14 March – 2 August Celebrating the extraordinary creative talent of one of the most innovative designers of recent times, Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty was the first and largest retrospective of McQueen's work to be presented in Europe. Alexander McQueen's dashing creativity was expressed through the technical artistry of his designs and the dramatic intensity of his fashion shows. Drawing on avant-garde installation and performance art, these were also emphatically autobiographical. McQueen fearlessly challenged the conventions of fashion. Alexander McQueen (British, –). Dress, autumn/winter – Courtesy of Alexander McQueen. Photograph © Sølve Sundsbø / Art + Commerce. The exhibition is made possible by Alexander McQueen™. Additional support is provided in partnership with American Express and Condé Nast.
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. Introduction McQueen always started every collection with an idea or a concept for the runway presentation before the fashions. After the concept, he would have this elaborate sort of storyboard with these various references from art, from film, from music—his influences from everywhere. There's a famous story about how. Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty [Andrew Bolton, Sølve Sundsbø, Tim Blanks, Susannah Frankel] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Arguably the most influential, imaginative, and provocative designer of his generation.
12 Mar "London is where I was brought up. It's where my heart is and where I get my inspiration." The words of Lee McQueen greet us when we enter the Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibition, as its doors finally open at the Victoria & Albert Musuem today. After months of anticipation and build-up, the. 16 Mar The upstanding feathers, the dying roses, the vivid plaid, the skulls and bones Can there have ever been such a sensory and stimulating fashion exhibition? Savage Beauty, the homage to the late Alexander McQueen at the Victoria & Albert museum (until August 2) is a visual treat even more potent than. Savage Beauty was an art exhibition held in at the Metropolitan Museum of Art featuring clothing created by British fashion designer Alexander McQueen, as well as accessories created for his runway shows. The exhibit was extremely popular in New York City and resulted in what was then record attendance for the .