Selling the woman-child

Leo, John
June 1994
U.S. News & World Report;6/13/94, Vol. 116 Issue 23, p27
Opinion. Focuses on Kate Moss, the emaciated supermodel whose vacant stare and frequently nude body are on endless public display, mostly in Calvin Klein ads. Why she is a very troubling figure and a prime indicator of our degraded popular culture; Her photos which flirt with masturbation, bestiality, incest and violence; Her child-like look which makes these themes explosive, bordering on child pornography; Suggestion that consumers should boycott Klein.


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