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Azealia Banks and Madonna: Screaming Similarities


Left, Madonna in the "Bedtime Story" video. Right, Azealia Banks' artwork for her new single. Of course, the similarities end there.

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  1. Is there something to this I'm missing?

    Posted by: luke | Mar 11, 2013 8:24:57 AM

  2. So what? I'm pretty sure Leigh Bowery did it before Madonna, anyway.

    Posted by: Rich F. | Mar 11, 2013 8:26:15 AM

  3. and the composition is nearly identical to gaga's "fame monster" art. big deal.

    Posted by: brian | Mar 11, 2013 9:28:14 AM

  4. And the Corinthian also sports this look.

    No boobs though.

    Posted by: Polyboy | Mar 11, 2013 9:55:06 AM

  5. Madonna didn't INVENT that "mouths as eyes" image idea. It had been done before, SHE "lifted" in for her own use and now someone else is using it again. Big deal.

    Madonna is very good (or used to be) at marketing herself- I'll give her that even though I can't stand her and never could. But she's hardly an original creative arts genius. She just hired talented people and recycled like mad from some of the better cultural dumping grounds. Can't we just let this leathery piece of beef jerky continue on to her richly deserved obscurity?

    And FWIW I'm not saying that out of preference for some other "pop diva."

    Posted by: Caliban | Mar 11, 2013 11:28:30 AM

  6. "The Corinthian" in DC's The Sandman comic was rocking this look way before either of these gals.

    Posted by: Firestorm | Mar 11, 2013 1:33:17 PM

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