Decoration of the Avant-garde: Miley Cyrus Is No Lady Gaga

Photographer Terry Richardson captures the erotic and the comic in his shot of Miley Cyrus, but it is a restrained and commercialized reduction of his extreme early nudes.

1. I look at this quasi-amateur photograph, lit by the camera’s flash, which turns Miley Cyrus’ blue eyes red, and think about what they do. What do they do...