Demna Gvasalia

 The Harrowing of Hell by a follower of Hieronymus Bosch, 16th century

The Harrowing of Hell by a follower of Hieronymus Bosch, 16th century

Have we blown past the point of Peak Identity? Continuing on the heels of last month’s column, Dean Kissick considers how memes and masks have superseded the performance of the self.

 Balenciaga Spring ’22, Look 64: “Demna”

Balenciaga Spring ’22, Look 64: “Demna”

Are we human, or are we content? Dean Kissick ponders Demna Gvasalia, Donda, the cult of celebrity, and the actual occult in this month’s Downward Spiral.

A nihilist’s guide to the unbelievable success of the young European fashion label