Sex Icon: Farrah's Red Bathing Suit Goes to the Smithsonian



Farrah Fawcett's red bathing suit is an object belonging both to the history of pop culture as well as sexuality. Featured in a 1976 poster, this iconic image has sold over 12 million copies. I love to see other cultural institutions preserving the art, objects, artifacts and ephemera that pertain to sex...even if under the guise simple of pop culture. Sex and pop culture have been and always will be bedfellows.

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