Autumn 1998

Commercial Art

Oliviero Toscani's monumental and confrontational art direction and photography has provoked many different critiques and gut reactions as he tries to blur the line between fine art and advertising, an approach he has continuted with Colors and Fabrica. Like a Virgin? (David Bernstein); Benetton's gospel (Max Bruinsma); Fabrica: Heaven, Hell or Purgatory? (Teal Triggs); Business as usual (Judith Williamson)