Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty (Fashion Studies)

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Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty (Fashion Studies)

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty (Fashion Studies)

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McQueen’s brilliance is celebrated in this sumptuous tome that accompanies the Costume Institute’s spring retrospective. Bolton, Andrew, with Jan Glier Reeder, Jessica Regan, and Amanda Garfinkel; introduction by Theodore Martin; short story by Michael Cunningham; photography by Nicholas Alan Cope. He was an incredible tailor and his garments always have an exquisite and distinctive silhouette, usually with the waist emphasised.

There is enough detail to satisfy the student of fashion and enough visual splendour to entice and entrance coffee table book lovers. In Highland Rape (1995), the story was about England’s rape of Scotland, which was controversial and somewhat disturbing to look at. His achievements in fashion earned him four British Designer of the Year awards (1996, 1997, 2001 and 2003), as well as the CFDA's International Designer of the Year award in 2003.McQueen's work, as illustrated in this book, asks as many questions as it answers, and that seems to be the mark of great art. Huber, Mellissa and Karen Van Godtsenhoven, with contributions by Amanda Garfinkel, Jessica Regan, Elizabeth Shaeffer, and Elizabeth Way, a preface by Andrew Bolton, and photography by Anna-Marie Kellen.

McQueen's technical precision and lightness of touch, along with that weird, wild, and wandering imagination, are apparent in every image. Huffington Post Arguably the most influential, imaginative, and provocative designer of his generation, Alexander McQueen both challenged and expanded fashion conventions to express ideas about race, class, sexuality, religion, and the environment. Goodreads reminded me of it by recommending the exhibition catalogue, perhaps the third good quality recommendation the algorithm has given me in nearly ten years.Alexander fue un genio de la moda y creatividad, su imagen de enfant terrible y estilo romántico gótico lo convirtió en el favorito de grandes artistas de la talla de Lady Gaga, así como de figuras respetadas de la alta costura como Tom Ford o Anna Wintour. Amazed by how intuitively precise McQueen was with his work, I find the stills in this book even more breath-taking. It also focuses on the highly sophisticated narrative structures underpinning his collections and extravagant runway presentations, with their echoes of avant-garde installation and performance art. The book also offers a review of all of his catwalk collections, illustrated with images by leading fashion photographers, and specially commissioned photographs that capture the his supreme skills and the breath taking theatre of his shows.

El libro es en gran formato y contiene increíbles fotografías de alta calidad de las piezas de la exhibición "Savage Beauty". The brilliance of the four-time British Designer of the Year Award-winner shines brightly in this abundantly illustrated assessment of his entire career.A super-glossy and utterly gorgeous coffee table tome, Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty is a must for any fashionista. The book closes with an encyclopaedic survey of all of McQueen's London collections, from his 1992 MA graduate collection to his final collection, posthumously presented in March 2010. Rare among designers, McQueen saw beyond clothing's physical constraints to its ideological and conceptual possibilities, addressing questions related to race, class, gender, religion, sexuality, and the environment.

Six hours after and still processing, I summed up for friends: Burton, Bosch, Braveheart, beads, bones, birds, brutal, beautiful. Carpenter, Henry Colburn, Stephanie D’Alessandro, Clare Davies, Jayson Kerr Dobney, Ashley Dunn, Maryam Ekhtiar, Douglas S. His designs are beautifully interpreted by London-based Norwegian fashion photographer Solve Sundsbo.McQueen's brilliance is celebrated in this sumptuous tome The hologram cover makes it a collector's item. and] photographs of mannequins in McQueen pieces showcase every stage of the designers innovative, provocative and influential 19-year career. It also focuses on the highly sophisticated narrative structures found in McQueen's collections and in his extravagant runway presentations, which suggested the most avant-garde installation and performance art. The Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum's Alexander McQueen retrospective has proven so popular that the exhibit has been extended until August 7. It reveals how McQueen adapted and combined the fundamentals of Savile Row tailoring, the specialized techniques of haute couture—such as lacework, embroidery, and featherwork—and technological innovation to achieve his distinctive aesthetic.



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