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Andrew Bolton is Curator at The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.Susannah Frankel is fashion editor of The Independent newspaper. Tim Blanks is contributing editor of Style.com.

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. Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty examines the full breadth of the designer's career, from the start of his fledgling label to the triumphs of his own world-renowned London house. It features his most iconic and radical designs, revealing how McQueen adapted and combined the fundamentals of Savile Row tailoring, the specialized techniques of haute couture, and technological innovation to achieve his distinctive aesthetic. 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.

Published to coincide with an exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art organized by The Costume Institute, this stunning book includes a preface by Andrew Bolton; an introduction by Susannah Frankel; an interview by Tim Blanks with Sarah Burton, creative director of the house of Alexander McQueen; illuminating quotes from the designer himself; provocative and captivating new photography by renowned photographer Sølve Sundsbø; and a lenticular cover by Gary James McQueen.

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty celebrates the astounding creativity and originality of a designer who relentlessly questioned and confronted the requisites of fashion.

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ISBN 9780300169782
Genre DESIGN / Fashion
Format Hardcover
Pages 240
Publisher Date 2011-05-31 00:00:00.0
Publisher Metropolitan Museum of Art
Copyright Year 2011
Height 13.5 in
Wdth 10.0 in
Thickness 1.25 in
Unit weight 4.2 lb
Language English
Subtitle Savage Beauty
Audience General/trade
Authors Bolton, Andrew
Country of Origin United States

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