Knowledge Identifier: +Malcolm_McLaren
Category: Visual Arts
Born in 1946, deceased in 2010.
Countries: United Kingdom (44%), France (22%), United States (20%)
Linked to: Sex Pistols, Vivienne Westwood, Bonnefanten Museum, Croydon College
Born into a dysfunctional family, he became an art-college dropout and social rebel in the style of the Paris revolutionaries of 1968
With his keen eye for trends, however, he realized that a new style was needed for the young rebels of the 1970s, and largely initiated the punk movement, to which he supplied fashions from the Chelsea boutique 'SEX' that he ran with his girlfriend Vivienne Westwood
In 1975, McLaren designed red patent leather costumes for the New York Dolls and used a Soviet-style hammer and sickle motif for their stage show, as a provocative means of promoting them
Wally Nightingale - According to guitarist Steve Jones, Nightingale left the band in 1975 after Malcolm McLaren agreed to manage the band, but "
Jim French (photographer) - One illustration of French's, entitled 'Longhorns - Dance', achieved worldwide notoriety when it was appropriated by the late Sex Pistols manager and fashion designer Malcolm McLaren in 1975 as the basis for artwork for a T-shirt sold through Sex, the King's Road boutique McLaren operated with Vivienne Westwood
Punk rock - After a brief period unofficially managing the New York Dolls, Briton Malcolm McLaren returned to London in May 1975, inspired by the new scene he had witnessed at CBGB. The Kings Road clothing store he co-owned, recently renamed Sex, was building a reputation with its outrageous "anti-fashion"
By 1976, McLaren had started to manage The Strand, the band that later became the Sex Pistols
Palmolive (musician) - By 1978, tensions with other band members and their manager, Malcolm McLaren, led to Palmolive's departure, and though many of her songs appear on the group's 1979 debut LP, Palmolive had already moved on
McLaren was approached by Adam Ant to manage Adam and the Ants, following their debut album release in late 1979
During the 1980s, McLaren attempted to make a film called "Fashion Beast", from a script by comic-book writer Alan Moore
Annabella Lwin - In 1980, at the age of thirteen, she was spotted by a friend of Malcolm McLaren singing at the dry cleaning premises in North London where she worked part time
Trevor Horn - During 1982 and 1983, Horn worked with Malcolm McLaren and Anne Dudley, writing numerous worldwide hits including "Buffalo Gals", "Double Dutch", "Duck for the Oyster" and the "Duck Rock" album
McLaren took the project to New York City in 1986, and was for a time funded through NYC-based nightlife impresario and producer Robert Boykin
Lisa Marie (actress) - In 1989 she appeared on Malcolm McLaren's song "Something's Jumpin' in Your Shirt" from his 1989 album "Waltz Darling"
In 1994, he recorded the concept album "Paris", with French artists such as Catherine Deneuve and Françoise Hardy
Sonia Rykiel - Rykiel collaborated with impresario and performer Malcolm McLaren on the song "Who the Hell is Sonia Rykiel-" on McLaren's 1995 album "Paris"
In 1997, Mariah Carey's "Honey" and "Honey " sample "Hey DJ" In 2002, Eminem released a track called "Without Me," which sampled McLaren's song, "Buffalo Gals"
In the 2000 film "The Filth and the Fury" the surviving members of the Sex Pistols put their version of events on film
Glen Matlock - In the 2000 documentary "The Filth and the Fury", the band members generally agree that there was tension between Matlock and Rotten, which Matlock suggests was exacerbated by Malcolm McLaren's attempts to pit the two men against each other
McLaren had a 2005 exhibition of some autobiographical work at the Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie in Karlsruhe called "Casino of Authenticity and Karaoke"
In 2006, McLaren presented the documentary series "Malcolm McLaren's Musical Map of London" for BBC Radio 2, followed in 2007 by "Malcolm McLaren's Life and Times in L.A." Also in 2007, McLaren competed in a reality TV show for ITV titled "The Baron", filmed in the small Scottish fishing village of Gardenstown
Carole Bienaime - Festival de Cannes - In 2006 she became shareholder of B Pop LLP, the production company of Malcolm McLaren, the same year Fast Food Nation by Richard Linklater, a feature film based on the novel of Eric Schlosser, produced by Malcolm Maclaren and Jeremy Thomas was selected by Festival de Cannes to be part of the official competition
Also in 2008, New York City public arts group Creative Time premiered nine pieces of Malcolm's 21-part sound painting series "Shallow" via MTV's massive HD screen in Times Square
Rue du Mail - Collaborations with Linda Farrow and Malcolm McLaren followed, and, in 2009, the brand presented its 5th collection in the Rue du Mail atelier space
In 2011, the US performance art biennial festival Performa instituted "The Malcolm", an award for the most thought-provoking entry named after McLaren and designed by fashion design Marc Newsom
Paul Gorman - In August 2014, Gorman co-curated an exhibition about Malcolm McLaren's engagement in fashion with Young Kim of the Malcolm McLaren Estate