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ALEXANDER MCQUEEN DOCUMENTARY

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Quicksilver inspiration, preternatural artistry, and laser-focused drive against a backdrop of allies (Philip Treacy), loyal assistants (Sebastian Pons), ambivalent observers (Detmar Blow), and demons within (depression, drugs) and without (the fashion calendar)—the rapid rise and demise of Alexander McQueen is told in trenchant documentary form by Ian Bonhôte and Peter Ettedgui, co-directors of MCQUEEN. . […]

PORTABLE ART AT HAUSER & WIRTH

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Organized by Celia Forner, Hauser & Wirth presents the Portable Art Project in Los Angeles, an exhibition of wearable objects commissioned from a range of artists, including Louise Bourgeois, John Baldessari, Phyllida Barlow, Stefan Brüggemann, Subodh Gupta, Mary Heilmann, Andy Hope 1930, Cristina Iglesias, Matthew Day Jackson, Bharti Kher, Nate Lowman, Paul McCarthy, Caro Niederer, […]

COMME DES GARÇONS ARCHIVE AT TOTOKAELO

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Grailed and Heroine have teamed with Totokaelo to offer more than 50 pieces of archival designs from Comme des Garçons. See: grailed.com/comme-des-garcons-archive-exhibit totokaelo.com/comme-des-garcons-archive   COMME DES GARÇONS ARCHIVE, through July 25. TOTOKAELO, 190 Bowery (at Spring Street), New York City. totokaelo.com/about An interview with CDG’s Adrian Joffe will be published in the forthcoming print issue of PARIS […]

DRIES

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“ ‘Fashion’ is such an empty word.” — Dries Van Noten As is stated by curator Geert Bruloot at the onset of DRIES—the Dries Van Noten documentary directed by Reiner Holzemer—this original member of the Antwerp Six remains an “artisanal designer,” bringing emotion and passion to a field overrun with indistinct “product.” Van Noten is always […]

CALVIN KLEIN IN BASEL

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At Design Miami/Basel, Calvin Klein and its chief creative officer Raf Simons collaborated with Cassina to showcase a limited edition of Feltri chairs—originally designed in 1987 by Gaetano Pesce—upholstered in an American quilting motif, set around a barn papered with images of AndyWarhol’s Electric Chair. Armchairs numbered 1–50 will be available for purchase at the fair, […]

LIBBY SELLERS IN BASEL

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On the occasion of the publication of WOMEN DESIGN, author and former Design Museum curator Libby Sellers will talk with Betil Dagdelen, Marianne Goebl, and Nina Yashar about the fields of study and landmark work brought to life in her new book.   LIBBY SELLERS—DESIGN MIAMI/BASEL, Hall 1 Süd, Messe Basel. basel2018.designmiami.com/women-design quartoknows.com/Women-Design libbysellers.com/ Image credit: […]

THE COLLECTION OF CARLA SOZZANI

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A new installation of the exhibition of photographs from the collection of Carla Sozzani will be up through autumn 2018.   BETWEEN ART AND FASHION, through November 18 HELMUT NEWTON FOUNDATION, Jebensstrasse 2, Berlin. helmut-newton.com/current_exhibition See the Galerie Azzedine Alaïa installation of the show from 2017: artsandculture.google.com/exhibit Above: Frank Horvat, Coco Chanel regardant son défilé, pour Harper’s […]