Tag : Commercialism

Frida Kahlo Is Not A Barbie

8 months ago / 0 comments

To celebrate International Women’s Day, Mattel, the manufacturers of Barbie, released a series of collectables to celebrate the inspirational women Frida Kahlo, Amelia Earhart and Katherine Johnson in the form of Barbie dolls. Although it is a step in the right direction for such a large company to appreciate and … Read More

Easter: a commercial eggs-travaganza?

3 years ago / 0 comments

Heralding the start of spring, Easter is a Christian festival and well-observed tradition across the world. The Gryphon investigates the origins of Easter and reflects upon its role in today’s society. For many people, Easter is synonymous with an abundance of chocolate eggs, herds of Lindt gold bunnies, and hot … Read More