I
Basquiat, The Movie, starring Jeffrey Wright: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LnI8EmaY7jE
Jean-Michel Basquiat, Images of/Paintings
Andy Warhol, Images of/Paintings
Debbie Harry, Images of
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