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troublemag | August 14, 2020

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Inga Walton

Articles by Inga Walton

Versailles: Palace of Dreams

April 4, 2017 |

by Inga Walton  

“Since the sun is the emblem of Louis XIV, and poets link the sun with Apollo, there is nothing in this superb house that does not relate to this divinity” – André Félibien, Court historian, 1674.1 … Read More

Bvlgari Belissima

December 4, 2016 |

by Inga Walton  

“The only Italian word Elizabeth knows is Bulgari”. (Richard Burton on Elizabeth Taylor).1   Widely recognised as the quintessential Italian jewellery and luxury accessories company, Bulgari actually has its origins in Greece with the silversmith Constantinos … Read More

A Last Moment with Marilyn

August 4, 2016 |

Inga Walton   “I sit in front of the mirror for hours looking for signs of age. Yet I like old people; they have great qualities that younger people don’t have. I want to grow old without facelifts. They take … Read More

A Moment with Marilyn – Part 3

July 2, 2016 |

Inga Walton  

“The one thing a person wants most in life is usually something basic that money can’t buy. I’m not the girl next door – I’m not a goody-goody – but I think I’m human. As far as … Read More

A Moment with Marilyn – Part 2

June 1, 2016 |

Inga Walton  

“I was full of a strange feeling, as if I were two people. One of them was Norma Jeane from the orphanage who belonged to nobody. The other was someone whose name I didn’t know. But I … Read More

Splendours of the Mediaeval World

May 3, 2016 |

by Inga Walton  

The recent and extensive exhibition Medieval Power: Symbols & Splendour (11 December, 2015-10 April, 2016) was curated specifically for Queensland Museum by Naomi Speakman (Curator of Late Medieval Europe), and her colleague Dr. Michael Lewis (Head … Read More

The Forever Princess

February 2, 2016 |

by Inga Walton

(re-edited article originally published in Trouble October 2009)  

A long time ago, in a film franchise not too far away, the Museum of Science in Boston and Lucasfilm conjured up an exhibition …

It is fair … Read More

David Bowie: The Man Who Fell to Melbourne

January 12, 2016 |

Inga Walton (originally published Trouble isn 128, October 2015)

  “We keep talking about Bowie, and actually we’re talking about ‘the myth of Bowie’. I’m not sure he even knows who he is anymore, rather like some actors … because … Read More

Masayoshi Sukita: Photographing the Starman

January 12, 2016 |

Inga Walton (originally published Trouble isn 94, September 2012)

  “It’s very hard for me to accept that Sukita-san has been snapping away at me since 1972, but that really is the case. I suspect that it’s because whenever he’s … Read More

Memento Park: An Audience with the Comrades

December 7, 2015 |

Inga Walton  

When your Socialist utopia crumbles under the weight of decades of anger and seething resentment on the part of the brutalised proletariat, what becomes of the visual representations of that oppression? Any despotic régime worthy of a … Read More