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 for someone who looks at them? What do they do for Terry Richardson, the photographer, seen here in the mirror, the former junkie (and also the son of a famous sickly photographer) who is now flourishing more than ever in the American celebrity...
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