‘Ray of Light’ Vinilos de Coleccion Argentina vinyl re-issue

Ray of Light has been re-issued in Argentina on 2×12″ vinyl in the Vinilos de Coleccion collection with extra booklet.

Warner Records Argentina previously released “Like a Virgin’ in the same collection with extra booklet that focuses on the history of the album, illustrated with fantastic photographs.

This record has been added to the Ray of Light discography, to check out all photographs and images of the labels click HERE

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Confessions on a Dance Floor release party FAME photo gallery online!

We celebrated the worldwide premiere of Confessions on a Dance Floor in FAME Amsterdam on November 10, 2005. 

Believe it or not but a previous releaseparty for Mariah Carey’s “The Emancipation of Mimi” was the blueprint for the first ever official Dutch Madonna releaseparty!

The releaseparty drew a huge crowd who all got to purchase Madonna’s new studio album one day prior to the official release date. The party was done in collaboration with Warner Music Benelux who donated the official promotional Confession on a Dance Floor discoball for the best-dressed fan of the evening. 

We dug in our vaults and recovered a ton of pictures of the event that we never posted online before.

Check out our brand new photo gallery of the world premiere of Confessions on a Dance Floor in FAME Amsterdam HERE

If you were there, you might spot yourself!

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MADAME XTRA Q&A: Learn all about Madonna’s special (Brazil, Nov. 23)

The production will be available on Paramount+ from this Tuesday (23rd).

Attention, fans of the queen of pop! Paramount+ announces the premiere of the MADAME XTRA Q&A special, an extra and exclusive moment from Madonna’s recently released, highly critically acclaimed documentary MADAME X. The production will be available on the streaming platform from this Tuesday (23rd).

Featuring Symone and Aquariana, both RuPaul’s Drag Race winners, the special will feature guest questions from Ariana Grande, Amy Schumer, Billie Eilish, Doja Cat, Drew Barrymore, David Letterman, Naomi Campbell, Snoop Dogg, Sarah Paulson, Kim Kardashian and more.

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Synthesis II: Madonna “Adore” and Fusuma Photography installation has begun

Installation for Synthesis II has begun. Ippodo Gallery are so excited for you all to experience this exhibition. ⁠

Synthesis II: Madonna “Adore” and Fusuma Photography opens on December 3rd, 2021. Join Ippodo Gallery for the opening reception on Friday, December 3rd from 5-8 pm!⁠

Prints are available to order through their website. Framing information is available upon request.⁠

Image: Madonna Scroll #1, Washi Paper Print mounted on vintage scroll by Kenji Wakasugi⁠

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HARD CANDY press articles online (64 items)

Let’s go  back to the ‘Hard Candy’ era in 2008 with 64 press clippings that have just been added to its page!

From various reviews of the studio album to magazine covers and live coverage of the promotional gigs. Brand new articles and others that were previously online have been re-watermarked and enhanced. 

Check them out HERE

Musikmarkt April 11, 2008 (Germany)

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V133 is now available in a limited-edition, collectors box set, which includes all four highly-coveted Madonna by Steven Klein covers. Encased in one luxurious, midnight-colored, lucite box, the world’s most photographed woman’s media shattering covers for our winter issue becomes this holiday season’s ultimate, must-have keepsake.

With only 20 of this deluxe box sets available, you don’t want to miss your opportunity to purchase before they are gone forever.

Order your box set today!


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Madonna, drugs and helicopter-trained dogs: the dark, starry life of William Orbit

He talks at length about Madonna, with whom he made three albums – her unique musicality, her toughness, how she is a better arranger than him – and about whom illuminating anecdotes tumble out of nowhere. “We were at the Hit Factory [studio in New York] once and I walked in on her on the lav – she hadn’t locked it,” says Orbit. “She’s doing a No 2 and I’m like: ‘Oh God, I’m so sorry.’ She said: ‘William, look, I was brought up in a family of six kids with one loo, so don’t sweat it.’”

The first time they worked together, on Ray of Light, “killed me”, says Orbit. “I was in a crisis with my family, which I put on hold. I remember getting very ill that winter; at the age of 43, I was done in physically.” It took months to complete. Madonna, who was a new mum at the time, cracked the whip. As hard as it was, it was an atmosphere in which he thrived. “I flourish under that,” he says. “She’s a fabulous producer. When it says ‘produced by Madonna and William Orbit’, people don’t always give her the credit for that. But she’s as responsible as me.”

Read the full interview at The Guardian

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Madonna prints by Kenji Wakasugi available to buy at Ippodo Gallery

Synethesis II by Kenji Wakasugi is an upcoming exhibit of photos of Madonna, alongside Fusuma imagery, both by Kenji Wakasugi running from December 3rd 2021 – January 7th 2022.

There will be Madonna prints available to buy in small, medium and large sizes along side wonderful limited prints as special ‘Dibond’ options too.

In regards to purchasing these prints online, everyone interested can enquire through the Ippodo Gallery website. Tab on the “ENQUIRE” button, and one can fill in the basic information in the pop-up window. They will respond to all enquiries as soon as possible.

Additionally, anyone can purchase the prints directly through the Artsy website

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The Confessions Tour London August 12, 2006 photo gallery online

Check out 83 photographs taken during The Confessions Tour as performed in the Wembley Arena on August 12, 2006. 

We managed to take dozens of shots during this show from very the front row. Madonna posed for the camera quite often and this photo taken by Hans Schaft during “I Love New York” is without question the greatest example! Madonna stuck out her tongue to the camera for as long as it took to get a great shot.

Check out this and 82 other fantastic photographs HERE

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Synthesis II “Adore” Madonna and Fusuma Photography by Kenji Wakasugi (PRESS RELEASE)

New York, NY Ippodo Gallery welcomes you Synthesis II, our second solo exhibition of works by Kenji Wakasugi, on view from December 3rd to January 7th, 2021.

A sequel to Synthesis, Wakasugi’s inaugural exhibition at the gallery in 2016, Synthesis II highlights the artist’s exploration of photography inspired by traditional ink-painting. The show will also feature individual prints and a limited second edition publication of the photo book ADORE from his 1985 photoshoot with Madonna.

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Madonna: The Joan Collins of Pop – The Virgin Tour review (Dallas)

‘And, though she certainly merits an Iggy Pop School of Applied Tastelessness Award for her much-copied couture, the extravaganza clinched Madonna’s standing as the ultimate lowbrow sex symbol: a Joan Collins for the charts, a bedroom-mirror Venus who’d never cut it in Vegas.’

Check out the full review for The Virgin Tour as performed in Dallas in 1985 by Cynthia Rose for NME (May 25, 1985) below.

The article has been added to The Virgin Tour archives.

NME May 25, 1985 (UK)

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