Michael Jackson aRt: Symbol Prison

Michael Jackson Gitter Gefängnis Collage auf Billie Jean, They Don't Care About Us, Moonwalker, In the Closet. Der Entertainer ist von Gitterstäben umgeben. Beitragsbild Twitter
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Michael Jackson used symbols in his art numerous times and the symbol „prison“ cited Jackson in his own special way for decades.

"Sometimes you feel like you're in prison!" 
Michael Jackson, 1997. 1
Michael Jackson (Prison) Gefängnis als Zitat in  Barbara Walters Interview 1997 "Sometimes you feel like youre in prison Gefängnis"
"Becoming successful means you become a prisoner." 
Michael Jackson

The symbol „prison“ in Michael Jackson’s art

In 1988 in Michael Jackson’s MOONWALKER, he is once again on the run from people chasing him (symbolizing the army of reporters from the tabloid press?)

The public and the symbol „prison“ in Michael Jackson’s art

v.l.n.r.: BILLIE JEAN 1983, BEAT IT 1983, SMOOTH CRIMINAL 1988, JAM 1992, THEY DON’T CARE ABOUT US 1996, MICHAEL JACKSON’S GHOST’S 1997, YOU ROCK MY WORLD 2001.

 

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Quellen

  1. Michael Jackson interview Barbara Walters, 1997, youtube.com/watch?v=477dXVOLl3I
  2. Screenshots: on this website taken from „Michael Jackson’s Vision [Deluxe Edition] [3 DVDs], released 2010, https://www.michaeljackson.com/news/michael-history-13/

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