Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between

Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between Author Andrew Bolton
ISBN-10 1588396207
ISBN-13 9781588396204
Year 2017-05-30
Pages 248
Language English
Publisher Metropolitan Museum of Art
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A revelatory look at the influential and enigmatic designer behind Comme des Garons The great pantheon of fashion designers produces only a handful of creators who are masters of their mtier Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garons is one of them Widely recognized among her contemporaries as the most important and influential designer of the past forty years she has since her Paris debut in 1981 defined and transformed the aesthetics of our time This lavishly illustrated publication examines Kawakubos fascination with interstitiality or the space between boundaries Existing within and between dualitieswhether self other object subject art fashionKawakubos work challenges the rigid divisions that have come to define received notions of identity and fashionability inviting us to rethink fashion as a site of constant creation re creation and ultimately hybridity Featuring brilliant new photography and thought provoking texts by Andrew Bolton this book expresses the conceptual and challenging aesthetic of this visionary designer An insightful interview and illustrated chronology of Kawakubos career provide additional context

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Irving Penn

Irving Penn Author Maria Morris Hambourg
ISBN-10 9781588396181
Release 2017-04-21
Pages 372