The Resource Alexander McQueen : savage beauty, Andrew Bolton ; with contributions by Susannah Frankel and Tim Blanks ; photography by Sølve Sundsbø

Alexander McQueen : savage beauty, Andrew Bolton ; with contributions by Susannah Frankel and Tim Blanks ; photography by Sølve Sundsbø

Label
Alexander McQueen : savage beauty
Title
Alexander McQueen
Title remainder
savage beauty
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Bolton ; with contributions by Susannah Frankel and Tim Blanks ; photography by Sølve Sundsbø
Title variation
Savage beauty
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The exhibition, organized by The Costume Institute, will celebrate the late Alexander McQueen's extraordinary contributions to fashion. From his postgraduate collection of 1992 to his final runway presentation which took place after his death in February 2010, Mr. McQueen challenged and expanded the understanding of fashion beyond utility to a conceptual expression of culture, politics, and identity. His iconic designs constitute the work of an artist whose medium of expression was fashion. Approximately one hundred examples will be on view, including signature designs such as the bumster trouser, the kimono jacket, and the Origami frock coat, as well as pieces reflecting the exaggerated silhouettes of the 1860s, 1880s, 1890s, and 1950s that he crafted into contemporary silhouettes transmitting romantic narratives. Technical ingenuity imbued his designs with an innovative sensibility that kept him at fashion's vanguard." -- MMA website
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
746.92092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
TT505.M37
LC item number
B65 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
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Alexander McQueen : savage beauty, Andrew Bolton ; with contributions by Susannah Frankel and Tim Blanks ; photography by Sølve Sundsbø
Label
Alexander McQueen : savage beauty, Andrew Bolton ; with contributions by Susannah Frankel and Tim Blanks ; photography by Sølve Sundsbø
Publication
Note
Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, May 4-July 31, 2011
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
The romantic mind -- Romantic Gothic -- Romantic nationalism -- Romantic exoticism -- Romantic primitivism -- Romantic naturalism -- Cabinet of curiosities -- An interview with Sarah Burton by Tim Blanks
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Dimensions
35 cm.
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Extent
240 p.
Isbn
9780300169782
Isbn Type
(hc : Yale)
Lccn
2011282033
Other physical details
chiefly ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)687693871

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