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2016/08/22

Sociology of deviancy

DeadBoys

“Sophisticated artists recognized punk’s strategic value and co-opted its violence in order to transition from the hippie sentimentality of the early 1970s to the suave new wave irony of decade’s end. Curiously, the socially transgressive alignment between punk musicians and downtown artists was happening precisely at the moment when punk was being academically examined as a subculture”

Design and Photos by Ralph Alfonso

Article by Phllip Monk, Canadian Art

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