< What is the doll smiling about anyway? Cool, suggestive, strange, Your Action World: Winners are Losers with a New Attitude satirizes those odious "personal power" manuals and every other variety of get-ahead, improve-yourself tract with deadpan accuracy. As was often the case with his lyrics for the Talking Heads, David Byrne's images are ironic on the surface, disconcerting in their lurking emotional undertones.
About the Author
David Byrne began his artistic life as a photographer, experimenting in this field while scoring major successes in music and cinema. He was the leader of the Talking Heads from 1976 until 1988 and continues to create compelling popular music as a solo artist, among other artistic ventures.