On February 11th marked the first anniversary of the death of the British designer Alexander mcqueen. He even chose suicide a day before his mother’s funeral. Plagued by depression, followed by personal setbacks and bound by work pressure and creative compulsion, he saw no other choice than to take the life under the influence of the drug.
Will open its doors the New York Metropolitan Museum of art from May 4 in memory of the inspiring artists and some of the most impressive creations of acclaimed fashion designer present. „ savage beauty “was realized in collaboration with the closest confidants and staff of mcqueen.
Approximately 100 pieces from mcqueen’s wonderful collections, which were produced between 1992 and 2009 will be exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum „ 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, 1880, 1890 s, and the 1950s that he crafted into contemporary silhouettes transmitting romantic narrative. “ curator Andrew Bolton stressed expressly , who has campaigned for the exhibition especially Anna Wintour with great dedication, and stressed that the project without their help would never have been realized.
From May 31, it will be these impressive pieces in book form also on the Metropolitan Museum of art, which under the title „ Alexander mcqueen: savage beauty “was summarized. A year after the suicide of mcqueen’s book is a worthy homage to one of the most creative and inspiring designers of our time.
“mcqueen showed us that fashion art can be and have a stronger meaning than only the pure portability”. It was said further: “His creations were looking for love inspired by”, so Bolten when referring to the exhibition at the Ritz-Carlton, London.
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Edited by Andrew Bolton and Harold Koda, curators of the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum, Tim blanks, contributing editor of Style.com and Susannah Frankel, Fashon editor of the newspaper the independent. The book can now be booked through Amazon.
Campaign image of the SS11 with Lindsey Wixson
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