We just stumbled on photographer Paula Gillen‘s amazing photographs of MICA students in the 1970s (when Gillen herself attended the art school). They’re disconcerting, in that they clearly come from a bygone era of omnipresent cigarettes and grainy film (instead of grainy Instagram filters), but a quick browse also reveals that today’s art students don’t look all that different. Odds are, though, that they bought their Bowie t-shirts at Urban Outfitters instead of at a concert. Some of our favorite blasts-from-the-past are below; check out Gillen’s whole flickr set here.
(Photos/captions by Paula Gillen)
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