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Michael Jackson Is the Inspiration for This London Exhibition
The exhibition traces Jackson’s influence on pop culture...
Entertainment 20 Jul 2018
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The king of pop is the inspiration for a new exhibition on at the National Portrait Gallery in London called “Michael Jackson: On the Wall,” a spin-off from the artist’s ‘Off the Wall’ album.
As if he wasn’t big enough, the exhibition traces Jackson’s influence on pop culture, including artwork portraits of him by
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KAWS (from an illustration from Interview Magazine in the 1990s) to
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Catherine Opie (a shot of Jackson memorabilia in an intimate setting) and

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David LaChapelle (who shot the artist in epic scenarios, as usual – remember when he shot Jackson as Jesus?).

Expect to see over 50 different artists on Jackson’s influence, including Keith Haring and Kehinde Wiley. IT truly keeps Jackson’s influence is alive and well.

Text by Nadja Sayej
Photos via vogue, wmagazine, artnet

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