Category: Culture

Tiki Style

Polynesian Pop Icon: How Tiki became an American dream Paperback: 192 pages Publisher: Taschen; Poc edition (February 15, 2015) Urban islands and bamboo hideaways set the stage for a pop culture phenomenon like no other. In mid-century America, the imaginative…

Tiki Pop

Polynesian pop icon How Tiki became an American dream Urban islands and bamboo hideaways set the stage for a pop culture phenomenon like no other. In mid-century America, the imaginative appeal of Tiki penetrated fashion, music, eating, drinking, and architecture….

Mark Ryden’s Tiki pop surrealism

I could pretty much just crawl up inside any one of Mark Ryden’s paintings and live happily among the cherubs and bees, but I (obviously) would particularly love to inhabit any of his Tiki themed work. Ryden’s kitsch culture pastiche…